“America is respected again in the world, and looked to for leadership.” When former U.S. President Ronald Reagan left office in 1989, his farewell address was proud and triumphant. His view of the United States was that of a ‘city ...

Since early 2019, approximately one third of Polish regions have adopted resolutions to become “LGBT-Free Zones.” These resolutions are meant to publicize a rejection of “LGBT Ideology” and ban equality marches. While the declarations are largely symbolic, they illustrate the ...

Twelve years ago, when the collapse of the American housing market and the subprime lending market led to a global recession, the U.S. government spent $152 billion to stimulate its economy, bailing out Wall Street, providing tax cuts to individual ...

In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic — just as the United States passed 1 million cases — President Donald Trump announced the U.S.’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization. During a press conference in the Rose Garden in late ...

Climate change is a “hot” topic within current events – pun intended. And it’s not for no reason; the planet has already suffered irreversible damage because of the consequences of global warming. As the international movement to combat climate change ...

It has been nearly 10 years since the conflict in Syria began. And yet, the situation has swiftly deteriorated, and a catastrophe is mounting. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian and Iranian partners continue to mercilessly strike and bombard ...

Millions of acres burned, almost 2000 homes lost, over a billion animals dead and 137 thousand posts on Instagram with the hashtag #bushfiresaustralia. The Australian hellscape has dramatically captured the world’s attention (and pocketbook) as an example of our worst ...

According to the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), by last October, over 55,000 migrants seeking asylum and other forms of relief at the US-Mexico border had been returned to Mexico. As they await their immigration proceedings, which are often ...

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in December, China has taken a huge hit to its international reputation. Harshly criticized by foreign journalists for its initial coverup and delayed containment response, China now faces a remarkable challenge: repairing its ...

Flexible Mechanisms and Carbon Trading As a result of the growing scientific consensus that global temperatures are rising, several multilateral treaties have emerged in recent decades to address environmental issues. One example of such an agreement is the Kyoto Protocol, ...