Global Affairs

What a Trump conviction would mean for the Republican Party

Featured image: “Donald Trump” by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 The past few months have been difficult for former president Donald Trump—after losing reelection in November, his cries of electoral fraud being repeatedly rejected by the courts, he was impeached a second time for inciting the Capitol riots, and numerous new investigations have been opened into Read More…

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The Myanmar Coup Exposes The Dangers of Rushing Democratization

On February 1st, Myanmar’s military orchestrated a coup against the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, asserting that the recent elections in which the NLD won by a landslide were fraudulent. In response to the military coup and the house arrest of the extremely popular NLD party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, hundreds of Read More…

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Jack Ma: How China Tamed Its Entrepreneurial Elite, and Why The Chinese People Stand to Lose the Most

Chinese tech entrepreneur Jack Ma, founder and former chairman of eCommerce Giant Alibaba and formerly the wealthiest man in China, has recently announced plans to restructure his fintech empire Ant Group after falling out of favour with Chinese Communist Party leadership. Along with his recent muted reappearance after disappearing for nearly three months, this marks Read More…