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'Rogue Killers': Trump Backs Saudi After Journalist Reportedly Assassinated

President Donald Trump backed Prince bin Salman Monday after the mysterious disappearance of a Washington Post columnist who criticized the Saudi Arabian kingdom.

World Bank’s ‘Human Capital’ Index = Shame! Shame! Shame!

With the announcement and explanation of the human capital rankings, it’s tough to understand why the World Bank is, essentially, shaming poor nations for being poor.

The World is in Chaos, but There are Good (Policy) Reasons to Stay Positive

The world is changing for the better, but media outlets still turn a blind eye to the global community's progress in favor of stories that make money and bring good ratings.

There is now a Small Jewish Contingent in the Populist 'Alternative for Germany' Party

The "Jews in the AfD" are willing to overlook the organization's anti-semitic ties in part because of their mutual distrust of Muslim immigrants. 

The Disappearance of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

On October 2, 2018 Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey and was never seen again. Get caught up with the story here.

Interpol is in the News Again, Garners Yet More Controversy

Critics argue that over the years, several instances have called into question the relationship between Interpol and governments with questionable conceptions of law, order, and due process.

Jeremy Corbyn Could be the Next UK PM, And that Should Concern You

Corbyn for PM in 2022? Consider the facts, then, please, re-consider.

The Disappearance of a Saudi Journalist May Cause Fireworks

The latest development involving Khashoggi will not bring the allies any closer, and Turkey could very well respond hostilely if they see the disappearance of the journalist to be an intentional slight to their sovereignty.

Abortion Services to be Cost-Free in Ireland Starting in 2019

While the United States moves backward on abortion legislation, the cultural tide is shifting in countries like Ireland. 

Brazil’s Upcoming Election: A Reckoning for the Left in Latin America?

Come October 7, 2018 the Brazilian election will determine the fate of the Left in Latin America amidst significant political and cultural opposition.

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