War crimes across the world

As if the disarray from times of war is not enough, the tumultuous times also make it easy for people to forsake their humanity and turn to vicious war crimes. These are just four of the most brutal war crimes in history, showing the cruel side of human nature. 

Camp Sumter

During the American Civil War, the Confederate commander Henry Wirz ran Camp Sumter in Andersonville, G... More

Posted on 2020-07-20

How did the war in Syria affect other countries?

Although civil wars are mostly only infighting within countries, they also have an undeniable impact not just on the countries surrounding the warring nation, but also the entire world. The ongoing war in Syria is one of the most violent of our times, having caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands, leaving more than six million without a home and forcing yet another three million out of thei... More

Posted on 2020-07-22

Who paid the price of War on Terrorism?

The War on Terrorism began with the September 11 attacks in the United States and is still ongoing today. The military campaign was launched by the then-President George W. Bush and has expanded to include the Afghanistan War and the War in Iraq. As of Financial Year 2020, US $2.4 trillion has been added to the debt of the effort. According to some sources, the total expenditures have possibly ... More

Posted on 2020-07-24

Ethnic cleansing.

Ethnic cleansing is defined as the attempt to remove the members of an unwanted ethnic group in a region, commonly through deportation, displacement or mass killing. The goal of most instances of ethnic cleansing is to create an ethnically homogenous geographic area where members of the unwanted group do not exist. While ethnic cleansing has occurred throughout history, the 20th cent... More

Posted on 2020-07-27

Racial profiling and its effects.

As much as people may claim otherwise, racism is still a serious problem in many parts of the world. Out of racism comes racial profiling, a damaging and consequential practice that continues to affect minority races today. 

What is racial profiling? 

Racial profiling is defined as the focusing on or doubting someone of a certain race due to assumptions about the traits ... More

Posted on 2020-07-29

Discrimination against gay people.

Gay people have been a marginalized group throughout history. Although our society has come a long way, discrimination against gay people still happens frequently in this day and age. 

History of Gay People in Society

Homosexuality was once considered an illness in the past, with attempts made to cure it with conversion therapy or other means. It was normal and in fact encour... More

Posted on 2020-07-31

The economic environment in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia hardly disillusions with its ability to deliver exciting surprises. The voters of Malaysia as of late refuted the intellectuals and chose a reformist government that is taking on that nation's difficulties with zeal. Since 1998, Indonesia has done likewise by pulling off one of the most noteworthy just changes among developing business sector economies. Organizations, for ex... More

Posted on 2020-08-04

Discrimination in the Middle East.

Three of the main types of discrimination in the Middle East are based on gender, disabilities and religion, in which women, disabled persons and Christians are discriminated against. 

Gender Discrimination

One of the major types of discrimination in the Middle East is gender discrimination. 

Comoros is the best country in the Middle East to be a woman in while Egy... More

Posted on 2020-08-05

Sex discrimination in the workplace.

Women once had no place in the corporate world. Over time, they have made their way into the workforce, but still face centuries of male privilege. The civil rights laws have made it illegal for women to be discriminated against at work on the basis of their gender, but discrimination still occurs frequently, sometimes in a subtle way. 

Income Discrepancy

For every dollar a m... More

Posted on 2020-08-07

What is discrimination in sports?

As much as we may pride ourselves on being an all-inclusive society with equality for all, there are unfortunately still instances of everyday discrimination, some of which occur in sports. Generally speaking, there are five main types of discrimination when it comes to participating in sports. 

Racial Discrimination

Feelings of racism still run strong around the world. In 20... More

Posted on 2020-08-10
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