Daily Archives: December 20, 2019

Violence Against Chilean Protestors Intensifies

In October, Chilean student activists fare-evaded on the Santiago Metro as an act of civil disobedience against recently introduced public transport price increases. The increase was 30 Pesos, but for many low-income families—many of whom already spend more than 20% of their income on transport—this 4% increase in ticket prices […]

China Suspends U.S. Army’s Hong Kong Visits In Response To New Law

China announced earlier this month that it was suspending visits by U.S. military ships and aircraft to Hong Kong, a reaction to a new law formalising America’s support for pro-democracy protesters in the special administrative region. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which was signed by President Trump […]

Are Reparations Still Relevant?

With the 2020 elections approaching, many topics that concern Americans have become a subject of debate between candidates competing for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Among these topics are gun control, healthcare, immigration, climate change, and – within the conversation of how these candidates plan on improving civil rights and […]