Israel vs. the United Nations: The Nikki Haley Doctrine

June 23, 2017

The US has supported Israel quite blindly at the UN throughout the years. Haley seems to adopt an entirely Israeli position with no regard whatsoever for her country's allies, or the possible repercussions of dismissing the only international body that still serves as a platform for international engagement and conflict resolution.

Women’s Rights and Movements

Women

The Feminist Transformation in Radical Kurdistan

February 7, 2017

As brutal civil war has devastated Syria and added to the massive refugee crisis, in Rojava—the predominately Kurdish region of northern Syria—a left-wing, feminist revolution is being carried out.

Environment

Environment

Standing in the Way of Extractivism: Guatemalan Community Activists Resist Meg-Dams

May 17, 2017

Guatemala is rapidly expanding its energy generation infrastructure with support from Washington and international banks. The construction of mega-dams has been met with a wave of resistance from communities set to be displaced by the projects. Indigenous activists are continuing their struggle in the face of the wider extractivist projects facing the region.