Star Trek drew major inspiration from the political and social environment of the time, as these events drastically characterised the ethos and morality of the show as well as creating a more vivid world for the audience. This is something that was extremely relevant in the early iteration of the series, however was completely neglected in the more modern iteration of Star Trek in favour of mindless action and mainstream appeal. For the sake of our analysis, we are going to compare The Original Series (TOS) and The Next Generation (TNG) to the more modern shows, as to figure out why things have changed so drastically.Read More "Star Trek: Journey into the Fictional Representation of Politics"
Belarusian protests have received an array of international responses. Each have competing visions for Belarus - which one will Lukashenko opt for?Read More "Belarus: Protests, Politics and Outlook"
Beyond the Battlefront of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: A Conversation with Ulviyya Fataliyeva
Ulviyya Fataliyyeva, a talented 24-year-old chess player, heard Armenian missiles fall 1km from her house in Ganja, Azerbaijan. TNGO Contributor Daniela Movileanu interviews her to uncover the Human Story behind the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.Read More "Beyond the Battlefront of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: A Conversation with Ulviyya Fataliyeva"
Once a taboo, the word regularisation has made its comeback into the EU’s vocabulary since the beginning of the health crisis. But what is regularisation? What are its pros and cons? And why has COVID-19 spiced up the political debate on regularisation?Read More "[Analysis] Regularising Undocumented Migrants in the European Union: The Added COVID-19 Factor"
Mexico City used to look a lot like Venice, so why is it now facing a water crisis? In this article we will explore the factors that have created the crisis, and discuss possible solutions with Andrea Lefranc, our local source in the heart of the city.Read More "Infrastructure and Over-Exploitation: Draining Mexico City Dry"
Alexei Navalny, the main opposition leader in Russia against President Putin's regime has been poisoned with Novichok, a dangerous nerve agent that has been allegedly used several times against Russian opposition figures. How will that affect the relations between the EU and Russia?Read More "The Effect of Novichok: The Case of Navalny and The EU-Russia Relations"
Syrians of all backgrounds are becoming the victims of the regional powers' hunger: as the country is depleted and its citizens are displaced or disappear, international powers seem to only look after their own benefit.Read More "[REPORT] The Demographic Catastrophe in Syria"
La gestión de la crisis del COVID-19 ha perjudicado la opinión pública de la sociedad española según los datos del CIS. Ha permitido la creación de un contexto de oportunidad política a una derecha muy presente y bastante fuerte en la actualidad.Read More "[REPORT] Ideologías, Nacionalismos y la Gestión del COVID-19 en España"
News on the Syrian crisis hardly makes headlines. Nevertheless, factual reality suggests that the war in Syria is still an urgent matter, especially regarding the refugee crisis. Turkey, for example, hosts the highest number of refugees in the world, roughly 3 million. What domestic and foreign impact did the Syrian civil war have on Turkey?Read More "[REPORT] Coping With A Humanitarian Crisis: The Role Of Turkey In The Syrian Civil War"
Depuis son institution en 1957 sous le nom de C.E.E., l’Union Européenne a poursuivi le processus d'élargissement. En savoir plus dans le Report.Read More "[REPORT] Élargissement de l’Union Européenne"
On May 29, the world celebrates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Italy is one of the most committed nations in this field, starting from the 1990s, when its engagement in peacekeeping operations sharply increased. Guest Contributor Maicol Cocco has authored a thorough report on Italy's history and budget-spending on peacekeeping operations.Read More "[REPORT] The Italian Participation in Peacekeeping Operations"
The bushfire phenomenon is typical of south-eastern Australia, where the climate is often hot and dry during summer and a proper management of the fire’s activity, provides a positive impact on the environment. This is the reason why the disaster that hit the Australian ecosystem between November 2019 and February 2020, could not be easily predicted.Read More "[REPORT] Australia amidst Fires"