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04.2.18

Racism in the U.K.

The referendum vote to leave the European Union in the U.K. demonstrated several sad truths. One of which is a distinct shift in racial tolerance. According to the Home Office, “In 2016/17, there were...

21.2.18

Somaliland’s Revolutionary Rape Law

Somaliland – not to be confused with Somalia – has taken an exemplary step in the right direction with its recent passing of the law surrounding rape. Before the new law (that precedents rape as illegal...

23.1.18

Community and Race and the Problems We Face

We are living in a dynamic and curious new era. Technology has advanced at an exponential rate, bearing witness to the sheer influx of computer science, particularly artificial intelligence, yet the people...

28.1.18

Housing Affordability and Smart Cities

Only a few decades ago there were just a handful of megacities around the world. Now there are already more than one thousands cities with between one and two million inhabitants and forty megacities with...

17.1.18

The Global Crisis of Education Disparity

The right to an education is one of the most fundamentally engrained rights that we in the UK are familiar with. The sad truth, however, is that to many across the globe, education is nothing more than...

16.1.18

Net Neutrality -- Not a Serious Issue Outside America

Most countries do not have to fear internet quality problems in the same way as the USA. Back in 1996, broadband was classified as a content service and not a telecom service. Therefore, telephone companies (telcos)...

07.1.18

National vs City-Based Democracy

There are some interesting but at the same time disturbing developments in politics around the world at the moment. This is mainly driven by the fact that people no longer trust their traditional politicians...

27.12.17

Catalonia's Political Problems

Recent years have seen a political fracture across the West. With the independence referendum in Scotland, the Brexit vote, the rise of Trump in America and the growing momentum of right wing reactionary...