Wednesday, August 23, 2017
World Perspective

World Perspective

Malala Yousafzai Appointed U.N. Messenger of Peace

Correction: An earlier version of this article online, as well as its iteration in print, was attributed to Martine Niyongabo. This was a mistake; the article...

March for Science on National Mall Combats Trump Administration Science Policy

On Earth Day, April 22, protesters gathered on the National Mall, marching to Union Square in support of scientists and researchers whose work would...

Democrats Launch “Resistance” Movement in Response to Republican Administration

Following Donald J. Trump’s election to become the 45th president of the United States of America, members of the Democratic party pledged to “#Resist.”...

Incidents of “Low Tech, Soft Target” Terrorism Increase Worldwide

In late 2016, a truck plowed through a Christmas market in Berlin. This kind of attack, known as “low tech, soft target terrorism” is...

Netherlands Election: Wilders’ Loss

Geert Wilders, leader of the Netherlands far-right party, failed to deliver on his promise to bring a populist “revolution” to Europe as he lost...

Death of a Prominent Anti-Apartheid Activist

In 1955, the most prominent Asian South African anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, was arrested for being in Bloemfontein, or the Free State, without a...

Maryland State Sanctuary Bill H.B. 1362 Rejected in Senate

A bill proposing that Maryland curtails its police force from assisting federal immigration officers has put our state in the center of the national...

Demonstrators Charged After Killing Sheep, Stripping Naked, and Chaining Themselves to Auschwitz Main Gate

At the end of March, eleven people gathered outside the gates of Auschwitz in southern Poland to slaughter sheep, strip naked, and chain themselves...

Long-lost Medieval Jewish Cemetery Clues Uncovered in Rome

Evidence of persecution in Rome’s “Field of Jews” has been uncovered recently in a long-long Jewish cemetery. This cemetery dates back more than 500...

Bridges, Walls, and Multilateral Negotiations: How Europe is Handling the Migration Crisis

The inevitability of addressing the refugee migration crisis weighs heavily on the European Union (EU), but member nations are still far from reaching a...