Smokes rises from forest fires in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, in the Amazon basin, on August 27, 2019. - (Photo by Joao Laet / AFP)

The Deforestation of Tropical Rainforests and its Effects

Paul Siebert
May 10, 2022
In the past century, humans have been continuously destroying rainforests to satisfy their hunger for industrial and agricultural success; in short: money. Today, two thirds of all original tropical rainforest cover around the world is either gone or severely damaged. That has led to many scientists exclaiming that it is too late for us, that we have gone too far. But why even are rainforests so important for the planet and the species living on it, including us? And is it really too late for us to change and save the rainforests? 
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Austria’s Political Mess

Paul Siebert
January 20, 2022
It all began in 2011 when Sebastian Kurz, a 24-year-old university dropout with a style and dynamism that instantly appealed to a demographic well outside his center-right party’s traditional base, entered politics.
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The Results of The German Election

Paul Siebert
October 5, 2021

Introduction On the 26th of September, the German people were called to elect a new federal government and a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel. This election marked a huge turning point in German...

Bidens First 100 Days

Biden’s First 100 Days

Crystal Kalin
February 5, 2021

Following the recent inauguration of President Biden, all of America is on edge to know Biden’s plans for his first 100 days as president and what he plans to do to better this country and do his best...

Trumps Third State of the Union Address: A Recap

Trump’s Third State of the Union Address: A Recap

February 19, 2020

On February 4, 2020, President Donald J. Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address. In what has been called a “virtuoso performance” by Fox Business, the “strangest” SOTU “ever”...

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An American Debate: Electoral College or National Popular Vote?

William Rantis
December 11, 2019

Ever since the 2016 election, the electoral college system has been scrutinized by the people. Proponents of the system argue that it encourages candidates not to focus on urban centers, giving smaller...

Representative Elijah Cummings Dies at Age 68

Representative Elijah Cummings Dies at Age 68

Stratis Bohle
October 21, 2019

Elijah Cummings, Congressional Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District since 1996 and chairman of the House Oversight Committee during the 116th Congress, has passed away at age 68 on...

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

Huda Khan and Alex Skelley
March 18, 2019

When it comes to women’s history, there’s no one cooler than Margaret Thatcher. She’s described as a funny, charming, and exceptional leader, and was the first female prime minister of the UK. She...

Tensions Flair Once Again Between Pakistan & India

Tensions Flair Once Again Between Pakistan & India

Huda Khan, Author
March 6, 2019

The Land between India and Pakistan, Kashmir, has been fought for since 1947. Though they officially fought three wars, civilian attacks have been going on for years. There was the India-Pakistan war of...

The Great Chasm! Americas Growing Political Violence and Divide.

The Great Chasm! America’s Growing Political Violence and Divide.

Alex Skelley
November 19, 2018

Over the past few years, and the past few weeks especially, America has seen the number of violent or divisive political incidents rise at an alarming rate. The current political divide is one of the biggest...

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