Daily Archives: March 22, 2019

World Leaders Gather At UN Environment Assembly To Address Solutions For Sustainable Consumption

Two weeks ago,  the United Nations Environment Assembly, the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment comprising 4,700 delegates from 170 countries gathered for a week-long summit in Nairobi, Kenya.  At the top of the agenda was the issue of sustainable consumption. Joyce Msuya, acting head of UN Environment stressed […]

Thailand: An Undemocratic Election

On March 24th, 2019, following a five-year direct military rule, a national election will once again take place in Thailand. For millions of voters across the entire country, this is considered a way of putting an end to years of chaos and political instability. With the military-led government pledging to […]

The Danger of “Fake News”

Trump is well-known for his infamous “Fake News” rhetoric which he often uses against the mainstream media in an attempt at discrediting their reputation. With the re-emergence of the right-wing populist movement, the significance of the phrase and its meaning  are becoming ever clearer in today’s society. However, many do not […]

Innocence Lost: Reflections Of The Real New Zealand? 3

Friday March 15th, 2019 is a day that will be remembered in New Zealand history as the darkest day this small nation has seen.  In what must be called out as an act of terrorism, Brenton Tarrant entered two mosques in Christchurch and indiscriminately opened fire on those congregated at their […]

Venezuela’s Power Outage As Social And Political Crisis

The power outages in Venezuela have been an ongoing occurrence since 2007. The most recent of which began on the 8th of March. With power not restored, the blackouts are causing a national crisis. The San Geronimo B substation in the centre of the country, which supplies electricity to four […]

Dark Clouds Loom Over New Zealand

As peaceful midday prayers at Al Noor Mosque echoed through its halls, a gunman charged through, killed several worshippers and fled the scene. By the time emergency services responded, the gunman drove to another mosque in the nearby suburb of Linwood and shot at another group of people inside. Deemed […]

Algerian President Not Seeking Another Term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika promised to not seek a fifth term in office after being in power for 20 years. In a message that was carried by the official Algeria Press Agency (APS) news agency, it was stated that there would not be a presidential election on April 18, and […]