Ethiopia’s history in the hands of strangers

Thousands of Ethiopian artefacts were stolen after the battle of Magdala in 1868 by British soldiers. Descendants of those soldiers are currently trying to sell these valuable items at auction

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Elon Musk’s Time … for what?

It may have come to your attention that Time magazine’s choice for the Person of the Year was revealed at the beginning of this week. And as some of you

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The right of abortion in 2021

I like to believe that with every year, the earth becomes a bit better than the year before.  Right now, abortion is legal or decriminalized in 64 countries. In 2021,

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Sinterklaas explained

As some of you might have noticed, the little brown biscuits we in the Netherlands call “pepernoten” have vanished  suddenly. The Dutch are very strict about their pepernoten:  Sinterklaas was

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Labelled “Foreign Agents”: Russia’s Treatment of Journalists

The relationship between journalism and Russia is not an easy one. When it comes to media freedom, Russia ranked 150 out of 180 countries in 2021, showing how difficult it is for journalists to research and openly express their opinion.

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Commercial Superpowers as Members of the United Nations

Given their economic and political power, should global corporations such as Facebook and Amazon be joined as members of the United Nations?

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Glasgow: failed or still a success?

The Glasgow Climate Change Pact was meant to improve the plans made in the Paris agreement of 2015, however many people are now doubting whether the decisions will be enough

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Period Poverty – What is it and why should we talk about it more?

An estimated 500 million people worldwide suffer from period poverty: a public health crisis that has been going on for centuries, and relatively little has been talked and done about

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Why does Virginia keep Joe Biden up at night?

Virginia is a North-Eastern state in America with a population of a little over 8 million, making it the 12th biggest state out of the 50 states of the US.

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Killed for Profit: The Unheard Voices of Falun Gong Adherents

Many people are unaware of the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China – yet, tens of thousands of them have been killed and their organs are being sold on the global market. Find out more.

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