The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: The Largest Regional Trade Deal Ever Signed

Asia-pacific countries have recently formed the largest trading bloc in the world, constituting a total of 2.2 billion people with a combined GDP of $26.2 trillion. The Trade deal named

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Trans Day of Remembrance: A Reminder of Resilience Against Violence.

On the 20th of November, we remember and honor our Trans and gender-diverse people that were taken by violence. On a daily basis, transgender people fight for the validation of

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Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy – And how it might be a way to make the world a bit better

In many countries around the world, the demand for gender equality is growing and feminist ideas are being discussed in a number of contexts. While this is crucial, especially in

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Haste Makes Waste – the Covid-19 Vaccine Race

According to the WHO, vaccines are one of the most effective measures to lower mortality during a pandemic and provide population-wide protection against infection. Yet, their development is costly, both in time and money. How will world leaders tackle this challenge?

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Women’s fight against Trump continues: First, against his presidency. Now against his re-election.

On October 17th, thousands of mostly young women had rallied to march against Trump’s re-election, signalling strong opposition against his policy-making. Protests took place from Washington, DC, at the National

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Common Agricultural…Fraud? Why the European Common Agricultural Policy needs improvement

We all need it, we all benefit from it, yet when asked to pay 5 cents more for our milk at the supermarket, we are quick to forget about it:

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The Populist Conservative Government of Poland: How the Government forms a Threat to Human Rights

On Thursday Poland’s highest court ruled that allowing the abortion of malformed fetus was incompatible with the constitution. This ruling provoked an outcry from civil rights groups in and outside

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Historic Malawi Presidential Election: the Death or Protection of Democracy?

On Tuesday 23rd 2020, Malawi held a historic re-run of their May 2019 elections. Malawi, like many of its African counterparts, have consistently experienced barriers in the way of establishing

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Continued Poking: The Next Chapter in the Border Conflict between India and China

On the 29th of May 2020, an article was published on the Checks & Balances website showing a narrative of the border conflict between India and the People’s Republic of

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Hong Kong Protests: Still Defiant a Year Later

Almost a year ago, protests against a Chinese bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited from the Hong Kong territory to Chinese territory escalated, leading to a period of political

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