La « race » in France : France’s attempts to deal with immigration must first overcome the nation’s inability to talk about race

La « race » in France : France’s attempts to deal with immigration must first overcome the nation’s inability to talk about race

SUBMISSION by Audrey Warne     The recent surge in terrorism and violence in France has contributed to a pervasive sentiment of racism and fear of the Other which has become only too evident in the nation’s capital. The tendency...
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Andrej Babiš elected Czech Prime Minister while under investigation for fraud

Andrej Babiš elected Czech Prime Minister while under investigation for fraud

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz On Oct. 20 and 21, voters took to the polls to elect Andrej Babiš as the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. The election spelled defeat for the country’s longstanding mainstream political parties, a continuation...
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Catalonia crisis: what’s next for Spain?

Catalonia crisis: what’s next for Spain?

  The declaration of independence by the Catalan Republic recently was witnessed by the world. It demonstrated that the Catalan government, with the support of its people, could gather and call for their secession. The Spanish government however, had a...
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The internet, propaganda’s new frontier: social media companies under fire in election meddling investigations

The internet, propaganda’s new frontier: social media companies under fire in election meddling investigations

126 million―that’s the approximate number of American Facebook users the social media giant estimated were exposed to advertisements posted on the site by the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian marketing firm. 139 million―the total number of Ameri...
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Deadly ambush sparks mystery in Nigeria

Deadly ambush sparks mystery in Nigeria

Day by day, the mystery deepens in the minds of American citizens over the deaths of four American soldiers in an ambush by extremists in Niger. Many questions have arisen but few are being answered. President Trump has denied any responsibility...
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Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz   This article contains information that may be troubling and upsetting to read. It discusses the brutal murder of men, women, and children by the Nazis during World War II. Mentions of concentration camps, deathly gas...
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Two women rescued after being lost at sea for five months

Two women rescued after being lost at sea for five months

Jennifer Appel, Tasha Fuiava and their two dogs were stranded at sea for almost five months after straying off course in route to Tahiti. The two women and their pets were rescued by the U.S. Navy almost 900 miles southeast...
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Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

SUBMISSION BY AUDREY WARNE Two women, ages 17 and 20, were stabbed repeatedly by a man at Saint-Charles Station on October 1. Both women died from their wounds while the attacker was shot and killed by police. The attack was...
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The economic crisis in Venezuela continues

The economic crisis in Venezuela continues

  2017 introduced many disastrous and heartbreaking events, and with these new situations fresh in the minds of many, other global issues and disasters are left on the back-burner. An example of such an issue is the Venezuelan crisis. Venezuela...
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Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

SUBMISSION BY CASSIE MANZ Several blocks from my apartment resides the second ugliest building in the world. Ignorant of this harsh label, the tower stands out from the Prague skyline as a relic of the country’s communist past. The Žižkov...
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