Africa – The Most Powerful Player in a New Scramble

In December 2018, US national security advisor John Bolton unveiled the United States’ new Africa policy: the “Prosper Africa” strategy. Although vague in means, its goal was all too clear.

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Why the War on Drugs has been doomed from the Start

When President Trump declared a national emergency at the Mexican border last week, he set the media into a frenzy. Attempting to circumvent his loss in the battle over the

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The Need for Renewable Energy Sources: Answers Found in Lithium Mining in Bolivia

Lithium is a vital mineral resource in the storage of energy in the form of batteries. Bolivia, one of the World’s poorest nations, is sitting on the World’s second-largest lithium

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Should you be afraid of Cultural Marxism?

A spectre is once again haunting Europe, so it seems, the spectre of cultural Marxism. Although the Cold War has supposedly ended thirty years ago, the Red Scare is back,

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The Fashionable Turn towards Sustainability – Collective Action on Individuality in the Fashion Industry

It is tough to love our clothes and keep wearing them for longer while we are constantly faced with a tempting array of newness on offer in the shops. But

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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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Trump and his $5.7 billion; the story of the U.S. government shutdown.

Following a stall in talks over the 2019 budget in the United States, the American government has shutdown as of the 22nd December. Difficulties have ensued from U.S. President Donald

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Netanyahu’s Year: Navigating a Political Minefield

During the hectic period between Christmas and New Year’s, not able to tell which day of the week it is, we somehow do find ourselves able to look back on

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