Natural resources bring economic stability in a country. Not only do they bring economic stability, but they also need to be managed well and efficiently. This however has not been the case for Nigeria. Much of the downfall of Nigeria is caused by corruption which leads to poverty in the country.Read More "Nigeria: A Rich Country That is Still Poor"
The tensions between Russia and Europe are escalating, especially these days when Lithuania stopped the rail transit of some Russian goods direct to the Russian territory of Kaliningrad.Read More "A Russian Island Surrounded by EU and NATO Members"
Queering infrastructures of peace can enhance conflict transformation and construct true gender transformative peace-building policies. The article will cite the conditions of the queer population across the globe to provide recommendations for how queering peace and security can holistically transmute dynamics of conflict transformation.Read More "Queering Conflict Transformation and Peace-building"
In conversation with two student feminist activists in Ankara, Turkey. A discussion detailing the shared experiences and risks of the Turkish student feminist against the police, far-right groups, their universities and the state, and how solidarity prevailsRead More "Being a Feminist Activist in Turkey: The Voices to be Silenced"
The Javari Valley has become known for illegal fishing, mining, logging, and drug-trafficking activities. The region is known for violent conflicts between these various criminal groups, government agents and indigenous people. These are the specific conflicts that Mr Phillips and Mr Pereira, two journalists who lost their life, were documenting.Read More "Let’s Tune In: Two Journalists Shot Dead with Hunting Ammunition in Brazil"
Many Critics, a Few Allies, and Some Awkward Friends: Mapping and Explaining Latin American Reactions to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Moscow's actions in Ukraine were met with widespread condemnation in Latin America. There were, however, a few unsurprisingly friendly words from allied governments and some ambiguous reactions from regional sympathizers.Read More "Many Critics, a Few Allies, and Some Awkward Friends: Mapping and Explaining Latin American Reactions to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine"
How the correlation between women’s rights and the democratic process of Turkey underlines that Erdoğan fails at respecting both of them?Read More "[REPORT] Evolution of Women’s Rights in Turkey: The Fall of a Democracy"
Is it possible to build a sustainable global policy with concrete objectives? Is there enough space and resources to build this initiative without economic growth?Read More "[REPORT] Is Green Development an Oxymoron or Is It a Sign to Rethink the Global Productive Matrix?"
France has been one of the European countries with the biggest number of Islamic terrorist attacks perpetrated by young people, usually of the second generation of immigrant people, who were recruited by the Islamic State (IS). There are many prominent factors that have played an influential role in the launching of these attacks, including the historical relation and colonisation of Middle Eastern countries, socio-economic estrangement, France’s secularism and its cultural diversity.Read More "[REPORT] France Between Je Suis Charlie and Terrorist Threats"
In 2020, the murder of George Floyd ignited nation-wide protests under the slogan "Black Lives Matter" to condemn police brutality and demand accountability. After several months, it is important to take stock of the situation and analyze the phenomenon, from its historical roots to the implications for domestic politics in the USRead More "[REPORT] US Police In The #BLM Protests"
Sono trascorsi ormai mesi dall'annuncio da parte del governo israeliano di voler annettere parti della Cisgiordania, ma di fatto nessuna annessione ha ancora avuto luogo. Cerchiamo di capire perché e a che punto è la situazione generale al momento.Read More "[Report] Israele – Palestina: Lo Stato Attuale delle Cose"
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"