The Politics of Loneliness – How Loneliness became a Political Problem

‘”We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.’” Albert Schweitzer The feeling of loneliness is one that every person is familiar with. At some point

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Mass Consumerism: The Greatest Challenge to Sustainable Development in the West

One of the biggest sustainability challenges that the world faces today is that of hedonic consumerism and patterns of mass consumption in the West. The Western countries’ path of development

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The Dark Side of Vietnam: a Rightless Land

Vietnam has become a country that does not respect freedom of speech, press or political freedom in the least. They keep their population docile by routine intimidation and beatings.

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A Look at New Zealand’s Māori Reconciliation Process: Beyond Biculturalism

Of the 5,000 indigenous groups worldwide, few possess traditions retaining such recognition as the Māori, whose ceremonial dance, the Haka, is recognisable far beyond the community of Rugby fans. Perhaps,

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A Responsible Student’s Burden: Voluntourism – A threatening new Business Model

Come vacation time, our social media accounts are regularly flooded with all the amazing things our friends get up to. White beaches, snowy mountain tops and green valleys dominate our

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One Ball to Unite Them All – Politics of the FIFA World Cup

“Football brings us together in one single team and we are united by our affection for this spectacular, vibrant, uncompromising game. Players of these teams have a great degree of

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Bellingcat and Social Media: How to Become an Armchair Journalist

This article was inspired by a presentation given by Christiaan Triebert, a former member of this editorial staff, during Clio’s annual conference on Tuesday, May 8th. For decades, investigative journalism

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Pathways to an egalitarian society – how to make sense of social psychology of power and sexual violence

35 % of women globally have experienced physical or sexual violence. 87 % of women in Vietnam have experienced sexual harassment of some sort in their life time. Every 98

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Satire – A Humorous Means to Enhance Political Participation?

Satire has long been a tradition in many European countries. Historians describe caricature drawings of King Louis XVI of France having an impact on the French population on the eve

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Plotting Against Democracy: Conspiracy Theories and Their Ramifications on Politics

“Gravity as a theory is false. Objects simply fall.” You can find this answer to the question “What is Gravity?” on the website of the Flat Earth Society. This is,

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