Charlie Scrimgeour

Shinzo Abe Announces Plans To Amend Japan’s Pacifist Constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced his plans in attempting to change Japan’s pacifist constitution, saying he hopes revisions will take place by 2020. Abe hopes to amend the pacifist constitution that has been in place since enacted by American occupiers after World War II. The constitution was enacted […]

Is The Political Climate Surrounding Climate Change Changing?

Last week scientists revealed that two thirds of the Great Barrier Reef have been damaged by ‘unprecedented’ bleaching, a reaction caused by increasing sea temperatures. Bad news about the environment seems to be a constant in our newspapers these days. While actions like the 2016 Paris Agreement, which was hailed […]

The Dangers Of Trumps ‘America First’ Policy To Human Rights In Syria

As the Syrian conflict enters its 6th year, the prospect of sustainable peace being reached remains improbable. Since the peaceful uprising in 2011, the conflict has escalated massively, which has taken the lives of 470,000 people and displaced 11 million people. Despite the current ceasefire between the regime and non-Islamist forces, […]