Finally, a vaccine! – And now?
After a year of terrible losses, great abandonment, loneliness, and overall hardship for many people around the world, there finally seemed to be a glimmer of hope on the 8thRead More
Suspected Cyberattacks by Russia put US Government Departs on Edge
Every now and then and just recently again, the US has been plagued by one of its worst ever experienced cyberattacks. Ever since the internet has been running and theRead More
Life after IR: Charles Drapers
Charles Drapers graduated from the IRIO programme at the University of Groningen in February 1990, which makes him the second IRIO graduate ever. After his graduation, he moved to HongRead More
How Airbnb supports the violation of human rights
In 2018, the well-known rent company Airbnb promised not to rent accommodations in illegal Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory any more. However, in April this year it withdrew this promiseRead More
The non-state side of IR: Can multinational corporations turn palm oil sustainable?
“No, I don’t use that product because it contains palm oil, which is not environmentally friendly.” Most of us will have said or heard some variation of this sentence atRead More
We Need to Talk About Climate Migrants and We Need to Talk About Them Now.
As Climate Change intensifies, Climate Migrants become more of a terrifying reality. Already crippled by the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus, Guatemala and other Central American countries are facingRead More
We are constantly disrupted and interfered by it, luring into our searches, and claiming a few centimetres of our screens. Indeed, we have reached a time where not only bakersRead More
Presidential Pardon – What to Expect from the End of Trump’s Presidential Term
This Tuesday, November 24th, President Donald Trump of the United States pardoned one of the presidential turkeys, a Thanksgiving tradition already practicedRead More
Analysis: Is it ethically justified to have children?
We are all aware that ice caps are melting, rainforests are being felled or burned down, and the ozone layer is depleting. The number of conflicts in the world isRead More
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 namedRead More