Irish women continue to fight for their reproductive rights

Although the Republic of Ireland is a modern, western European country, with liberal values and an improving economy its female reproductive rights can be compared to those in countries such

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An Equation with Two Unknowns – How the unconventional 2017 presidentials brought about insecurity and hope

For several decades, the French presidentials have been one vested in traditions – From the different party preliminaries to the massive meetings in the weeks before the first round of

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The Wounded Invisible Hand Regulating the World

China, the once communist nation, is turning into a capitalist country. According to the Financial Times, the Chinese government is even willing to privatize its education and health system. In

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‘The Case for Optimism’ Why 2017 could actually become a shining year for the European Union

With a series of essential national elections that will, without any doubt,  determine the path to follow for European integration in the near future, 2017 is shaping up to be

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Turkey: On the Edge of a Critical Change

The referendum process has started in Turkey with the approval of the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The referendum is focused on the reform of the executive branch into a stronger,

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Helping a Refugee – Helping Yourself? Interview with Anne Neumann-Holbeck

Mentor, coach, friend – as part of the Humanitas nonprofit organization, Anne performs all of these roles. Her current responsibilities involve supporting two Syrian women, independently from each other, by

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The Jante Law

In my previous article ‘Entering the Field of International Relations,’ I investigated the ways through which an International Relations graduate can find a job more effectively. The principle message was

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The Mountain of Men

Somewhere deep down in the second ‘leg’ of the peninsula of Chalkidiki, Greece, lays a mountain where only men live. Anyone wanting to see the stunning landscape surrounding Mount Athos,

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Bursting the Brexit Myth Bubble

What exactly changes after the UK referendum? Are we destined to suffer from a devastating economic, political and social problem? The truth is, nothing will change as much as you think.

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Brexit: Reflections From A New Britain

When I closed my eyes on the eve of the 23rd, I had no idea that I would be waking up at 5 am to the face of Nigel Farage,

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