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Does the Government Hide the Victims? First Killed by Coronavirus in Spain Was Not Diagnosed

By Lucía Ballester Bellver Many say it is a stronger flu. Others, the global pandemic that will end part of the population, equating it with the black plague. What is certain is that COVID-19, better known as Coronavirus, divides the population and is beginning not only to expand its influence, but also to foment collectiveContinue reading “Does the Government Hide the Victims? First Killed by Coronavirus in Spain Was Not Diagnosed”

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The Von der Leyen Commission: the Plan for a New EU

By Aurora Ceccotti In December 2019 Ursula von der Leyen has been unanimously chosen to lead the European Commission. Under the first woman to lead the European Commission, the latter will focus on enhancing gender equality, tackling climate change and augmenting the European Union’s geopolitical role. Her previous role as defence minister in Germany seemsContinue reading “The Von der Leyen Commission: the Plan for a New EU”

“Don’t Touch The Children”: Spanish Parents To Protest “Parental Pin”

By Lucía Ballester Bellver The problems in Spain have only just begun. After the formation of the first coalition government of democracy (not without shading some doubts), new challenges arise for the country.  Not only are there so many people unhappy with this government per se: the pacts with the terrorist gang ETA (now Bildu),Continue reading ““Don’t Touch The Children”: Spanish Parents To Protest “Parental Pin””

BREXIT: Where will it hurt the most?

By Marta Moretti The great majority of the European Parliament has eventually voted in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement, according to which the UK will not be any more a member of the European Union from February 1st. The approval was accompanied by the notes of “Auld Lang Syne”, sung by the MEPs of theContinue reading “BREXIT: Where will it hurt the most?”

This Is What It Means To Say Cultural Appreciation

By Francesco Felici Super Bowl final, February 2020. The football teams San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Pitchers face each other in the biggest sport event in the world. With over 102 million people watching it live, this night is supposed to be a moment of glorification for the American culture. However, this worldwide showContinue reading “This Is What It Means To Say Cultural Appreciation”

On the Brink of Destruction 🕙

By Beatriz Lasheras Mas Clique aquì para leer el artìculo en Español. Set up at 100 seconds away from midnight, the Doomsday Clock is closest than ever of the World’s destruction. Created in 1947 by The Bulleting of the Atomic Scientist, this clock is a metaphor about how close we are of destroying our planet.Continue reading “On the Brink of Destruction 🕙”

MYANMAR: International Condemnation of Rohingya Genocide

By Francesca Mele The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote on Twitter: “The Rohingya are one of the most discriminated against and vulnerable communities on Earth” and it seems true when we analyse their story. Peaks of violence have been recorded in 1978, 1991-1992, and again in 2016. In 2017 Rohingya numbered one million but afterContinue reading “MYANMAR: International Condemnation of Rohingya Genocide”

IRAN: Ukrainian Plane Crash & Political Accountability

By Sonia Harim The Ukrainian plane that was shot down this 8th January 2020 just added more tension to an already heated situation. This fatidic event occurred after the missile attacks between the US and Iran, after Qassem Soleimani’s murder by the order of Donald Trump. The escalation reached its peaks, and the world wasContinue reading “IRAN: Ukrainian Plane Crash & Political Accountability”

KASHMIR: A Region Between Restrictions and Public Order

By Francesca Mele On August 5, 2019, the Indian government announced the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, which granted independence to Kashmir since 1947, when after a dispute over the territory’s independence and a Pakistani’s attack, Kashmir turned to India to ask for protection. The intervention of the Indian government in defence ofContinue reading “KASHMIR: A Region Between Restrictions and Public Order”

FRANCE: Macron Renounces His Life Pension as President

By Lucìa Ballester Bellver The French head of state refused to benefit from a 1955 law that makes him receive for life upon leaving the Presidency an equivalent amount to the salary of a state councilor of about 6,220 euros gross per month. France pension system is divided into 42 “special regimes” across private andContinue reading “FRANCE: Macron Renounces His Life Pension as President”