Fall 2019 Issue

 

Featured Blogs

Coming To Terms With The Populist Moment

  The word “Populism” was thrust into the public lexicon in 2015 on a wave of anti-establishment electoral contestations in the West, most notably in the United States and Great Britain. At the time, many interpreted these developments as aberrations— mere...

Chile’s Protest: And the Economic Factor

Chile has a history of being one of the most stable and economically prosperous countries in South America. As a result of this reputation, the protests that have been taking place in the country seem to have come out of left field. Chile is a place where the cries...

Immigrants are Necessary for Sweden’s Economic Growth and Stability

Sweden, like the United States, has an asylum policy in which refugee immigrants are accepted and protected from persecution or deportation. Refugees flee their home countries for fear of being harmed based on their race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or...

How Hong Kong Authorities Stoked Pro-Democracy Sentiments during the 2019 Hong Kong Protests

By Brendan Niebel* The current protests and elections in Hong Kong showed how the lack of compromise and police violence promoted by Hong Kong authorities only increased the case for democracy in Hong Kong. Originally, the protests were mainly against the Extradition...

The Venezuelan Stalemate

By Jacob Gilbert*, As recently as the late 20th century, Venezuela was one of the richest countries in Latin America. This was due in large part to the country’s massive oil reserves, some of the largest in the entire world.(1) Despite this wealth, Venezuela suffered...

Neo-Ottomanism and the European Union

By Ronnan Rodas* The relationship between the European Union and Turkey remains one of the more contentious among the candidates for accession to the EU. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has begun accelerating the visa liberalization process for Turkish citizens...

The Sudan Massacre: A Fight for Change

In June 2019 one may have noticed a number of social media profile pictures being changed to a specific shade of blue. This was in response to a massacre perpetrated by a Sudanese paramilitary troop in the nation’s capital, Khartoum, on the Forces for Freedom and...

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