In the magma chamber that is the Italian government, new ebullitions have been occurring in this first half of September. These add up to the already complicated picture of government activity in summer. This time, the noise comes from the declarations of the Minister for the Ecological Transition, Roberto Cingolani. During a political debate forum, … Continue reading Back to the Future? The Unexpected Return of the Nuclear Debate in Italy
Chinese and American Arms Race Intensifies
In an effort to counter China and its strong military navy technology, the United States, Australia and the UK announced their new joint AUKUS agreement. This partnership will allow Australia to equip itself with stealthy, long-range nuclear-powered submarines in order to stand strong against China’s growing military capacity. It is evident that an acceleration of … Continue reading Chinese and American Arms Race Intensifies
A Breeze of Democracy?
Since 2013, Venezuela has been on a continuous downward spiral after Maduro assumed the role of presidency, following the death of Hugo Chávez. Little by little, Maduro, with the military by his side, instituted and inserted non-democratic traits into the political institutions such as: persecuting of civil activism, silencing freedom of speech, curtailing free press, … Continue reading A Breeze of Democracy?
The Fascist Lexicon
If The Supreme Leader tramples on the rights of everyone except the Upper Caste Hindu Males - how come the house of cards is still standing? The answer is simple, and that's why it's terrifying.
Cults’ Criminal Accountability in the EU Legal Framework
Cults are known as spiritual or religious movements which develop outside of mainstream religions. Over the decades, the term has taken on a negative connotation, since many of these religious groups are often characterized by an extremist and a radicalizing doctrine and have been alleged of crimes against their own adepts, including coercion, sex abuse, … Continue reading Cults’ Criminal Accountability in the EU Legal Framework
Facebook Crimes: a Global Online “Crime Scene”
In the last few years, Facebook's content policy has been the subject of criticism on many occasions. In particular, considering an increase in “Facebook crimes”, it could be argued that the immense popularity of this social media platform is radically and fundamentally changing the way we interact. Facebook, then, is not a safe harbor, nor … Continue reading Facebook Crimes: a Global Online “Crime Scene”
Child Marriage Continues to Rage all Over the World
What is Child Marriage? Child Marriage, a deplorable practice of marrying children under the age of 18, remains a worldwide scourge to this day. Unfortunately, it is a custom that often involves families who either through custom or belief, consider it right. In order to provide a future for their children, they marry them off … Continue reading Child Marriage Continues to Rage all Over the World
An Overview on the Sahel Region: International Presence and Humanitarian Challenges
The Sahel region is an area in sub-Saharan Africa characterized by conflicts primarily between state forces and armed terrorist groups. Over the past ten years, it has devastated the area and triggered a severe humanitarian crisis, leading to the intervention of several international military forces in the territory. International missions in the Sahel: a timeline … Continue reading An Overview on the Sahel Region: International Presence and Humanitarian Challenges
The Evolution of Attitudes Toward Abortion in Post-Communist Croatia
The possibility of legally terminating a pregnancy is one of the issues for which women, particularly the feminist movement, have fought hard over the years. These struggles have meant that today in Europe almost all countries have legalized abortion. There are only 6 countries where the laws are highly restrictive: Andorra, Malta, San Marino, Liechtenstein, … Continue reading The Evolution of Attitudes Toward Abortion in Post-Communist Croatia
On Socially Acceptable Activism and the Deradicalisation of Taking the Knee
One of the main talking points of the belated 2020 UEFA European Football Championship was the involvement of footballers in coordinated anti-racist protests by taking the knee before the beginning of each match. Notably, the English football team’s decision to protest racism was met with disapproval by a fraction of their own supporters, who decided … Continue reading On Socially Acceptable Activism and the Deradicalisation of Taking the Knee