A country’s politics in today’s globalized world is never an event in a vacuum, but reflective of domestic and international trends informed by often neglected history and underreported on-the-ground development. Analyzing national politics can help give a better grasp and awareness of the broader contexts that inform them and their direction. 

The Attack on Substantive Due Process: Roe v. Wade and Beyond

The overturning of Roe v. Wade by the United States Supreme Court has stripped rights held for nearly half a century and raises concerns about the new, conservative makeup of the Court. The landmark 1973 case established access to abortion as a federal right, stating overreaching state restrictions were unconstitutional. However, the 2022 Dobbs v.…