Daily Archives: August 4, 2018


The Philippine War on Drugs

Overview The Philippine War on Drugs refers to the violence inflicted upon suspected drug affiliates by President Roberto Duterte’s administration who believe in eradication over rehabilitation. Since his inauguration in June 2016, thousands of people have been killed by police in drug raids, and by unnamed vigilante killers who are rumoured […]


Venezuela Predicted To Hit One Million Percent Inflation Rate By Year’s End

The International Monetary Fund recently announced that inflation in Venezuela is predicted to hit one million percent by the end of this year, a startling figure despite the ongoing socioeconomic crisis that has already crippled the economy and caused widespread hunger, malnutrition, and frustration with a government that refuses to […]


Green Murder: Record Number Of Environmental Activists Killed in 2017

Despite the increasing importance of environmental initiatives, advocating for them remains a dangerous occupation globally. In fact, a record 207 environmental activists were killed last year in the course of their activities according to Global Witness, a human rights NGO. These deaths came as activists attempted to prevent development on […]