International

The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis

Written by Shuaib Almosawa, Ben Hubbard and Troy Griggs, the article ‘It’s a Slow Death’: the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis”, published in the New York Times on the 23rd of August 2017, sums up the deadly collateral consequences of a war that seems to be never ending. In Yemen, the war has been lasting since the past two years and a half. The two parties, one led by the Saudi coalition and supported militarily by the Americans, and the other one, the Houthis and their allies, both affirm that they will never give up until the other side does.

The Gap between Two Worlds

The Gap between Two Worlds

Have you ever heard about economic imbalance? If you did, then you will find in this article some propositions about what we could do to change that. If you did not, then today you will learn something important.

The economy seems to be growing but the thing is, it isn’t for everyone. The rich get richer while the poor get poorer. For a common worker, you could work your ass off but still would not get paid for what you did.

Order at our border

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We see, since January 2017, a major increase of illegal migrants who cross the border between the United States and Quebec. Where do they come from and why did they choose to come here? Well, most of the migrants are from Haiti and came to the US after the 2010 earthquake. Obama had given them a temporary protected status so they could stay in the country while Haiti was being rebuilt. However, Donald Trump said that he would remove their temporary protected status and expulse the Haitians of the US.

North Korea Launches Missiles Over Japan: Donald Trump Reacts

Donald Trump on North Korea: 'All options are on the table'

       Justin McCurry

       The Guardian

       Wednesday 30 August 2017 01.17 BST

       https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/29/donald-trump-on-north-korea-all-options-are-on-the-table

Pollutants key to climate fix

Scientists have recorded that the global temperature has been rising constantly since the industrial revolution. Though some speculate it to be a pattern that goes around every 100 thousand years, it is still becoming a huge problem as our technology advances.According to Jeff Tollefson's article, reducing the methane and black carbon emmisions could immensely decrease the projected warming by 2050.

Migrants Dying off the Horn of Africa: the Bigger Issue

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The recent deaths of 50 African migrants reported on by The New York Times in the publication of the same name on August 16, thrown off their boat by the smugglers that they had paid to ferry them to Yemen, is not an isolated event. In fact, approximately 114 migrants have died attempting to cross the strait that separates the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula this year alone.

Best Gymnast in the world

Do you know who the best gymnast in the world is? Probably most people have heard his name even if they do not know him well. Now he is the top gymnast in the world. His name is Kohei Uchimura. He was born on January 3th ,1989 in Nagasaki Prefecture. Surprisingly, he started gymnastics when he was only 3. I became his fan when I saw his performance in London Olympics on TV in 2012. Therefore, I will introduce Kohei Uchimura; his history, his style and what he learned from gymnastics.

Feminism, Social Media, & Intersectionality; My Volunteer Work

"We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back." -Malala Yousafzai

"The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity" -Viola Davis

"In my nervousness for this speech and my moments of doubt, I've told myself firmly, 'If not me, who? If not when, how?'" -Emma Watson

U.S. travel ban: the basics, the challenges and how it spread confusion around the world

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The article, "Trump’s original immigration ban: How it was introduced, and how the courts shut it down", by journalist Evan Annett from The Globe and Mail, outlines how the original U.S. travel ban spread confusion around the world, but especially targeting Muslim-majority communities. The author begins by introducing the executive order of President Trump on January 27, 2017 that temporarily blocked entry to citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries including Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somali, Sudanese, Syrian and Yemeni.