Meeting between US President Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat

Israel’s System of Oppression: An Apartheid Without Nuance

Despite efforts to solve the Israel-Palestine Conflict, so far no lasting peace has been secured. While the violence from both sides is to be condemned, one must not turn their eyes away from Israeli violations of international law and human rights, in particular the Israeli System of Apartheid and the Occupation of Palestine.

NATO Secretary General visits Italy

Europe’s Shift to the Right

Two colossal wars in less than half a century engendered the concept of a unified Europe under one supranational institution – the European Union. Yet, European countries are now once again electing right-wing leaders. What does it mean for Europe’s relations with the EU and the rest of the world?

COP27 Opening Ceremony and Handover

Is there room for cooperation at the COP27?

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP27) is taking place from 6th-18th November in Egypt and will, for the first time, introduce the topic of Climate Compensation for poorer countries experiencing climate disasters. If successful, this is monumental for countries in the global South as they will receive more resources to withstand the effects of climate change.

Climate Change Refugees

 ‘Where will the Climate Refugees go?’

In view of the upcoming start of COP27, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, this analysis examines the looming challenges faced by people displaced and despoiled by climate-related disasters.

Iran Protests

Government’s Invincible Weapon: Misogyny

Globally, governments are weaponizing the restricting of women’s rights in order to hide their serious political incompetence. Three modern-day examples of the suppression of women’s liberation discussed in the article demonstrate this phenomenon.

Extinction Rebellion Supporter

‘Malthusianism is the Foundation for Rising Eco-Fascism’

The Malthusian myth of overpopulation directly pushes towards eco-fascist rhetorics, endangering the rights and safety of minorities around the world. Though the Malthusian myth has been disproved by various scientists, this ‘theory’ stands reputed, and the group which flourishes in the discussion are the far-right white supremacists.

Climate protest on Pennsylvania Avenue

The Climate Crisis: The Present or Future?

Climate change, one of the most defining issues of the 21st century with devastating ramifications, could potentially result in the cessation of humanity and millions of other biotic species. According to environmental scientists, urgent action must be taken to alleviate the causes aggravating the climate crisis by 2030. And yet, governments, corporations and the general population have been slow to act. The truth is, climate change is a problem of today, and we must act today. Sustaining our survival on this planet is a collective issue.

Antwerp hands

History is Written by Victors

History features some of humanity’s perennial sufferings and achievements. They inform us of various events such as the space race, which took humans to the moon and beyond, and two Great Wars causing millions of deaths and endless destruction. What is often excluded is the history experienced by millions beyond Europe and the Americas, the history of a region referred to as the Global South.