By Audrey Bimbi, Associate Editor COVID-19 has caused disruptions in more ways that many could have anticipated. Now added to the list of disruptions is the virus’ threat to democracy and the right to vote. As of April 15, 2020, …

‘OUR RIGHT TO VOTE’: HOW COVID-19 IS INFECTING DEMOCRACY AROUND THE WORLD Read more »

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By Briana T. Clayton, Associate Editor LONDON, England — On the night of November 7, 2019, a shocking night of violence resulted in three teenagers being stabbed within 10 minutes of one another. The double knife attack in West London …

Knife-Crime Crisis: Saving UK Youth Before It’s Too Late Read more »

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By Grace Mandry, Associate Editor For the past two weeks, the world has watched as conflicts unfolded in Northern Syria, Turkey, and the streets of Hong Kong. Meanwhile, in South America, thousands of protestors shut down the streets of Quito, …

Ecuador Agrees to Resume Fuel Subsidies After Weeks of Violent Protests Read more »

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By Brenna Mason, Associate Editor On October 6, 2019, thousands of people took to the streets of Paris to protest a French bill that would make in-vitro-fertilization (IVF) treatment available to women regardless of their relationship status or sexual orientation. …

Liberty, Equality, Paternity? France Divided Over Pending IVF Legislation Read more »

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By: Frances M. Rivera Reyes, Associate Editor In this era of social media, distinguished by information overflow, young people have surprised the established system by taking leadership roles traditionally held by nation leaders. Children like Greta Thunberg have made headlines …

Old Enough to Save the Planet: Young Activists Lead the Fight for Climate Change Read more »

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By Jake Gellerstein, Associate Editor In early September, 2019, the hashtag “#BlueGirl” began trending on Twitter. This moniker referred to Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian citizen who passed away as a result of lighting herself on fire in protest. Khodayari was …

FIFA Lays Down the Law for Iran, Inspired by #BlueGirl Read more »

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