Guantánamo Bay: “Hunt down and punish those (not) responsible”

Although former US-President Obama promised to close the prison during his campaign in 2009, Cuba-based Guantánamo Bay is still operational to this day, more than twenty years later. The prison

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What is ‘The Great Reset’ and what are its dangers?

Posters on ‘the Great Reset’ have sprung up all over the country, with the significant words ‘you will own nothing and you will be happy’. What exactly is meant by this phrase, where does it come from and what are its potential implications for our democracy?

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The Olympics: A game where eventually everyone loses

Countries spend billions of euros to host the Olympic Games, for the sake of promoting their country and culture to the world, attracting tourists and for the overarching goal of uniting people through sports. However, the negative externalities of hosting the Games are oftentimes forgotten.

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Fireworks from Pyongyang: a Potential New Arms Race

While most of us have not seen fireworks since the beginning of this year, North Korea has decided to keep firing away. Just this month alone, the country under the lead of President Kim Jong-Un, has fired six rockets for practice, the last one landing in the Japanese Sea, just east of the Korean Peninsula.

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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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Gabby Petito – How a missing person’s case leads to a bigger discussion on racial discrimination

The first online article of this year talks about the disappearance of Gabby Petito. Her tragic case received a lot of media attention and efforts by law enforcement, but also sparked discussions on racial discrimination: why were similar disappearances of people of colour not taken as serious as the case of Gabby Petito?

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