Sunday, January 21, 2018

Human Rights vs. Human Life

Tell me this, what is more important: human rights or human life? How do we distinguish which should come first? Is there even a difference? These are the questions...

United Kingdom Attempts to Ban “Alternative” Pornography

By Ellen Meyerson, Franklin & Marshall College. Porn. We’ve all seen it, regardless of whether or not we’ve wanted to. In the digital age, it’s almost impossible to avoid adult...

Feminism… what’s that?

Feminism: one of the most polarizing words in the English language. To some it brings to mind the ideas of empowerment and gender equality, and yet to others it...

Extraordinary Rendition: Extraordinarily Undemocratic

Imagine: our own country kidnapping or abducting someone and transferring him or her to another country, usually one with lax torture laws. Sounds like something no democratic nation would...

Decriminalizing domestic violence in Russia: a violation of human rights.

In January, a march took place global-wide protesting in favor of the rights of women. Four days later, a bill decriminalizing domestic violence was passed in Russia. According to CNN...

Millennials Fight for Change

Do you have a Twitter, Facebook or any other form of social media? You probably do, in which case you are aware of how fast and easily news spread...

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Parliamentary Vote on Brexit

By Samuel LeGates, Franklin & Marshall College The Supreme Court of Britain has ruled that their Parliament must vote on the future of Britain in regards to its departure from...

Brexit: MPs Overwhelmingly Back Article 50 Bill

By BBC Staff, MPs have voted by a majority of 384 to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to get Brexit negotiations under way. They backed the government's European Union Bill, supported...

Syria Talks Set to Begin in Astana as Ceasefire Holds

By Zena Tahhan & Dylan Collins, AlJazeera News The Astana meeting marks a distinct change from what has previously been a diplomatic process led by UN, say analysts. Astana, Kazakhstan -  Key...

These Stunning Photos Show the Reality of Life for Homeless People Around the World

PICTURED BY HANNAH FERRETT, The Sun Shine Gonzalvez took the images in the UK, New York and Spain as she wanted to spotlight people who are often ignored. A PHOTOGRAPHER has spent years...