What in the world is going on with the US and Iran? As writer Twumasi Duah-Mensah explains, “forget about everything that happened. You won’t be able to understand any of it if you don’t understand what the US wants to do in the Middle East.” Continue reading US Airstrikes on Iran—The China Factor
Here’s an explanation of the UN’s December conference on climate change, one of the most widely-discussed issues of 2019. Continue reading What You Should Know About the UN Climate Change Conference
One of 2019’s biggest stories was the protests in Hong Kong. What sparked them? Continue reading Hong Kong
“Expect China’s threat on US dominance to influence major foreign policy decisions in the future,” writes Twumasi Duah-Mensah about a recent foreign policy decision. Continue reading Why Would Trump Pull Troops from Syria?
ICYMI: Japan was recently hit with a major typhoon. Nicole Chedraoui speculates climate change might be a factor in its severity. Continue reading The Spiral of Death and Destruction: Typhoon Hagibis
By: Vivian Shillingsburg Reading the title of this article, you are probably thinking that this is going to be another one of those annoying “You’re doing everything wrong” types of environment articles that will tell you to change your whole … Continue reading The Not-So-Cold Hard Facts About What is Happening to the Environment
By: Halie Holland As most of you have heard before, the Amazon rainforest was engulfed in flames. It took days before it even gained media attention. When a fire tore through Notre-Dame cathedral earlier this year, donations poured in excessively … Continue reading Do you care about the Amazon Rainforest?
Twumasi Duah-Mensah analyzes Africa’s recent innovation boom… Continue reading Ghana Expected to Have Larger Economy than the US by 2035*
Nick Swafford asks the coon question… Why hasn’t cancer been cured? Continue reading Why Cancer Hasn’t Been Cured
Jacob Hales discusses Japanese politics… Continue reading The Rise of Right Wing Japanese Nationalism
Nick Swafford gives details on the disaster in Tanzania that caused 228 people to perish… Continue reading Terror In Tanzania: Ferry Capsizes, 228 Dead
Brazil’s 200-year-old national museum burns to the ground, millions of artifacts lost… Continue reading Brazil’s 200 Year Old Museum Set Ablaze