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Mass Exodus of Hong Kong – Hong Kong is not Going Back
Mass Exodus of Hong Kong – Hong Kong is not Going Back

Is emigration is rational move for Hong Kong's citizens? By Ho Ting (Bosco) Hung. (07/15/2022)

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E pluribus melior?  How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts
E pluribus melior? How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts

Author explores the reasoning behind and functioning of federalist democracies worldwide, and includes suggestions as to how to move forward from situations of upheaval.  By Alexander Loengarov. (0... Read More...



The Migrant Detention Crisis Is Back
The Migrant Detention Crisis Is Back

Reflections on U.S. migration detention crisis.  By Madison Adams. (03/28/2022)

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Let’s Have a Fast Cracking Glass Ceiling in Global Banking
Let’s Have a Fast Cracking Glass Ceiling in Global Banking

By Mumukshu Patel. (03/08/2022)

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Are Western countries responsible for the severity of COVID-19 in LIDC’s?
Are Western countries responsible for the severity of COVID-19 in LIDC’s?

Author argues that the international community needs to make a fundamental change to rules and regulations on global public health, particuarly in the context of low-income and developing countries... Read More...



How Feminist Foreign Policy Can Fight Gender-Based Violence
How Feminist Foreign Policy Can Fight Gender-Based Violence

Author argues that a Feminist Foreign Policy can benefit women and human rights. By Rachel Hirsch. (12/21/2021)

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Hidden Champion from Eastern Europe
Hidden Champion from Eastern Europe

The President of Moldova fights corruption.  By Júlia Costa de Araújo. (11/04/2021)

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Holding Hands Could Make a Baby: China’s Problem with Sex-ed
Holding Hands Could Make a Baby: China’s Problem with Sex-ed

The impact and causes of China's lack of sex education. By Judy (Hexuan) Wang.  (07/26/2021)

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The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations
The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations

Author calls for more action towards the current human rights situation in the Philippines, particularly regarding the Anti-Terrorism Law.  By Mirashaye Basa. (05/06/2021)

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No Human Rights without Right to Know
No Human Rights without Right to Know

Essay discusses the ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them via the Tromsø legal instrument which recently entered into a force... Read More...



Improving human rights through empowering citizens and rebuilding trust across Europe
Improving human rights through empowering citizens and rebuilding trust across Europe

The ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them.  By Chloé Bernadaux. (02/16/2021)

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Living Antifascism:  There is no Health without Freedom
Living Antifascism: There is no Health without Freedom

Relections on the COVID-19 pandemic and global responses to it.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (12/29/2020)

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Where there is a Will – there is Brazil  Society 2020, despite the Pandemic
Where there is a Will – there is Brazil Society 2020, despite the Pandemic

COVID-19 and its social cultural and overall impact in Latin American societies.  By Edna dos Santos-Duisenberg. (10/21/2020)

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Myanmar Soldiers Corroborate the Rohingya Experience Ahead of National Elections
Myanmar Soldiers Corroborate the Rohingya Experience Ahead of National Elections

Upcoming Myanmar elections affecting plight of the Rohnigyas.  By Noor Kumar. (09/30/2020)

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De-funding Global Health
De-funding Global Health

Funds are being reduced to Global Health Intiatives.  What are the facts and potential impacts?  By M. Patel Virendra.  (08/31/2020)

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Can the BLM movement be equated with China’s Cultural Revolution?
Can the BLM movement be equated with China’s Cultural Revolution?

Analyzing parallels between the Black Lives Matter movement to the Cultural Movement. By Dr. Tao Peng. (07/15/2020)

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Some ideas about a human right to childlessness
Some ideas about a human right to childlessness

Author calls for an end to forced marriage and pressure to reproduce.  By Dr. Anna Cornelia Beyer. (06/17/2020)

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The Untapped Resource In The MENA Region
The Untapped Resource In The MENA Region

Author analyzes the current situation for women in the MENA region, focusing on women's employment gap, and suggests ways to empower women both in the workplace and politics.  By Fati... Read More...



World on Autopilot II
World on Autopilot II

The UN Security Council should urgently address Covid-19 – addendum.  By Amb. Hasmy Agam and Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/29/2020)

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The Lighter Side: 90 Minutes in The Wild West
The Lighter Side: 90 Minutes in The Wild West

A trip to the store is now like a journey in the Wild West.  By Sam Ward. (05/26/2020)

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Controlling Coronavirus and Egypt’s Government
Controlling Coronavirus and Egypt’s Government

Controlling power in Egypt during the COVID-19 crisis.  By Maria Ahmed. (05/21/2020)

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The lighter side: Pandemics and Zombies and Stuff
The lighter side: Pandemics and Zombies and Stuff

When you're stuck at home in pandemic times, there's always zombie movies.  By Sam Ward. (05/19/2020)

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The lighter side: Indigo Corona Logic
The lighter side: Indigo Corona Logic

Drawing parallels between the pandemic and Indigo snakes. By Sam Ward. (05/22/2020)

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Learning in light of crisis
Learning in light of crisis

The challenges of education and science in southeast Asia during the pandemic. By Rattana Lao. (05/13/2020)

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Yes, It's Time for Reparations
Yes, It's Time for Reparations

COVID-19 is really showing off the worst parts of America's failure to serve its minority populations. The question of reparations is a recurring theme around this discourse, and now that Congr... Read More...



Mass Incarceration and the Consequences of Disparate Drug-Sentencing
Mass Incarceration and the Consequences of Disparate Drug-Sentencing

It's time for positive changes in mass incarceration and drug sentencing policies. By Andrew Somple. (05/08/2020)

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Leadership for Thought: Non-Permanent members lead the Security Council through COVID-19
Leadership for Thought: Non-Permanent members lead the Security Council through COVID-19

Author calls for an urgent Session of the UN Security Council in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic, explaining why non-permanent members should take a leading role. By Elizabeth Deheza. (04/2... Read More...



The Taking of Indigenous People: The International Demand of Illegal Deforestation in Brazil
The Taking of Indigenous People: The International Demand of Illegal Deforestation in Brazil

Brazil's actions against indigenous people must end. By Gloria Abril Monroy. (02/04/2020)

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Black: Its importance and its legacy
Black: Its importance and its legacy

The issue of race in Latin America.  By Yoneko Shiraishi. (02/15/2019)

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Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry
Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry

The effects of shipbreaking on environments and populations. By Catie Brown. (01/16/2019)

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