How boba shortage in the US relates to Samsung’s next phone release

In the first week of April earlier last year, the US Boba Guys bubble tea franchise had announced an official industry-wide boba shortage. They had explained that many boba shops

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The “War on Drugs” in Latin America – and How Women Are Its Victims

Writing from the Netherlands, where drugs are liberalized to a certain extent, it is hard to imagine what policies look like on the other side of the world. Don’t worry,

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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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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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Protests in Colombia – The kindling and the spark

Starting April 28th, nationwide protests against the government took place in Colombia, lasting several days. Adding to rising economic and social pressures, a new tax reform was the final straw

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Bananas and their Political Influence: The Dark History of Chiquita

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits worldwide: they are tasty and have many health benefits. While you can find bananas from different brands in most supermarkets, the one

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Nature is being given legal personhood

In a first for Canada, the Minganie municipality, the Innu council of Ekuanitshit, and several environmental groups have set a legal precedent by granting legal personhood to the Magpie River

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Smartmatic Versus Fox News – The Battle against Misinformation

You have a right to lie, but not a right to tell lies that cause harm or damage to people, which is why electronic voting system company Smartmatic recently filed

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A New Political Stage – Big Tech and social media moderation

Although the invasion of the U.S. Capitol and a historical inauguration to follow it became immediate world news, less attention has been given to other results of this violent act

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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 practiced

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