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Senator Anning’s Racist “Final Solution” And The State Of Immigration In Australia

Over 40 years after the legal disbandment of the “White Australia policy,” the talk of racial purity when it comes to immigration is making its way into the sphere of politics once again. It’s no surprise that immigration in most every country, even if not explicitly stated, has been about limiting the number of non-white foreigners, and deporting almost exclusively undocumented immigrants of color. The White Australia policy, first called the Immigration Restriction Act, was

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The E.U. Has Approved A Law That Could Ban Memes, Ruin Fandoms And Put An End To The Internet As We Know It

On June 20, the E.U. Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) approved a copyright reform to be up for negotiation that could impose strict censorship on anything that is consumed, created or shared on the internet in Europe. After the approval, the reform is now passed on to the E.U. parliament which will vote whether to continue the process of negotiating the bill on July 4. According to critics, the copyright directive is, if implemented, arguably

International

Laos’s Dam Accident: Could it Have been prevented?

Laos has been and is still shaken with the terrorizing effects the accident of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam (which was still under construction) caused. It all started in the night of July 23, when approximately five billion cubic meters of water flooded the homes of a part of the population, leaving approximately 6,600 people homeless and (until now) 24 confirmed dead. The dam was originally designed to help divert water around a local reservoir

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Yes, French People of Color Are Allowed To Celebrate the World Cup

A few weeks ago, on the 11th of July 2018, during a G20 meeting in Hamburg (Germany), Emmanuel Macron, the very young French president known for his respect and his tact towards his fellow African colleagues had the audacity to think that, after 3 diplomatic trips to Africa, he had found the reasons that prevent the continent to develop itself. Therefore, it is not without condescension  that Macron explained that the continent suffers from a

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Europe/UK

Giant Inflatable “Trump Baby” To Fly Above London During President’s Visit

With President of the United States Donald Trump set to visit the United Kingdom next week, many activists are against his visit with planned protests and a giant inflatable of the President due to fly above the city. Although the exact schedule of the President is unknown, rumors state that he has plans to meet with the Queen and the Prime Minister. The inflatable is due to fly above London the morning of Friday, July

International

6 Ways That The World Is Doing Way Better Than You Think It Is (Read This To Restore Your Faith In Humanity)

Through the web of sickening headlines and increasingly alarming news stories, it is easy to assume that the world is going down a downward spiral. Syria, Trump, the zero-tolerance policy, it is no wonder that close to two-thirds of Americans perceive the news as a “very or somewhat significant source of stress,” a stress that causes many to experience fatigue, anxiety and sleep-loss according to a survey conducted by the American Psychology Association. Only 6% of

International

Yes, Even Your Chocolate Is Problematic

An Easter basket goody. A dessert staple. A cultural medium. With a worldwide consumption rate of approximately 7.7 million tons annually, it’s obvious that chocolate is something a lot of people can’t seem to live without. Many people view chocolate as something that is an indulgent treat, reserved only for cheat days and special occasions. Still others prefer to eat it daily. Any way you look at it, chocolate is an integral part of food

International

The World Is Praising Kim Jong Un, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Over the past few months, we have watched Kim Jong Un do things we never imagined seeing happen in a million years. By the end of April, Jong Un becomes the first North Korean dictator to cross the heavily guarded border between North and South Korea along with South Korea’s President Moon. And just a little over a month later, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un make history by holding their first diplomatic meeting

International

The Rise of Autocracies and American Exceptionalism

A shadow looms over democratic ideals of liberty and equality. The authoritative regimes humankind has so desperately attempted to discard in order to fashion a new social order, characterized by the freedoms and powers of the people as a collective whole, lurk ominously overhead. The rise of autocracies in the modern world extends to that of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a member of the conservative right wing Fidesz political party sworn into office on May 29, 2010. As a

International

Venezuelan Socialism: A Humanitarian Crisis

Socialism. The Democratic, left-wing, millennial dream. As defined by Britannica, the “social and economic doctrine that calls for public rather than private ownership or control of property and natural resources.” For Karl Marx, socialism was the segue into what he believed to be the ultimate stage of Utopian society: communism. Around the world, there are many forms of socialism in practice. Most countries don’t operate under socialism alone, but rather incorporate parts of it into

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