crédits to: Antonios Ntoumas

Sustainable tourism: The EU’s actions

Translated by Lauren Valentine and proofread by Amel Attatfa Sustainable travel is a longstanding discussion topic for the European Union, particularly in relation to tourism. With this in mind, two projects for completely eco-friendly trips have emerged: The European Green Belt and Eurovelo. In 2019, the need for decisive action to promote a more sustainable […]

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WWOOF, Couchsurfing and MindMyHouse: Sharing Economy and Low-cost Holidays

Translated by Lauren Valentine and proofread by Célia Courteix The development of the sharing economy has brought about new ideas for holidays: low or no-cost and combined with pleasure and tranquillity. WWOOF, Couchsurfing and MindMyHouse are three sharing platforms. Since 2010, these platforms have built up a large community. According to their websites, they have […]

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Indigenous Australians: the intricacies of the right to equality

Translated by Natacha Perrin, proofread by Lauren Valentine Since British colonists’ arrival over two centuries ago, life has been tough for survivors. The Indigenous Australian population has seen its living conditions radically degrading since James Cook’s arrival. The British declared Australia “Terra Nulius”, giving them full power over these defenceless people. It was only in […]

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China and Canada : rising tensions

Translated by Natacha Perrin, Proofread by Amel Attatfa On December 2018, Canadian authorities arrest Huawei number two, Meng Wenzhou, in Canada. The following days, China, with whom diplomatic relations have been deteriorating over the years, put two Canadians on remand. On June 19th, 2020, China formally charges them with spying. Is it revenge of mere […]

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Protests in Chile: “The Pursuit of Dignity”

Translated by Lauren Valentine, proofread by Marie Peltomaki Antonia Zegers, an 18-year-old Chilean girl, speak out about her experiences. Despite being young, she has lived through a historic moment for her country: the biggest protests of the century. The entire population takes to the streets to demand better living conditions. What were the protests like? […]

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Japan: An economy in distress

Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Amel Attatfa On Wednesday 27 May, a Council of Ministers gathered with the intention to approve a plan to develop the national economy in Japan. In the search for resources, the Japanese stock market is attempting to rise up again after the shock caused by the health crisis. Faced […]

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