The news has spread to every nook and corner of the world; there is rarely a single soul who has not yet heard about the most expensive, profligate international sporting tournament: the 2022 Qatar World Cup. However, what is not as well known and very intriguing once you learn about it, is what it took for such a low-populated yet rich country to build decades … Continue reading Qatar Will Need More Than a Penalty Kick to Repay Their Migrant Workers
As Andy Williams sings to us in his famous 1963 holiday song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year” With multiple international holidays coming around the corner, it is important for all of us to recognize the many facets of life that puts … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season for Peppermint Mochas: Reviewing Holiday Starbucks Beverages
Two underdog teams and two legendary lineups in the semi-finals: the 2022 Qatar World Cup seems to be straight out of an extremely dramatized Hollywood film full of major upsets and suspenseful penalty shootouts. These lively, rousing matches make the tournament one that is viewed by billions of football fans, with some physically attending the games while most watch through digital platforms. The growth of … Continue reading Goal or Foul? FIFA’s Long History of Corruption
No matter where you saw it – aimlessly scrolling on TikTok, watching your feed of YouTube Shorts, or seeing the large headlines on the New York Times – the protests in Iran have reached the phones and front doors of wide audiences as the most recent fight against an authoritarian regime has risen. Following leaked cases of government violations of human and women rights, many … Continue reading Iran’s Global Fight for Women’s Rights: How A Historically Unjust Country Triggered Worldwide Solidarity
As I had reported last week, British politics have taken many significant turns in the past few months, the most recent being Former Conservative Prime Minister Liz Truss announcing her resignation on October 20, marking the shortest premiership in Britain. 4 days later, Rishi Sunak, former member of Parliament and Chancellor of the Exchequer who had run against Truss in the September Prime Minister race, … Continue reading Did Someone Say Tory Trouble? What Former PM Liz Truss Leaves Behind for Britain
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