Earlier this year, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s arrest became the focus of international attention. In an event that was later made the subject of the documentary “A Thousand Cuts,” Ressa and former colleague Reynaldo de Santos Jr were convicted of ...

Plagued by unprecedented forest fires deep in the heart of the Amazon, an economic downturn that has plunged thousands of citizens back into poverty, and soaring COVID fatality rates, Brazil is undeniably in a state of crisis. Well, undeniable to ...

The economic repercussions of COVID-19 have halted rampant consumerism. In particular, the fast fashion industry has incurred tremendous losses. With nowhere to go and no one to see, formerly avid fast fashion consumers aren’t stocking up on the latest, cheapest ...

“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 ...