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Liberia’s Post-Ebola Health Crisis

By Dustin Cai Even though Liberia has been declared Ebola-free since May of 2015 with the last known case to occur in that November, it is no time to relax for Liberia and its healthcare…


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Britain’s EU Negotiations

By Daria Berstell The United Kingdom’s future membership in the European Union has, in recent years, come into question, with “Brexit” – Britain leaving the EU, becoming increasingly probable. In 2013, in a bid to…



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Abortion: Canada’s Silent Issue

By Daria Berstell   Reproductive rights, especially abortion policies, are highly contested issues around the world. However, perhaps nowhere is the debate over abortion as divisive, and occasionally violent, as it is in United States,…


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Burundi- The Next Rwanda?

By Adithya Sivakumar         In 1994, the world stood by in shock as a purported 800,000 members of the Rwandan nation were killed in the span of two months as the result of ethnic tensions…


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The Battle for Burundi

By Javan Latson   Twenty-one years ago, the world watched in horror as hundreds of thousands of Rwandans died over the span of about 100 days. This tremendous event showed the world what could happen when…


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Massacre in Zaria Sparks Tensions

By Issie Sargraves Stories of violence by ISIS and its affiliates are splashed across the international media, demonizing Islamic movements around the world and painting them as radical and violent. This, however, results in the…


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A Brief Analysis of COP21

By Bella Jones On November 30th, a total of 195 countries convened for the Paris Climate talks (COP21) to reduce carbon emissions. Its focus was on whether the agreement should be legally binding, how to help…


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Religious Targeting Takes A New Turn

By Dawning Welliver In Bangladesh, Islamic militant groups launched a string of targeted attacks towards secularist writers and Internet bloggers. Though Bangladesh is officially a secular state, 90.4% of the population is Muslim. An internet…