Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications By ANNA WIEDEMANN | April 25, 2019 From May 23 to 26, an estimated 512 million citizens from 28 European Union (EU) member states will be able to vote for 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). These MEPs will be elected to […]

Continued Epidemics Call for Stricter Anti-Vaxx Policies

Continued Epidemics Call for Stricter Anti-Vaxx Policies March 01, 2019 By IVY WADE For a long time, I thought anti-vaxxers (those skeptical of vaccination) were mythical creatures, unicorns with tinfoil hats and fanatics using essential oils and garlic cloves instead of antibiotics. However, as the news continues to come in, it is becoming more and […]

The Re-election of Viktor Orban and the Ongoing Crisis in Hungary

On the brink of changing its future, Hungary is on a 12-year path of disruption, which has affected refugees, Hungarians and the entire European Union. With various stakeholders, unwitting or deliberate, the actions leading up to this impasse possess salience. Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has realized his aspiration of creating an illiberal state. This […]

Dutch Police Prevents Major Terrorist Attack, Seven Men Arrested

On Thursday evening, the Dutch Police prevented a major terrorist attack in the Netherlands. Police reports confirm that seven men, aged from 21 to 34, were arrested in Arnhem, Rotterdam, Vlaardingen and Weert and suspected to prepare a terrorist attack. The investigation regarding these arrests started in April 2018. The main suspect, alleged ringleader, is […]

The Copyright Directive

The Copyright Directive (colloquially known as the EU’s ‘meme ban’) was recently passed by the European Parliament with 438 votes to 226 against. After an impending final vote in January, its entry into the statute book seems increasingly likely. Even though meme pages on social media have enjoyed the opportunity to be self-referential, they are […]