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Understanding America’s Obesity Crisis: Are Citizens Victims or Perpetrators?

After making the jump across the pond and living in Virginia, America for five months, what became increasingly apparent is the profound difference to...

The Ghosts of Christmas Present: The Darkness behind Dutch and Belgian...

Christmas is recognised across the globe as being the holiday of giving and of love. It is a time where people put aside their...

Christmas – The Parisian Way

There’s no doubt about it, Paris is certainly one of the places to be around Christmastime. Though Christmas lights are turned on slightly later...

Moscow: A City Haunted By Its Past?

“Please, be careful!” The parting words from a 90-year-old Russian woman I met on the metro this week. This may come across initially as...

New Zealand’s Youngest Female Prime Minister Sets a Precedent

She discovered she was prime minister the same way we all did: perched on the edge of her couch with a pie in the...

South Korea: The middleman between Trump and Jong-un

After heavily mediated discourse of rising US-North Korean tensions and the menace of nuclear testing in the past months, echoes of potential war have...

‘Yo También’ and the feminist revolution – Insights into LatinX’s Machismo...

“The first time I was touched without consent was at the age of 13,” remembers feminist activist, Amarna Miller. “I remember because I was...

France’s state of emergency- the new normal?

Earlier this year, French president Emmanuel Macron announced that the state of emergency would be extended to the 1st November 2017, and as the...

NFL National Anthem Protests: Take a Knee

It’s hard not to look at international politics in the past year without stumbling across the latest outburst of President Trump as he takes...

What Does Putin’s Controversial Birthday Present Really Tell Us?

On Saturday 7th October, Russian president Vladimir Putin turned 65, and to mark the occasion Alexei Navalny’s campaign organised protests in around 80 cities...