Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

Beijing’s Aggressive Anti-Migrant Campaign

This winter, forcible evictions in China’s capital have intensified. After an apartment fire killed 19 people in November, the government launched an aggressive campaign to destroy unauthorized and unsafe structures. Entire neighbourhoods in Beijing have since been demolished, forcing eviction upon tens of thousands of residents. The campaign is so […]

Florida Major Battleground For Gun Control Debate As NRA Sues State Over New Law

On Friday, March 9, shortly after the Florida state legislature passed new gun-control legislation into law, the National Rifle Association (NRA) announced that it would sue the state, arguing that new restrictions introduced in the legislation violate the Constitution, according to BBC News. The bill places a three-day waiting period […]

Migration Crisis: Venezuelan Exodus Strains Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has suspended the issuing of temporary visas to Venezuelan refugees in an effort to slow down the surge of people seeking safety in the neighbouring country. The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela has forced over half a million of its citizens into Colombia over the […]

The Celebration Of Girl’s Day In China: An Unfinished Journey Of Pursuing Women’s Rights

As the International Women’s Day approaches and passes, an interesting practice on the international festival in China was once again called into question. It has become more and more popular for female college students to celebrate a March 7th festival called ‘Girls’ Day,’ who created their own version, refusing to […]

Thousands Gather In British Columbia To Protest The Expansion Of The Trans Mountain Pipeline

On March 10th, thousands of people near Vancouver, British Columbia (BC)  protested the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, spearheaded by Texas-based infrastructure giant, Kinder Morgan. The Trans Mountain Pipeline, originally built in 1953, currently carries 300,000 barrels of oil products per day from the tar sands in Alberta to […]