Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

Violence In Greek-Turkish Border Enters Second Week

Origins Of The Crisis In late February, following Turkey’s announcement opening its borders towards continental Europe, thousands of migrants and refugees made their way to the Greek border. This resulted in violence on both sides, with Greece and European Union claiming a coordinated attack and Turkey an overwhelmed system. Both […]

Power, Poison And Pollution – Compounding Urban Growth With The Profitable Production Networks Of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, is one of the most crowded places on earth. It has almost 9 million residents and its rate of growth is set to rise in the coming months. With climate change making vulnerable coastal areas less inhabitable, its exponentially increasing national population growth rate […]

COVID-19: UK Government’s Controversial Response

As of March 12th, confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK have risen to 590. The true number of cases could be much higher. Moving from the “containing” phase to the “delaying” phase, the National Health Service system is on an emergency footing. Although 30 designated hospitals are still receiving patients, […]

“March is Coming!” – Chilean Students Lead Resurgence In Protests Against Structural Inequality

Last month, the message “March is coming!” began appearing among Chile’s teeming political graffiti. On Monday 2nd of March, Chilean high-school students made good of the writing on the wall, taking to the streets in a mass organization of country-wide marches, sit-ins, walkouts and actions. This resurgence of student activism […]