Browse By

Category Archives: World

A Contemporary Reflection on Auschwitz

Auschwitz-Birkenau is a difficult place to comprehend. Standing in front of what seems to be endless rows of cow sheds, it is almost impossible to imagine tens of thousands of people crowded into this claustrophobic place. I went to Auschwitz with a reasonable knowledge of

The great facade of foreign aid

Foreign aid from richer countries to poorer ones can remedy the crisis of poverty; however, there is a growing movement of economists that argue aid is actively encouraging poverty and decline. Are these claims founded in reality, or just protectionist myths?

Spain at a crossroads

A stand-off is emerging between the government of Catalonia and the central government in Madrid, as yet another referendum is fast approaching.