Daily Archives: October 24, 2019


Northern Ireland Grudgingly Legalizes Abortion And Same-Sex Marriage

The British Parliament, amidst the collapse of Northern Ireland’s local government, has just announced the legalization of both abortion and same-sex marriage in the traditionally conservative Northern Ireland. According to the New York Times, due to the collapse of Northern Ireland’s governing assembly three years ago, British Parliament was able […]


Gunfights In Culiacán Highlight The Failure Of Military Solutions To Organized Crime

Last Thursday, October 17, 2019, a sprawling gunfight broke out in Culiacán, Mexico when officials attempted to arrest a son of the infamous drug lord, “El Chapo” Guzmán. The United States indicted the son, Ovidio Guzmán López, alongside his brother, with conspiracy to distribute drugs to be into the country […]


Outrage As Brexit Group Leave.EU Targets German Chancellor With Wartime Propaganda Meme

Anti-EU campaign group, Leave.EU, recently incensed many with a xenophobic tweet directed at the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. Posted on Tuesday 8th October, the meme alluded to Britain’s World War victories and was evocative of wartime propaganda. It read, “We didn’t win two world wars to be pushed around by […]


South Africa’s Violence Deeply Rooted From Its Apartheid Era

Despite South Africa’s Apartheid ending over 20 years ago, criminality has embedded itself in the fabric of its society. Discrimination, murder, and rape are common; its President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country is one of “the most unsafe places in the world to be a woman.” The country is struggling […]


Putin’s Visit To Saudi Arabia Marks Russia’s Growing Influence In The Middle East

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Saudi Arabia’s capital of Riyadh on Monday, marking his first state visit to the country in over a decade and signalling Russia’s growing influence in the Middle East. Putin has only made one other trip to Riyadh, in 2007, and Saudi King Salman bin […]


Multiple Racist Incidents Tarnish Football Yet Again In The UK, Bulgaria And Italy

This weekend saw three separate racist incidents across British football, in another shameful week which started with England players being subject to abhorrent racism at an away match in Bulgaria. All three cases are subject to investigations either by the police or the clubs themselves. The three incidents happened at […]