Elon Musk withdrew his support for Bitcoin, leading to a crash in the price of the asset. How does this relate to the US-China trade war? And is Musk really in trouble, or is he "hedging his bets"?Read More "[ANALYSIS] Elon Musk, Bitcoin, and China: Is This the End?"
Sheikh Jarrah has experienced an exacerbation of violence the last few weeks. The tensions between the Palestinians and the Israelis escalated further with the violence spreading in the Gaza Strip.Read More "Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Exacerbation of violence in Sheikh Jarrah"
[ANALYSIS] Playing with the Fire of Democracy: Ukraine’s Choice of National Security over Media Pluralism
The presidential decree which unplugged three pro-Russian TV channels overnight on 2 February 2021 has been hailed by pro-Western Ukrainians as the first bold move by Ukraine President Volodymir Zelensky to counter Russian propaganda. While the EU expressed its concerns and the US praised the decision, journalists unions condemned such an interference in the freedom of the media. Yet, all international conventions protecting freedom of speech establish a few motives on the base of which a State can restrict such freedom and one of the most popular ones is a pressing though historically abused necessity: national security. Well, this is is exactly the interest that Zelensky claims to protect.Read More "[ANALYSIS] Playing with the Fire of Democracy: Ukraine’s Choice of National Security over Media Pluralism"
Klarna is the leading bank in the digital payments sector. In this piece in collaboration with Starting Finance Pisa, the pros and cons of these innovations will be elucidated.Read More "[ANALYSIS] Klarna: Tax Evasion, Economic Growth and Climate Change"
"Ni Una Más", the feminist movement fighting for women's right, sheds light on the violence that threatens Mexican women, and the ties between femicides and culture.Read More "“Ni Una Más”: Creating an Inclusive, Impactful Feminist Movement in Mexico"
Spike Lee's 2020 film "Da 5 Bloods" takes a critical look at the issue of racial discrimination in past and present USA.Read More "“Da 5 Bloods”: Reflections on African-American Soldiers in the Vietnam War"
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"
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"