“Woman, life, freedom” and “death to the dictator” are the words ringing throughout Iran as mass protests continue. The demonstrations, which have taken place in over 40 Iranian cities, come following the death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman, Jîna “Mahsa” Amini, … Continue reading Protests continue in Iran
As the emergence of the Omicron COVID variant became a variant of concern, governments across the global North responded with a strong message for their populations to get a booster vaccine. This included the UK, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson … Continue reading Boosters, Omicron, and Vaccine Apartheid
The first 2 weeks of November has seen a migrant border crisis go from bad, to worse, to critical. An estimated more than 4,000 people, largely of Middle-Eastern origin, have gathered at the Kuznica border crossing, attempting to pass from … Continue reading In the argument between Belarus and Poland, Migrants shouldn’t get caught in the middle.
A new extradition hearing commenced on Wednesday in London’s High Court against the Wikileaks co-founder, Julian Assange. If the USA’s endeavour to extradite him is successful, Assange will face charges of espionage and hacking which could see him face up … Continue reading An Assange on Democracy: Free Speech and Free Press
It is looking as though Xi Jinping of China will not be attending the COP-26 conference, due to be held in Glasgow from the 31st October – it is assumed representatives will be sent in his place. China is a … Continue reading Climate Commitments can’t Cease with China
the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. Oxford English Dictionary Alanis Morrissette’s song “Ironic” has been subject to derision ever since its release in 1996. Sat in a … Continue reading Isn’t it Ironic?
Austria faces its 8th presidential election by popular vote this April. For all people who are (quite understandably) not so versed in the Austrian political system: the President of Austria could be compared to an electable Queen. His main … Continue reading Fight for the powerless throne