Daily Archives: January 3, 2020

127 Deaths Reported In A Single Day: The Most Homicidal Day In Mexican History

December in Mexico began with a scathing review of its approach to tackling violent drug cartels. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commonly referred to as AMLO, vowed to be the president of “hugs, not bullets” in response to Mexico’s surging criminal violence. However, this approach has now been brought into […]

Are Smart Cities Promise Of Sustainable Development, Or An Eery Utopia?

Building new “smart cities” could help solve two major current problems: rapid urban population growth and unsustainable living practices, including inefficient water and electricity use. These problems are pressing, as the biggest threat to human kind is global climate change, and smart cities bring new technologies that offer a bold, […]

Polio Cases Rise In Pakistan Amid Vaccination Misinformation Campaigns

Throughout 2019, Pakistan had faced challenges to its polio eradication efforts as a result of increasing anti-vaccination misinformation in the country’s most susceptible regions. Al Jazeera reports that Pakistan has had difficulty containing the spread of polio over the past year, and case tallies have reached their highest point in […]