Daily Archives: November 20, 2020

UN Special Rapporteur Calls For Ending Sanctions On Qatar

UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan on Thursday, November 12th called for the Saudi-led coalition of Arab states to end their years-long blockade and sanctions program targeting Qatar. A statement released by the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner announced that Douhan observed in a two-week trip to the country that […]

Canada Reveals Net-Zero Plans For Climate Change

The governing Liberal Party of Canada has announced new proposals aimed at reaching net-zero carbon emissions. The government also outlines the steps that they will follow every five years from 2030 to 2050 and will provide regular progress reports. As Canada is a signatory to the Paris Climate Agreement, this […]

Jordan Prepares For Upcoming Parliamentary Election

Jordanians will head to the polls on November 10th to vote in the parliamentary election. Amidst the pandemic and growing concerns of a collapsing healthcare system, many have called on the government to postpone the elections, but the government has refused to do so. This refusal to postpone may result […]

How American Democracy Can Be More Democratic

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (Compact hereafter) should replace the electoral college in America to ensure every vote counts. The debate on the electoral college was pertinent in the 2020 election because even when the number of votes for leader of the Democrat party Joe Biden overtook the number […]