Daily Archives: July 17, 2020

Polish Presidential Election: A Perspective On Human Rights On A Global Scale

Although Andrzej Duda failed to win the first round of the Polish presidential election, he managed to defeat his liberal challenger, Rafal Trzaskowski, with a very narrow majority on July 12th. Duda’s party, Law and Justice, has dominated Polish politics in the last few years with a culture that discriminates […]

Lebanon Faces U.S. And Christian Cleric Scrutiny Amidst Political And Socioeconomic Hardship

Lebanese politicians faced backlash from Christian religious authorities on Sunday, as fears of hunger and economic crises arose. The conflict could lead to instability not seen since the country’s 15-year civil war. A top Christian cleric, the Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, said in a sermon according to Reuters that […]

Something Smells Funny: The Trumps’ Love For Goya Beans

2020 has characterised this new decade through a state of instability, emphasising long-standing inequalities. By recognizing the divisions along the lines of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and socioeconomic status, we can begin to understand how there has been a lack of a cohesive and consistent public health response to current Coronavirus […]