Business, Politics, World
Asia-Pacific, Israel, Palestine, Opinion, Politics
The Paradise Papers have stirred up quite a bit controversy in recent weeks, just like when the Panama Papers were released just a year ago. But among all the talks about tax avoidance, shell companies, and offshore accounts, we ask, what exactly are tax havens?
Business, Life, Politics, World
A letter was all that it took for the British Empire to artificially (and accidentally) create the Israel-Palestine conflict on November 2nd, 1917. This letter, the Balfour Declaration, has caused a century of conflict in the Middle East between Jews and Arabs over Palestine. If at all, a solution to the conflict is as improbable as ever 100 years after the Zionists were promised “a National Home” by British Officials.
Asia-Pacific, Philippines, Business, Human Rights, Life, Politics
The Paradise Papers are the second biggest leak since the infamous Panama Papers in April 2016. Both of them uncovered the extensive offshore activities in so-called tax havens of major companies and wealthy individuals, from the US to Pakistan. But what do the Panama Papers actually tell us?
Asia-Pacific, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Opinion, Politics, Editor's Choice
In January 2013, former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed into law the Domestic Workers Act (RA 10361) or the Kasambahay Law that aimed to further protect the safety and benefits of a kasambahay or a domestic worker.
Life, Opinion, Politics, World, Editor's Choice
The politics of the Middle East have stirred once again as the (former) Prime Minister of Lebanon; Saad al Hariri, resigned from office during his urgent visit to Saudi Arabia. He cited potential threats to his life. Hariri’s resignation effectively plunges the country into political crisis. He blamed Iran-backed Hezbollah, his partners in government, for plotting his assassination.
Americas, Canada, Life, Politics
In order to be a proper racist, the first and last step is: Be white…
Americas, USA, Opinion, Politics, World
The Ontario College Strike is happening right now. But what is it about? Here is all you need to know.
Americas, USA, Opinion, Politics
On October 2nd, 2017, the worst mass shooting in the history of the United States occurred. An incredibly deranged man stockpiled modified semi-automatic weapons in a hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and turned the playground of the Las Vegas Strip into a nightmare.
Europe, UK, Politics
The Second Amendment cannot physically pertain to the United States military or to a government centralized organised militia, such as mercenaries. It can only apply to private citizens, because at the time it was penned in 1791, there was no standing military force in the United States.
We’ve heard it all before… Politicians are out of touch, they don’t understand the working man and they live in a ‘Westminster bubble’; but what defines normality in British politics? Does attending a state school and having retail experience equate to a typical upbringing, or is an Oxbridge education mandatory to govern the nation?