Kanal Istanbul: A Story of Dangerous and Controversial Megalomania

Since 2011, Erdogan has been pushing for the construction of a new canal to link the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. However, this project has been vastly criticized by the public and poses major concerns in a multitude of spheres from the environment to the geopolitical balance of the region.

Fernet with Vodka

The Argentinians adopted, due to the Italian immigration of the early XX century, a sour herbal wine called “Fernet Branca” – usually mixed with the popular drink “Coca Cola.” The sour taste of Fernet makes it tough to combine it with vodka. However, in harsh times beggars can’t be choosers.

Milei: The Rise of the Populist Alt-right in Argentina

According to the famous political scientist Steven Levitsky, author of “How Democracies Die” there are three fundamental characteristics of populism. The economist Javier Milei is a character who seems to comply with two of Levitsky’s categories, which is reason enough to be alarmed – the author claims.

Gender Pay Gap: How the Covid-19 Pandemic Set Gender Parity Back a Generation

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, gender gaps in labour force participation have increased. Setting back progress to equality for women by a generation. Nevertheless, the structural inequality was standing strong before the virus struck.

Haiti is Shaking: The Impact of the Last Earthquake on the Vulnerability of the Country

This article tries to analyze the impacts of Haiti’s last earthquake by going behind the event itself and exploring the already weak and unstable country. How this environmental disaster hit an already weak and unstable country, intertwining with the political crisis, economic stagnation and social conditions of the population?

Turkey’s Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

The start of the Syrian Civil war on March 15, 2011, marked the start of the suffering for many families. These fights have recorded thousands of casualties. They have torn the nation and have also taken the nation back in its standards of living. It has also resulted in the mass movement of the Syrians to neighboring countries and regions within Syria itself.

[ANALYSIS] A Multi-Peripheral Middle Power: Strategizing Canada’s Next Security & Defence Policy

In this second entry of a three-part analysis, the article demonstrates how Canada should develop a new national strategy for security & defence by establishing itself as a multi-peripheral middle power.