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 ...

By: Krishni Satchi, Lauren Schulsohn Glimpse from the Globe · What a Biden Presidency Means for the U.S. Pandemic Response | Glimpse from the Globe As the upcoming U.S. presidential election nears, the government’s coronavirus response has become a key ...

Since Rodrigo Duterte’s election in 2016, the Philippines President has been working to construct an “independent foreign policy,” whereby the country forms strategic relationships with non-traditional partners. Duterte has defined this strategy as a shift away from the country’s dependence ...

On August 25, the world received a piece of good news from the public health sector: the continent of Africa eliminated wild poliovirus. However, the overall global fight against polio is still raging, and the coronavirus epidemic is only exacerbating ...

As soon as Taiwan became aware on December 31st of a mysterious virus spreading throughout Wuhan, China, concerned Taiwanese health officials sent an email to the World Health Organization requesting more information. The email was left unanswered.  Instead, the WHO ...

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has had devastating consequences for vulnerable populations across the world. Asylum-seekers, in particular, are threatened by the pandemic due to their sub-optimal and densely populated living conditions. According to the United Nations, there are currently ...

In early August, the Trump Administration signed two executive orders related to American national security. The orders, which will go into effect 45 days from their signing, will effectively ban U.S. transactions with popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and ...

Although the constitution of Belarus originally declared that a president could serve for a maximum of two terms (a total of 10 years), Alexander Lukashenko — the first and only democratically elected leader of the country — has been in ...

Before the global outbreak of COVID-19, the Sustainable Development Goals 2020 report showed that the world had been making progress on poverty, healthcare and education. Although the fifteen-year global effort to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals — the United ...

On March 22, 50 days after the first COVID-19 infection was reported in India, the Indian government ordered a 14-hour mandatory lockdown across the country – leading to the immediate shutdown of all non-essential services and restrictions on the movement ...