Bernie Sanders’ Revolution

Bernie Sanders is a rebel. Sanders rolled into Iowa to the tune of rock music, pushing people to become as devoted as he is to the causes that need attention. As of last week, Sanders pushed to a 10 point lead over the other Democratic Party hopeful, Hillary Clinton. Many people are dismissing Sanders as a mere flash in the pan or speed bump on the way to Clinton’s victory, but his campaign is worth far more than most opponents are giving him.
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The Refugee Crisis in the UK

As an island on the western extremities of Europe, the United Kingdom has historically felt the insular effects of its own geography. The English Channel, known as La Manche in France, has provided a natural barrier between Britain and the continent, deterring belligerent invaders, physically preventing land armies from reaching the island.
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Refugee Crisis: A Report from Macedonia

Macedonia is a small country located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, with a population of around 2 million citizens. Although small, it plays a key role when it comes to international transport between these countries, due to its convenient geographical position. Refugees coming from across the Mediterranean Sea have been working their way up north, most of them inevitably passing through this country.
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Germany’s Refugee Crisis Up-Close

Before moving to Berlin, I was aware of the Syrian refugee crisis through news reports and the kinds of serious discussions grad students delight in having into the wee hours, but it wasn’t until I arrived in the city that the reality of the situation really struck me.
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Syrian refugee crisis

The Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis started since the unrest began in Syria in 2011, millions of people have been displaced from their homes in Syria and have sought refuge in other neighboring countries or in less chaotic regions of Syria. It is estimated that over 9 million Syrians have fled their homes by the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. 2.6 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, and Egypt.
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Syria’s Civil War

Arab Spring is in full bloom, with Syrian Civil War at the forefront. What started as peaceful protests on the part of the citizens turned into belligerence and all-out war. Syria has had a history of civil and political unrest since 1918 when the Arabs captured Damascus and ended 400 years of Ottoman rule.
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