Go out to any park on a sunny Sunday, and there’s a high chance it’ll be filled with people walking their dogs. Pets. They’re everywhere— whether it’s the commonplace dogs or cats, the slightly off-beat reptiles, or the plain weird (and fairly illegal) Siberian tigers and poisonous cobras. The pet industry has been burgeoning in the last few decades, and it’s clear North Americans can’t get enough of their furry (and sometimes scaly) best friends [...]Read More
Guns have become synonymous with the United States in the same way as apple pie and baseball. In fact, as of 2017, Americans own nearly half (48%) of the total 650 million civilian-owned guns worldwide. Even more shocking, with a population representing only 5% or the global population, the United States accounts for 31% of global mass shootings. Clearly there is a problem.Read More
Regardless of your position on the political spectrum, there is no escaping the fact that migration comes with a cost. In terms of economy, culture, and security, countries will have to bear an additional burden as soon as they agree to receive migrants. The point of dispute, however, is the nature and extent of this cost [...]Read More
The Russia we see now in the 21st century is far different from the Russia we saw back in the 50’s and 60’s. Oligarchs have risen to prominence in Russia. And as attention turns towards Russia, many can not help but become intrigued by their ever powerful and wealthy elite [...]Read More
In the first article of this three-part series, four main concerns about migration were cited. The following article will attempt to address the first.
Which asylum seekers do we have the responsibility to protect, if any? [...]Read More