In search of Europe’s cultural foundations: ‘the bible and the Greeks’?

‘Europe’ is a fascinating term. A word that everyone knows and that can be found in anyone’s’ mouths yet, one that never has the same significance depending on whoever is thinking it. Truly, from the Greek myth of Europa to the creation of the Treaty of Lisbon, Europe has coined many definitions: some may see …

A Return to the Dark Ages: The Myanmar Coup and the Treatment of the Vulnerable.

On November 8th 2020, the results were in. The National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Aung San Suu Kyi won the general elections in Myanmar by a significant margin, on January 30th 2021, after a series of alleged voter fraud and irregularities made by the opposition, military powers promised to abide by the constitution …

Lebanon After the Blast: A State on the Brink of Collapse

The horrific scenes of the explosion in Beirut on August 4th of 2020 shocked the world, with graphic videos of the massive blast widely circulating through the news, and on social media. Experienced by much of the world as yet another disturbing scene of 2020 viewed through a smartphone, it adds yet another incalculable burden …