Daily Archives: July 8, 2020

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19 After Months Of Mismanagement

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for COVID-19 this week, after months of undermining the severity of the global pandemic. Speaking to a small group of reporters, a mask-wearing Bolsonaro confirmed he contracted the coronavirus. He stated, “There’s no reason for fear… Life goes on. I thank God for my […]

What ICE’s Latest Policy For International Students Says About Trump And His Motive For Reopening College

With the next academic year due to begin shortly, students around the world are eagerly awaiting to see how their education will continue in the fall. However, for international students attending college in the United States, the remainder of the summer holiday will likely include even more anxiety and distress, […]

Culture War Over Black Lives Matters and Statues Fuelling Britain’s Far-Right 1

Far-right groups in Britain have seen a resurgence in recent weeks in response to the global Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Sara Khan, Britain’s first counter-extremism commissioner, has said that far-right activists have spread white supremacist narratives and incited hate online by taking advantage of the BLM protests.  In June, […]

The Possible End Of “One Country, Two Systems”, Hong Kong Navigates Its New Reality After China Enacts New Security Law

China’s new security law for Hong Kong has struck the region after legal experts concluded the bill seeks to fundamentally change the region’s legal system. The Beijing-led legislation seeks to criminalize actions of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with extreme punishments. These actions include breaking away from the country, undermining […]

Scotland: First Country in the World to Include LGBT Education

Scotland is set to become the first country in the world to introduce LGBTQ+ inclusive lessons into the school curriculum. In 2021, all public schools will teach lessons about the LGBTQ+ community such as same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, and HIV/AIDS epidemic. “Scotland is already considered one of […]