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Culture Club: Post #MeToo

In a landmark moment for the Me Too movement, Oprah Winfrey used her Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech to declare that “for too...

Voluntourism: A Force for Exploitation?

“Iwill never retweet appeals that treat poor children as opportunities to enhance Westerners CVs”. Those were the words of author J.K. Rowling in a...

Abiy Ahmed: Ethiopia’s Man of the Hour?

In April, Abiy Ahmed was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia after the forced resignation of his predecessor Hailemariam Desalegn. When...

Erdogan Elected Turkey’s First President

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is no longer just President of Turkey, but its Executive head of state. In becoming so, he has consummated the results...

New Zealand’s Healthcare System: Too Much, Too Soon?

According to the Global Prosperity Index survey conducted by the Legatum Institute, New Zealand is the second-best governed country in the world, just behind...

Crisis in Cameroon: A Headline Missed by the Media

The current crisis in Cameroon isn’t one that has made the front pages of many newspapers, being overshadowed by multiple other issues including Brexit,...

Germany’s Migration Crisis: The Policy Which Nearly Ended the Coalition

In 2015, the European Union faced rising figures of people seeking refuge in Europe in an attempt to escape war, poverty and persecution. Images...

Around the World in LGBT Days

The gay community has been slowly making strides toward legislative progress in the Western world, with Australia recently having voted in support of gay marriage. Yet the world still...

The Oxbridge Rejection

David Lammy’s criticism of Oxbridge, calling Oxford “a bastion of entrenched, wealthy, upper class, white, southern privilege,” strikes a chord at a university that...

The ABCs of GDPR

On May 30th 2018, I received one final GDPR email, five days after GDPR was implemented. It was the last of only twenty-eight, compared...