Daily Archives: August 31, 2019

Xenophobia In South Africa Needs To Be Tamed 1

Xenophobia in South Africa is deplorable as the Road Freight Association has reported over 200 foreign truck drivers have been killed since March 2018. It is inhumane to note the attackers are drivers from the All Truck Drivers Foundation (ATDF). In response, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said that the root […]

Johnson & Johnson To Pay $572 Million In Landmark Opioid Crisis Trial 1

On Monday, Judge Thad Balkman of the Cleveland District Court delivered the ruling in a landmark trial against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. The state of Oklahoma, originally seeking $17 billion from the company, was awarded $572 million dollars (New York Times). In his ruling, Judge Balkman stated that Johnson […]

Situation In Hong Kong Intensifies, As Key Figures Are Arrested In Crackdown

Key figures from the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement were arrested on Friday, in the latest sign that China is increasingly determined to clamp down on demonstrations, ahead of a thirteenth straight week of protests. Among the 28 people who were arrested, was 23-year-old Joshua Wong, a key leader of the […]