Human Rights, Life, Politics, World, Editor's Choice
Human Rights, Life, World, Editor's Choice
Social Justice Activist — a term that can have a good or a bad meaning, depending in which corner of the Internet you’re at. Regardless of your interpretation, it’s undeniable that social media has become a sound platform for social justice, enabling everyone, from celebrities, scientists, writers to your average user, to speak up about certain problems within our society and educate their friends and followers.
Life, Science & Tech, World, Editor's Choice
Picture this: five decades ago, homosexuality was considered a mental disorder; same-sex sexual activity a crime; and LGBTQ workers could’ve been fired easily. Fast forward to today where gays openly serve as frontiers in the military, function as noteworthy icons in the media, and occupy significant positions in the government.
Asia-Pacific, Pakistan, Politics, Editor's Choice
Like all species that are known to us, humans spend a portion of their lives asleep. But how many of us wonder why we repeatedly enter this state of sleeping? Despite what we used to believe for so long, our brains are not completely passive when we sleep. In fact, they have some functions they perform especially during this time, that scientists are still exploring and documenting.
Europe, Germany, Politics, World, Editor's Choice
The wait is over, the Joint Investigation Report (JIT) has been released and as it was predicted, it has drawn a curtain over the Sharif family’s 3-decades long politics.
Business, Human Rights, World, Editor's Choice
It was supposed to be a peaceful and constructive political exchange between 19 Nations and the EU at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany last weekend.
USA, Life, World, Editor's Choice
Yep, there is a day for chocolate just like there seems to be a day for everything else! Chocolate is special to us as we associate it with memories, desserts, romance and childhood, yet there are always two sides to every story.
Americas, Venezuela, Life, Politics, Editor's Choice
Children are exploited and harassed everywhere in the world, but we don’t even have to look far to find those horrific acts among us. As with everything in this twisted society, money and influence can cover up the worst things under our nose.
Europe, Russia, Life, Editor's Choice
Venezuela has always been known, at least in Latin America and the Caribbean, for its beautiful women and their ability to walk out of beauty pageants as crowned queens. The mixture of races and the plethora of colors available in our country have blessed some of the faces that have won these contests and have marveled jurors for years.
Asia-Pacific, Myanmar, Human Rights, Politics, Editor's Choice
The Western media loves to portray Russia as the country of eternal snow and Russians as brave people who are doing some crazy stuff. Everyone jokes about Russians riding bears and walking barefoot in the winter, but how true is all of that? I mean, let’s be honest, they are as human as anyone else.
There are some key themes that can usually be used to to define ethnic cleansing. Some of these include ideas like military control, state media propaganda, violence happening against a growing minority group, etc…