Increasing Climate Change Refugees Will Only Diminish Action Against Global Warming

Just this year, we have seen the effects of the climate change crisis take shape in an unprecedented way. Bushfires have ravaged the Australian continent. Greenland’s melting ice caps have raised global sea levels by 2.2mm in just two months. Coral bleaching continues to threaten the health of sea life […]

Four Days Of Violence In New Delhi: How Divisive Has The Citizenship Amendment Act Been? 1

On 23 February 2020, India witnessed a level of violence unseen for decades. At the heart of this was a controversial new law, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) – passed in December 2019 – which offered fast-track citizenship to strictly non-Muslim minorities. That this perceived blatantly anti-Muslim, anti-constitutional law sparked […]

Modi’s Administration Is Building Muslim Detention Centres Across India

Over the past 8 months, more than 2 million people from across India have had their citizenships revoked and now face almost certain imprisonment in the government’s internment camps. Most of these people were born, and raised in India yet their entire livelihood has been upended since the release of […]

“Namaste Trump” And “Howdy Modi”: U.S.-India Relations And Trump’s Giant Rally In India

Last Monday, February 24th, President Trump visited India, where a rally of more than 100,000 awaited him in Ahmedabad. People wore cardboard masks with Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s faces on them. Some wore hats saying “Namaste Trump”—which loosely translates to “Welcome, Trump”. The rally was held in […]

Chhaupadi Practice: A Killer And Dangerous Tradition Against Women

Even in the 21st century, stigmas know no borders and unfortunately, in several countries’ women must face very cruel realities since the world is full of myths that stigmatize menstruation. In many cultures in Asia, being a woman affects the way of life according to the civilization or ethnic group […]