Day: March 18, 2017

Band-Aid Soultions: South Sudan, Famine, And War

The world’s fastest growing refugee crisis is now in South Sudan. The United Nations Refugee agency announced on March 17th, 2017 the alarming number of civilians fleeing their homes; some 1.6 million people have fled or been displaced to neighbouring countries in the last 8 months following another wave of

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Ottoman Nostalgia: Turkish Referendum Poses Threat To Migrant Deal

Following an attempted military coup against the administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2016, the Turkish leader is attempting to avoid future threats to his power by proposing changes that would transform the country’s parliamentary government to an executive presidency. There’s nothing inherently wrong with such a

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Argentina’s Teachers And Unions Hit The Streets In Protest

On Monday, March 6, thousands of teachers in Argentina hit the streets of Buenos Aires in protest, demanding better working conditions and salary increases. The strike lasted 24-hours, delaying the beginning of Argentina’s academic year. Demonstrators held banners of the national flag. Specifically, the teachers were calling for a 35%

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