In this article, Brynn Hopper explores Poland’s backsliding on women’s rights issues and the implications of a near total ban on abortion.
Anatomy of a Protest: Belarus’ Moment in History
Why is Belarus having the most-enduring demonstration for democracy in its recent history? Maria Zelenova examines the protest, and what forces keep the momentum going.
Why is Venezuela in Crisis?
As protests continue and death tolls climb in Venezuela, Farah Bogani outlines what you need to know about the crisis.
Canada’s Mining Industry, Part 2: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
From economic uncertainty to social upheaval, the Canadian mining industry faces a winding series of hurdles. Whether and how companies deal with these complications is telling of the state of the industry.
Who to Trust in Latin American Politics? Part 1
This is the first in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Brazil. Part 2 will address the far-reaching effects of those scandals throughout the region. In December 2016, 15,000 people marched the streets in Sao Paulo to fight Read More…
Winter on Fire: Director Evgeny Afineevsky Discusses His Latest Film
Kelly Rahardja sits down with Evgeny Afineevsky, director of Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom. His documentary about the 2013-14 Maidan protests in Ukraine won the People’s Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Tensions from Within: Israel’s Internal Racism
Racial tensions do not begin and end in North America. Samara Zaifman explores the often ignored internal racism present in Jewish-Israeli society.