Daily Archives: August 14, 2018

Ripple Effects Of Kenya’s Presidential Election Still Being Felt In The Nation

The time that has elapsed since Kenya’s courts nullified the presidential election is almost one year now. The level of disruption the election caused affected several parts of the nation with the total number of nullifications being nothing short of astonishing. Some of the elections nullified have involved high profile […]

More Civilans Die In Yet Another Horrifying Bombing In Afghanistan

On August 3, the Islamic State (IS) bombed a Shi’a mosque named Khawaja Hassan in Gardez, Afghanistan. The attack killed over 39 people and injured at least 80, according to Reuters News Agency. The attackers targeted the mosque while people were praying on Friday, a holy day for Muslims across […]

‘Earth Overshoot Date’ Continues To Move Up Year After Year

Only seven months into the year, August 1 has already marked ‘Earth Overshoot Day’ for the planet – the earliest date since 1969, when human consumption of the Earth’s natural resources first outstripped the planet’s ability to create those resources in a single year – drawing attention to how we […]

Demonizing The Media 1

A dominant narrative driven by President Trump and his administration has been that certain new organizations spread misinformation and are fundamentally dishonest. By examining which news organizations are condemned, it is evident that those who criticize Trump and his administration are demonized publicly regardless of the credibility of information presented. […]

The Cambodian General Election: The End Of Democracy?

The upcoming general election in Cambodia has garnered controversy surrounding the extent of governmental oppression and influence over the legitimacy of the election. The current ruling political party, the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), has been criticized by international human rights groups over corruption and coercive measures to sway election results […]