Daily Archives: June 2, 2018


Sex Workers And Civil Liberties At Risk In Recent U.S. Anti-Trafficking Law

On April 11, 2018, the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) and Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) merged to become one law after being passed through the House, the U.S. Senate, and the Oval Office. At first glance, the law appeared to be a […]


Hungary Democratic Backslide Is A Threat to Domestic And EU Peace

This week, Aljazeera and BBC showed international alarm after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government drafted a bill that criminalizes helping refugees, which follows suggesting a 25% tax on non-governmental organizations who fund foreign migrants. This is threatening to Hungarian nationals because it challenges their right to help refugees and […]


Sergey Lavrov meets with Kim Jong-un as Russia looks to increase its influence on the Korea Peninsula

This past Thursday, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un during what was the first official face to face meeting between a Russian government official and Kim. The visit also happened to be Lavrov’s first visit to North Korea since 2009—that is despite Russia having […]