Reports


Poland, Belarus, Intersectionalism, And Hope

Recently, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal, the highest court in the country, imposed a near total ban on abortion, sparking protests throughout the nation. As of October 30th, the Polish government banned abortions due to fetal abnormalities increasing the government’s already restrictive policies towards abortion. This action is an invasion of the

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Food For Thought: Finding A Balance Between Agricultural Production And Climate Change

  In her 1962 book Silent Spring, Rachel Carson informed the world of the harmful effects of chemical fertilizers and pesticides on the environment. The publication was influential in shifting a world-wide recognition of environmental concerns. Following the publication in 1970, the United States first celebrated Earth day. In 1983, the first

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Gender Inequality In Factory Based-Work In China

Gender disparities in the workforce in China have become increasingly visible. Gender inequalities remain existent within all aspects of life for Chinese women. However, these inequalities are particularly prominent within factory-based work. Through factory-based work, the status and role of women have declined on an international scale. The increase of

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United Arab Emirates: Progressive Overhaul?

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently (November 7) announced what appears to be a significant overhaul of Islamic Personal Laws. President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the new package of reforms, all of which are effective immediately, are receiving considerable international praise. The reforms cover significant legal ground, from

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United States Election 2020

Elections in the United States are undoubtedly one of the most significant events in the world. Over the course of this week, these elections have not allowed many of us to sleep properly. It is no wonder that they have been loaded with uncertainty and hesitation. Will Republican Donald Trump

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The Dangers Of Unchecked Technology: Oppression From TikTok To Xinjiang

In September 2020, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) published an expansive report entitled “TikTok and WeChat: Curating and Controlling global information flows.” The report discusses the soft power of censorship that these apps exert onto their users. Broadly, it demonstrates how censorship policies of media companies can direct or

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