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The Unpredictable Way of Pandemics in Global Politics

Sorpong Peou | Ryerson University | Canada

I am not an epidemiologist or a virologist, nor am I a medical scientist of any sort, but my interest in pandemics is based on my understanding that they have emerged as a source of threat to peace and security on different levels: human, national, and international. 1,112 more words

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Corruption in the United Nations Development Fund

In August 2019, Foreign Policy published an investigation and whistleblower accounts into corruption in the UNDP. The article, published here, alleged that for nearly a decade, dozens of U.N employees, auditors, and consultants had tried to flag concerns of mismanagement of funds up to millions of dollars. 206 more words

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Red Wall Britannia

Since Boris Johnson’s 80-seat majority election almost a year ago, political commentary has centred on the ‘Workington Man’, or in other words, the Red Wall voter. 873 more words

Diminishing Democracy in Hong Kong

Just days after the arrest of some prominent pro-democracy leaders and pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed to deepen ties with mainland China and pledged to… 306 more words

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Why North Korea is Not Communist

North Korea began life as a Soviet satellite state and was originally founded by Joseph Stalin and based on Marxist-Leninist principles. Despite this the now ruling Kim regime has historically been keen to move away from communism and towards socialism. 913 more words

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45th President Of USA, Propagator Of Peace

Doesn’t world peace count anymore when Trump scores well in that department and closes peace deals a lot than expected but what troubles me more is whether it’s even accepted or acknowledged by people who despise him for no reason? 742 more words

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What President-elect Joe Biden’s win can mean for the rest of the world

By: Alina Issakhanian

During election week, and even in the weeks after, as Americans anxiously waited to see how their favorite candidate would perform, many people outside of the U.S. 1,117 more words

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