Daily Archives: June 12, 2020

Fight Climate Change With Universal Programs 3

Hardly a day passes without new reports on the growing severity of the ongoing ecological crisis. Global temperatures are currently rising 1,000 times faster than at any other time in the geological record. According to Stanford climate scientist Ken Caldiera, “in the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, average temperatures are […]

Will “Sleepy Joe” Show America He’s Wide Awake?

Currently, the United States is going through a number of crises – from a free-falling economy to the public speaking out, despite the panic caused by a deadly pandemic, against blatant racism and prejudice. Mr. Biden, now the democratic nominee, has responded to these crises by stating that Donald Trump’s […]

A Global Stance: Belgians Call For The Removal Of King Leopold II Statues.

In the first week of June, demonstrators in Europe, from London to Rome via Brussels, showed their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the U.S. from coast to coast. In Belgium, activists targeted statues of King Leopold II in Ghent, Antwerp, and Brussels, amongst other places. They call […]

New Zealand Has Successfully Eliminated COVID-19 – What This Means For NZ And The Rest Of The World

New Zealand is one of the first countries to successfully eliminate COVID-19 entirely from its population, this is a substantial milestone in the worlds’ fight against the pandemic. Because of this, it has been recognised through the global media and they have been celebrating with us as we commemorate our […]

Pride Began With Protests: The Black Lives Matter Movement And Pride Month

Pride Month is usually a time for celebration and reflection. However, this year’s gay Pride is happening in the middle of a global health crisis and civil unrest. As worldwide protests against systemic racism and police brutality are taking place, several LGBTQ organizations are refocusing their Pride events in alignment […]

Kidnapping Of Thai Exile Ignites Protests For Justice

Demonstrations have broken out in Bangkok in response to the suspected kidnapping of a Thai activist who is recognized for sparking protests of the country’s constitutional monarchy. Activists have denounced laws that suppress opposition to the country’s ruling family, including restricting people’s abilities to organize and the freedom to criticize […]

Damning UN Report Alludes To Thousands Of Extrajudicial Killings In Duterte’s ‘’War on Drugs’’

President Duterte of the Philippines was elected in June 2016 with the promise that he would do everything in his power to crack down on drug-related crime in the country. Now, four years on, the UN has released a detailed report documenting the extrajudicial killings of thousands of people at […]