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Putin rumored to resign as Russian President after more than eight years

Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning to resign, according to some sources.
November 19, 2020

After spending over eight years in public office and in other positions of power for over twenty, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, is rumored to have plans to resign.  Putin’s leadership...

Bolivia missed you, Evo Morales

Evo Morales, center, is greeted by supporters as he returns to Bolivia.
November 19, 2020

Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first Indigenous president and one of Latin America’s most prominent leftists, recently made a dramatic return to Bolivia after being in exile for a year. Morales was not clear...

What will the new COVID-19 vaccine mean? Perspectives from a public health coordinator

November 19, 2020

Eight months since the novel coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, an announcement has been made that indicates an end might be somewhat in sight. On Monday, Nov. 9, pharmaceutical company Pfizer...

Polish women making their marks with lightning bolts

Polish women making their marks with lightning bolts
November 5, 2020

Poland has recently ignited with protests regarding the passage of new laws by its highest court, including some dictating more restrictions on abortion. Poland’s conservative leadership situates it...

Waukegan fatal shooting raises questions for police reform

November 5, 2020

According to the New York Times, an unnamed Waukegan, Illinois police officer was arrested after fatally shooting 19-year-old Black man Marcellis Stinnette. 20-year-old Black woman Tafara Williams was...

Violence against Nigerian protesters

Nigerian protestors call for SARS to be disbanded
October 29, 2020

With the presidential election looming, and the active threat of the COVID-19 crisis, Americans may overlook issues happening outside our borders.  For the past two weeks, Nigeria’s citizens have been...

Trump attacks Dr. Anthony Fauci

President Donald Trump looks over at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci as CDC Director Robert Redfield looks on the president returning to the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 17, 2020
October 29, 2020

On Oct. 19, Donald Trump attacked Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the leading infectious disease specialist in the country, labelling him as “a disaster” in a call to his campaign staff.  The President claims...

US legislators call on release of Egyptian prisoners

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi
October 29, 2020

On Monday, a group of 55 U.S. lawmakers called on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi to release a group of prisoners of conscience—those jailed because of their race, sexuality, political views...

Group charged with plot to kidnap Michigan Governor

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks in Lansing on Aug. 14, 2020.
October 22, 2020

On Thursday, Oct. 8, officials announced the arrest of thirteen men affiliated with an anti-government group. According to the New York Times, the men were charged with terrorism, conspiracy and weapons...

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