Daily Archives: September 8, 2019


U.K. Conservative Party Reportedly Polling ‘Culture War’ Issues For Imminent Election Cycle

Last week, The Times broke the story that the Conservative Party are allegedly targeting traditionally Labour-dominated areas of the U.K., to see whether they can win favour with voters on “culture war” issues like transgender rights. The Times reported this within an article on Boris Johnson’s potential election strategies and […]


Series Of Suicide Car Bombings In Afghanistan have Halted U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks

Multiple suicide car bomb attacks that were claimed by the Taliban have killed at least 28 and left more than 100 wounded in Kabul as U.S.-Taliban peace talks were underway. Al Jazeera reports that the September 2 attack, which left 16 people dead and more than 100 injured, was the […]


Russia and Ukraine Exchange Prisoners

Russia and Ukraine exchanged prisoners yesterday, in token of the willingness by both countries to amend relations, after five years of conflict in the east of Ukraine. 35 Ukrainian prisoners arrived in Kiev to be greeted by friends and family, as well as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who had campaigned […]


Cyber Security Practices Addressed By McAFee’s CEO 2

According to Forbes, Chris Young, current CEO of McAfee, addressed in an interview with Metis Strategy’s president, Peter High, that McAfee is encountering a couple of issues related to cybersecurity. First, the organization is making a process in trying to keep with the rapid innovation of the modern day’s technology. […]


Greta Thunberg Completes Historic Zero-Emission Trip Amidst Cries Of Outrage

After a historic 15-day emissions-free trip across the Atlantic to join climate change protests in New York, climate change activist Greta Thunberg has touched on land to find support from many, but also the vitriolic outcry of those who fear change. Right-wing commentators and climate change deniers have made exceedingly […]


Five EU Countries Offer To Take In Refugees Initially Declared Illegal By Italy

Five EU Countries, specifically Germany, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Portugal, have offered refuge for 104 migrants presently being held in Italy following former Italian Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini’s attempted ban of their presence. Italian authorities swiftly confiscated the Eleonore rescue ship, bearing the 104 immigrants and operated by […]


The Unwelcoming Tales Of Unaccompanied Migrant Children In France 1

France is no exception to receiving the influx of migrants like the rest of Europe. However, recent reports have revealed that French border police authorities have been rejecting unaccompanied migrant children who have dared dangerous mountain trips from Italy to France. Rigorous age evaluations and interviews have been conducted. These […]


Warnings Of New Arms Race Go Unheeded

On Thursday, 5th September, Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed his concerns about a new global arms race at an economic forum in Russia’s Far East. Putin’s comments come at a time of increased tension between the United States and Russia, as both nations begin testing missiles which would have been […]