Though the Great Firewall may be the most famous of China’s harsh social control measures, it’s not the only element that secures China’s position as an enemy to free thought.
Since taking the role as President, Nicolas Maduro has led his country into a state of hyperinflation, failed to address the growing humanitarian issues such as the national shortage of food and medical supplies, and has repeatedly sought to oppress civilians by means of violence.Read more
A series of major summits have come and gone and the problem of migration persists. Until the European Union and groups such as the G20 or G7 commit to real and immediate policy changes, ad hoc deal-making will remain the norm.Read more
The independence referendum, framed as a 100-year struggle for self-rule, will likely succeed. It is no surprise that Kurdish leadership would rather talk about self-determination than the details of voting or the plan to negotiate with Baghdad.Read more