The Birth of a New Era: Discussing Nascence in a Dying World

Only a couple of days ago, people across the globe awoke to the news of wildfires, disastrous and monstrous wildfires blazing across Athens, Greece; news outlets plastering grave photographs across social media that stood as representation of the looming destruction that climate change has brought us face to face with. Unfortunately, this news came as … Continue reading The Birth of a New Era: Discussing Nascence in a Dying World

Biden’s Foreign Policy and his Afghanistan Decision

President Biden won the 2020 Presidential elections with a campaign strategy that promised a more compassionate foreign affairs policy. His decision to remove all American troops from Afghanistan’s territory, leaving the country completely vulnerable to Taliban intervention, gave a very different impression.  The humanitarian catastrophe currently unfolding in Afghanistan suggest that Biden’s concern was directly … Continue reading Biden’s Foreign Policy and his Afghanistan Decision

Biometrics Beware: an Advancement in Modern Warfare

The world seems to be confronting the same news articles that surfaced around 20 years ago.  “USA enters the Middle East” “Is the US military pulling out of the Middle East?” The newsstands, internet, and entire world seemed to become consumed by the political affairs between the US and the Middle East. Today, more than … Continue reading Biometrics Beware: an Advancement in Modern Warfare

A Fistful of Votes: the Boredom of the Italian Right-wing Rhetoric on Migration

What a lovely season! Summer! Beaches, sun, holidays. Everything is beautiful during summer. Mainly, if you live in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. At least, one of the best, according to the lovely weather, for sure. Albeit we can’t talk about the political climate in the same way. August 3rd, 2021: … Continue reading A Fistful of Votes: the Boredom of the Italian Right-wing Rhetoric on Migration

Liberticidal Media Law Shakes Poland

Poland’s political scenario has recently been shaken by the ruling party's, Law and Justice (PiS), controversial new law on media funding and ownership. In mid-July, Law and Justice MPs submitted to the parliament (Sejm) a bill aimed at amending the existing Broadcasting Act in order to forbid entities from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) … Continue reading Liberticidal Media Law Shakes Poland

The Spread of Atheism and Irreligiosity in the Middle East

The Middle East, in the collective imagination, represents an area of the world characterized by great religious fervor. It does not only govern the individual, but influences every aspect of public life. The Muslim countries of the MENA region are characterized mostly by religiously repressive states and secularly repressive states in comparison to other parts … Continue reading The Spread of Atheism and Irreligiosity in the Middle East

COVID-19 Health Crisis and the European Court of Human Rights

Last year the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on certain issues strongly connected with the Covid-19 Health Crisis in some relevant decisions. The plaintiffs, indeed, were complaining about the violation of several articles of the European Convention on Human Rights in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Convention on Human Rights violation in this case-law was affecting, essentially, the Right … Continue reading COVID-19 Health Crisis and the European Court of Human Rights

Denmark VS. Refugee Rights: Andersen’s Fairytale Country is Turning Into Asylum Seekers’ Nightmare

Denmark was one of the first countries to sign the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and ratify its Protocol in 1968. As established by the Copenhagen criteria (symbolically "hosted", indeed, by the Danish capital), respect for human rights and migrants' dignity is considered a founding, irreplaceable pillar of Danish society and its established liberal democratic … Continue reading Denmark VS. Refugee Rights: Andersen’s Fairytale Country is Turning Into Asylum Seekers’ Nightmare