Author: Kara Anderson

The Incompatibility of Neoliberalism and Education: Chile’s Lesson

Chilean students take to the streets in 2006 in what is known as the Revolución de los pinguinos (Penguin Revolution).

The recent election of Donald Trump has generated widespread concerns of a return to the kind of neoliberal policies that dominated Western economics  in the latter half of the 20th century. Neoliberalism policy relies on a deregulated and decentralized free…

South America’s Role in the Global Shift to 100% Renewable Energy

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Climate change is currently at the centre of international affairs, as rising global temperatures threaten long-term environmental and economic sustainability in regards to energy production. The primary sources of global energy are carbon based energies, which are non-renewable and unsustainable in…

Femicide: The Silent Reality for Women in Machista Societies

In the wake of sixteen year old Lucia Perez’s brutal homicide, during which she was drugged, raped, and killed by two men, Argentinean women have garnered international attention in their battle against femicide, which takes the life of an Argentinean…

The Northern Triangle’s Unsolved Migration Crisis

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In the wake of a global refugee crisis, the world has been reminded of its rigid migration systems, which are ill prepared to handle unexpected humanitarian crises. While recent attention regarding migration has been focused on Europe and Syria, Central America…