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Gandhi's non-violence ideology can come is very handy for HK protestors against Beijing. (Image:  pexels /  CC0 1.0)

Hong Kong Protests: The Strong Are Not Violent

After Hongkongers turned violent during a mass protest against the government’s extradition bill, some citizens are asking that the demonstrators stick to non-violent means to achieve their aim. A separate pro-autonomy group had bashed into the Legislative Council building in…

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A Trembling Merkel Has Everyone Concerned

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been making headlines the past few weeks for all the wrong reasons. The 64-year-old has publicly trembled in a most violent fashion on two different…

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Hong Kong Protests: The Strong Are Not Violent

After Hongkongers turned violent during a mass protest against the government’s extradition bill, some citizens are asking that the demonstrators stick to non-violent means to achieve their aim. A separate…

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Sanders to Cancel $1.6 Trillion Student Debt

2020 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced that he will roll out a proposal to forgive US$1.6 trillion in student loans. Such a move would wipe out the debts of almost…

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Australian Government Media Raid Rings Alarm Bells

The Australian government recently carried out two raids targeted at media — one against the national broadcaster Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and another against a prominent journalist, Annika Smethurst, who is…

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Five Takeaways From Davos 2019

The 2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting was held in Davos, Switzerland, between January 22 and 25, 2019. A wide range of topics were covered in the meeting, which will…