The Odyssey of Afghan Women

Afghanistan is once again the center of the world’s attention, and for all the wrong reasons. The Taliban, freshly emboldened by the announcement from President Joe Biden that US and NATO troops would soon withdraw from Afghanistan, began intensifying their offensive to take provincial capitals and eventually Kabul. At the time of writing, Taliban forcesContinue reading “The Odyssey of Afghan Women”

The Israel – Palestine Conflict

In the early hours of Friday the 21st of May, news reports circulated that a ceasefire between the Israeli army and Hamas in the Gaza Strip was coming into effect. Bringing an end to a difficult and controversial 11 days of violence which had left more than 250 people killed (most of which residents ofContinue reading “The Israel – Palestine Conflict”

GET THE ZUCC

Earlier in November, two of tech’s most highest profiles were grilled (once again) by the US Congress. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Jack Dorsey of Twitter faced questions from both Democrats and Republicans in an intense hearing (answered through Zoom). In the few weeks leading up to the hearing, Facebook announced that it would be takingContinue reading “GET THE ZUCC”

Gender Reveal [GONE WRONG], For Real

In the early weeks of September, at least 3.5 million acres of land had been destroyed in a forest fire that’s devastated parts of California. The cause of it? A gender reveal stunt that went terribly wrong. What was described as a “smoke generating pyrotechnic device” had been used and sparked the El Dorado fire, spreadingContinue reading “Gender Reveal [GONE WRONG], For Real”

Trump and TikTok: Now What?

In early September, The Trump administration announced that it would be banning the Chinese-owned mobile apps TikTok and WeChat from US app stores. This was an escalated move in the US’ tech clash with China. The restrictions were scheduled to go into effect on TikTok within the first weeks of November unless the company couldContinue reading “Trump and TikTok: Now What?”

Biden Wins US Presidential Elections

Joe Biden wins the US presidential elections. Donald Trump still isn’t fully convinced. By the numbers, Biden’s victory was not really a landslide to say the least. However, as far as the numbers are concerned, Joe may go down as a transitional figure in the shift from Republican to Democrat. An important one to addContinue reading “Biden Wins US Presidential Elections”

#VISION2020 Kanye Runs for US President

Is Kanye West serious about running for president? Yes. Yes he is. As of today, Ye had already filed eligibility to run in five different states in the US. From the bat-shit-crazy things he’s said so far, #2020VISION just got real. Like, real-real. ResultsKanye qualified for ballot access in 12 different states, and sued forContinue reading “#VISION2020 Kanye Runs for US President”