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 Hong

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Unpacking the EU cookie policy

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 bakers

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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 is

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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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Realist IR Theory: Back in Vogue?

It has been years now since you finished school and sadly, it has also been years since much of what was learnt within those walls you have no longer used.

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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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Cash Bail: Americas’ Equity Dilemma

As it stands today, the aggregated penal systems of the United States hold more non-convicted individuals awaiting trial than any other country in the world. According to the Prison Policy Initiative,

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The Pope and the Catholic Church: Possibility for Change?

What does it mean to be Pope? There are both very short and perplexingly complex answers to this question. The Pope, also known as the Supreme Pontiff or the  Roman

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New City Living: Indigenous Urbanisation in Vancouver

It has been decided, with a 87% majority, that the Squamish Nation would initiate the process of building the Sen̓áḵw district in Vancouver. This project, one that has been estimated

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Joseph Biden: The Controversial Democratic Nominee

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont ended his presidential candidacy on Wednesday, clearing the way for a general election between the assumed Democratic nominee, Joseph R. Biden and President Trump at

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