Most people are aware of the Taliban on some level, but not all Jihadi movements are the same, and there is a lot of internal confrontation and distinction between the theological roots of different groups. Continue reading Where did the Taliban come from and what is their appeal?
Many Americans are spending well over half of their pay packets on rent and have been left at an unnecessary risk of eviction. Continue reading US eviction crisis: Joe Biden’s eviction moratorium is only a temporary fix
Among recent conflicts, the Syrian Civil War remains one in which reliable information has become increasingly difficult to find, a fact which has been both created and exploited by the Assad regime. Continue reading How the story of the Syrian Civil War got so muddied
The most famous index of corruption is the Corruption Perception Index, an annual report by Transparency International which measures public sector corruption and gives each country a score out of 100, with 0 being the worst. Continue reading While the western world focuses on corruption in the ‘global south’, corruption in the West goes unnoticed and ignored
A banner was displayed in solidarity with the England team footballers Rashford, Sancho and Saka on Westminster bridge this evening. Continue reading Pictures: Football teams display anti-racism banner on Westminster bridge
The old adage that the best way to rob a bank is to own it is playing out in courts in both Ukraine and the US. Continue reading ‘Financial crime of the century’ in Ukraine wrecks lives and corrodes livelihoods across borders
The many factors contributing to the decreasing affordability of American homes can be difficult for any individual to tackle. But with government assistance, more young adults may be able to dream of gaining their own property and forever home again. Continue reading Rethinking the American Dream: Is homeownership out of reach for younger generations of Americans?
Following nine months of political unrest in Belarus following Alexander Lukashenko’s stolen election in August 2020, Belarus is experiencing a brain drain. Continue reading Belarus suffers brain drain amid year of political unrest
Due to a long history of war with neighbouring Ethiopia, the dictator of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki, is set on ensuring his citizens are always ready for conflict. The biggest recruitment channel for soldiers in Eritrea, one of the most militarised countries in the world, is the education system. Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Horrors of Eritrea’s Sawa Military Camp
At $1.9 trillion, the Covid-19 stimulus package already dwarfs anything previously passed by Congress – but with the introduction of The American Jobs Plan, Joe Biden is looking to eke out that capital and go even bigger. Continue reading Biden’s radical infrastructure plan could rebuild America’s foundation