Vancouver’s opioid crisis and the Philippines’ war on drugs have more in common than you may think. Here is what we can learn from the two.
Japan is one of few countries whose economic policy officially encourages firms to adopt a four-day work week. Why is a country known for long working hours adopting a progressive policy, and could it be an antidote to Japan’s unique labor issues?
The world’s leading militaries contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than most countries, worsening climate change. The solution? Less, not greener, war.
While Panama is considered among the most developed countries in Latin America, why are many people taking to the streets to protest the living costs in the country?
With the U.S. and the E.U. grappling with global inflation, Biden is attempting to foster new alliances between Israel and the Arab states that could provoke conflict with Iran.
Germany is at risk of a self-inflicted energy crisis amid the war in Ukraine, revealing the need to transition away from Russian natural gas.
Long a global leader in nuclear disarmament, recent months have seen Japanese public opinion shifting in favor of discussing nuclear sharing with NATO. While still far from official policy, what has prompted these developments?
With mining companies in the Global North exploiting and controlling its cobalt industry in the name of sustainability, the DRC and the Congolese people get the short end of the stick.
Some of the Pacific Islands have initiated closer relations with China, much to the West’s frustration. But the decision to not solely rely on Western support hasn’t been made in a historical vacuum.
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Recent Hollywood films and T.V. highlighting Asian cultures have gained increased popularity in the U.S.; yet, a history of misrepresentation and underrepresentation that Asian actors experienced must be recognized to propel greater diversity.
The new U.K. Nationality and Borders Bill poses several pressing human rights concerns. But despite criticism, the U.K. is pushing for more deportation flights for asylum seekers to Rwanda.
Are Kazakhstan’s reforms a sign of changes to come or just another symbol from the authoritarian government?
LGBTQ+ communities have taken great strides in obtaining rights and protections in many countries, but the fight for queer liberation has only just scratched the surface.
While climate change threatens agriculture due to floods and intense temperatures, there are many ways we can work to mitigate a global food crisis. Increasing knowledge of growing resilient plants and supporting smaller farmers in surviving climate disasters.
As the tension over Taiwan increases, will adopting a clear strategy help the U.S. deter China from invading the island or just make things worse?
Under extreme sanctions and isolated diplomatically, Afghanistan is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, while the international community remains committed to punishing the people for the wrongs of the Taliban.
With the pandemic, climate change, and situation in Ukraine disrupting the food supply chain, are food prices likely to go down?
In an era fraught with economic risks, we need to remind ourselves that some countries do have economic success stories worth being optimistic about.
Living with an invisible disability, there are less obvious challenges that patients face when trying to access proper care. The sizable power difference between patient and doctor can make it hard to assert one’s rights as a patient.