Opinion


Do The Democrats Offer Any Real Change To America’s Foreign Policy?

We know Trump’s foreign and military policy is not going to ensure world peace, but do his potential rivals inspire hope? Below is a rough outline of two of the main Democratic candidates, who generally represent the views of all candidates, one being Obama -era orthodoxy and the other, new […]

Do The Democrats Offer Any Real Change To America's Foreign Policy?

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Coronavirus And The Changing Face Of Hong Kong Protests

Protests have been raging across Hong Kong for nearly a year. While the protests started in February as a response to the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019, which would allow the extradition of criminals to countries like China, the central goals of […]


Acquitted, But Tarnished: Trump’s Impeachment Foreshadows A Dire Political Year For America

On February 5, 2020, the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump came to an expected end in acquittal.  While Senator Mitt Romney shocked the Republican Party by voting for removal based on abuse of power, this outcome projects a bitter year for the American political scene in another election cycle. […]

Acquitted, But Tarnished: Trump’s Impeachment Foreshadows A Dire Political Year For America

The Case For Erasmus

The Case For Erasmus

After years of uncertainty, the United Kingdom finally left the European Union on 31st January. Given how socially, politically and economically intertwined the UK and EU have been since the early 1970’s, this event marks a watershed moment and attention has already shifted towards the EU-UK negotiations which will dominate […]


Humanitarian Empowerment Trumps Humanitarian Aid For Refugees

The uncontrollable and unpredictable outbursts of wars and terror attacks around the world continue to increase concerns on if stable peace is achievable. To an extent, peace can be attained but there is a need for sustainable approaches. The increase in mobility from conflict has resulted in the unwanted and […]

Humanitarian Empowerment Trumps Humanitarian Aid For Refugees

Protesting Policing In NYC

Protesting Policing In NYC

On Friday, January 31, 2020, hundreds, if not thousands of protestors organized by Antifa and Decolonize this Place poured into Grand Central Station, demonstrating against new public transportation reforms. These reforms include increases in police presence in the subway and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) fares. Demonstrators demanded complete removal […]


Trump Downplays Injuries Sustained By U.S. Soldiers Following Iranian Retaliation

The Guardian reported that “Thirty-four U.S. soldiers have been diagnosed with concussion or traumatic brain injury from an 8 January Iranian missile attack on their base in Iraq, the Pentagon has revealed.” Injuries such as these show the insidious and subtle ways in which war ruins lives. Its destructive reach […]

Crisis Index

The Rising Threat Of Protest Fatigue

The Rising Threat Of Protest Fatigue

As evidenced by the growing number of protests, riots, and outright revolutions, we live in a tumultuous time. The New York Times reports that since World War II, mass protests have become more common year after year. The current frequency of protests is unprecedented. The point of this article is […]


Liberté, Egalité…Complicité? Is French Foreign Policy Undermining Peace in Libya?

Following the Berlin summit, serious questions remain concerning French involvement in Libya. Do French interests align with UN resolutions and can President Macron remain committed to promises on domestic security whilst toeing the international line? Present at Sunday’s summit were Fayez al-Saraj, prime minister of the UN-backed Government of National […]

Liberté, Egalité...Complicité? Is French Foreign Policy Undermining Peace in Libya?

War Is Just Another Form Of Class Conflict

War Is Just Another Form Of Class Conflict

A few weeks ago, the #WWIII was trending on Twitter, filling feeds across the world with nihilist memes about the possibility of conscription thanks to the assassination of Iranian major general, Qasem Soleimani. Although these memes were all varying degrees of hilarious and worrying, they reflect one of the biggest […]