On February 1, the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military, took power and detained the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and numerous other politicians in their homes. The coup d’etat resumes full military rule in the nation after a period of ...

Computers. Hackers. Cyber networks.  These are all terms that have been thrown around with increasing anger and fear, especially as the United States is experiencing a frightening increase in the frequency of cyberattacks carried out by foreign hackers. But little ...

In a promising effort to promote press freedom in the United States, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) filed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives in early February that would bar foreign aid to governments that egregiously violate freedom of the ...

On November 5th, 2020, amid election chaos within the United States, several news sources began claiming that President Valdimir Putin would be resigning from office, possibly due to Parkinson’s disease. The news, originally reported by Britain’s mass market newspaper “The ...

Chile is no stranger to governmental oppression and systemic inequality, and Chileans have proven, again and again, their willingness to directly challenge structures of repression. Most famously, Chileans toppled General Augusto Pinochet’s 17-year dictatorship in 1988, rallying under the phrase ...

The political climate of 2020 has emboldened Americans to question several shortcomings of the country’s capitalist model. The COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter Movement and the U.S. Presidential Election have highlighted the dire need for institutional reform. And amid ...

As Americans watched in anticipation of their 2020 presidential election results, Myanmar held its own national election on Sunday, November 8. This is Myanmar’s second election since the military relinquished control in 2011, and this referendum solidified the power of ...

Since August, a movement created by students and youth has been calling for political reform in Thailand. The revolutionary movement’s aim is to transform the political system into a democracy, where the monarchy is accountable to the country’s elected institutions, ...

Africa’s most populous country is facing mass protests and public disarray as young people demand government reform. Protesters have taken to the streets of Nigeria to demand that the government stop killing its citizens in light of the #EndSARS campaign. ...

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 ...