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Rodrigo Duterte – The Hulk of the Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte – a President with no constraints on his speech nor his policy actions. President of the Philippines, Duterte has degraded the integrity of the office of the President and undermined democratic norms in the Philippines. His first eight months…

The Bolivarian Regime: Clinging to its Last Hopes of Power

Venezuela’s financial situation has worsened even further; in 2016, the economy has shrunk by 10% and inflation rose to 475%, severely diminishing the purchasing power of the average citizen. Hardship is rampant throughout Venezuela, and citizens are concerned with meeting their…

Misogyny Marches On

#pussygrabsback. #pussypower. #nastywomen. #whyimarch. #girlpower. Such were the incensed battle cries of women from across the world that echoed across the glittering cacophony of Instagram and Twitter last weekend following the Women’s March on Washington. If you were to place…

Gender Equality and the Economy

In the United States’s last election cycle, the world came close to the most powerful person on Earth being a woman. While it is an important step for a woman to get so close, the United States has still not…

Tremours for Temer: Gang Warfare in Brazil’s Prisons

New Year’s Eve in Brazil saw a warm welcome to a new year and a thankful goodbye to a year of political crisis, tensions over the Rio Olympics, and continued corruption scandals. Less than 24 hours later was the country’s…

Donald Trump: The Master of Debt and King of Hypocrisy

The post-Obama period will be crucial in terms of securing and consolidating the positive economic growth that has developed in the past 8 years. The United States’ economy has returned to its pre-recession size, with a robust job market and low unemployment…