United States

America’s National Debt Keeps Growing

June 28, 2018

America’s national debt is a ticking time tomb that both Republicans and Democrats are refusing to address. The Congressional Budget Office (C.B.O.) said in a report released last month that the ratio of federal debt


Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: The One Man Regime

June 25, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has dominated Turkish politics since his rise to prime minister in 2003, and president in 2014.  During that period he has slowly gained control of almost all levers of power.  However, when


Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore

June 12, 2018

The on-again, off-again meeting between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took place in Singapore on Tuesday of this week.  Both leaders gave the appearance of being guarded in front of the cameras


Leopold II and the Rape of the Congo

June 6, 2018

King Leopold II of Belgium is remembered in history as a monster.  His atrocities in the Congo committed in the name of greed are the darkest chapters of European colonialism.  Through the period from the

Latin America

Columbia’s Upcoming Presidential Election and Iván Duque

June 1, 2018

Columbia—South America’s oldest democracy—goes to the polls on June 17th to elect a new president. Given the position of the frontrunner in the race, Iván Duque, the situation looks to impact the 2016 peace accords