At the stroke of midnight, on Nov. 8, 2016, the world’s largest democracy – India – had nearly 86% of its banknotes in circulation demonetized by the government.
Without a doubt, Trump made the decision to fire Comey based off of his own interest in hindering the Russia probe. The rejection of a commitment to anything beyond himself may be the force pushing Trump closer and closer to impeachment.
The growing protests in Venezuelan cities reflect the collision of a weak economy and deteriorating democracy: they are the result of an increasingly undemocratic, and thereby authoritarian, regime that has ignored the economic and political demands of its citizens for years.
Unlike his predecessors, Trump is not forging the proper relationships with those in the legislative branch of the federal government. Trump has much learning left to do on how to lead our country and properly assume the responsibilities of the presidency.
The threat of capture and torture, an anti-LGBTQ+ government, and the continued encouragement of honor killings by family members creates a horrifying and hostile environment for the queer men of Chechnya. “Either you do it, or we will.”
Though groups taking either position explicitly denounce the stigmatization of and widespread violence against sex workers, they disagree on the fundamental question: should prostitution exist?
While the March for Science is a fight for the pure sciences, the environment, and transparency in policies, it is highly enmeshed with the call for open borders and less paperwork for immigrants, a move which in the past has shown to result in both scientific and economic growth.
In accordance with widespread anti-elite sentiment, the Morena candidate has gained support from poor citizens as he attacks corrupt politicians, the elite class, and privatization. Although he mirrors the anti-establishment rhetoric of Trump and LePen, López Obredor advocates for left-wing policies, contradicting the often-held belief that populism only aligns with far right extremism.
Ivanka Trump may be beautiful and brilliant, but she has everything to gain from being silent on rights she claims to defend.
Trump’s minimalist approach to Syria and its refugees is hypocritical and puts lives at risk.