Category: Explained

Explained: The Taliban

Over the past few days, and weeks, the news of the Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan has shocked the western world. With its rise to power come fears of reprisal killings against the west’s Afghan partners, the repealing of women’s rights hard won over the last 20 years and return to pre-2001 living standards for

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Explained: Voter Suppression in America

A hand dropping a vote into a ballot box

Voter turnout for the US Presidential Election 2020 was at its highest since 1900, with around two thirds of the electorate coming out in support of their candidate. Although a significant improvement, largely driven by the polarization of the electorate and the work of grassroots voting rights activists, the US still lags most Western democracies

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