Total 9 Posts
Fragile Democracy3 min read
The share of the world living in either a democracy has taken a steep dive recently. The current fragility of democracy is plain to see.
Rishi Sunak: Best of a bad bunch?3 min read
Rishi Sunak is the UK’s fifth Prime Minister since the Brexit vote of 2016, and the third of 2022, following Liz Truss’s exceptionally short time in Downing Street. But is he only the best of a bad bunch?
Liz Truss becomes the shortest-serving UK Prime Minister2 min read
Liz Truss now has the unwanted honour of being the shortest-serving post-war prime minister.
Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition: Will he or won’t he?3 min read
Elon Musk is trying to withdraw his bid for Twitter after months of conflicting statements. What was supposed to be one of the biggest tech acquisitions in recent history will now most likely devolve into a legal battle impacting the involved stocks for the foreseeable future.
Boris Johnson’s premiership – Worst resignation rate and one of the shortest tenures.2 min read
Boris Johnson has announced his departure from office following a record number of ministerial resignations.
Mapping the world’s refugee population.4 min read
According to a report by the UNHCR, the number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 89 million by the end of 2021. This number is up 8% from the year before and in 2022 to date already surpassed 100 million.
The United States and mass shootings.3 min read
Beyond the highly publicised US mass shootings, there are actually many more gun massacres that don’t make the front pages, highlighting the even more significant extent of mass gun violence in the United States.