Florida rejects African American Studies AP Course, cites Critical Race Theory

(Featured image provided by Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images/Sipa) A little over nine months ago, the Florida Department of Education rejected 41% of submitted math textbooks, citing Critical Race Theory (CRT) as the reason. Now, another educational resource has been dismissed for similar reasons. The College Board, an organization responsible for many standardized tests such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), spent over a decade … Continue reading Florida rejects African American Studies AP Course, cites Critical Race Theory

Failed GOP Candidate arrested for shootings

 (Featured photograph provided by Roberto E Rosales/Albuquerque Journal/ZUMA/REX/Shutterstock) Recently, New Mexico Republican Solomon Peña was arrested by authorities for hiring, and participating in, the shootings of four homes. Sources say that Peña likely had been angry after losing the election for a seat in the state legislature to incumbent Rep. Miguel P. Garcia by a ratio of 26% to 74% last November, so he wanted … Continue reading Failed GOP Candidate arrested for shootings

Classified Government Documents found in Biden’s Office

(Featured image provided by Andrew Harnik/AP) Recently, news broke out that several classified United States (U.S.) government documents were found in an office space once belonging to President Joe Biden at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, where he once served as an honorary professor at Pennsylvania State University.  The documents were actually initially found last year on November 2, 2022, six … Continue reading Classified Government Documents found in Biden’s Office

Top 10 Cities with the best Public Transport

Public transportation is one of the most important things concerning living quality in cities. Not everyone can afford a car, and walking is sometimes just too tiring. Moreover, public transportation also helps lessen pollution of the environment, as more people use the same vehicle to get around. It’s also safer, as it’s estimated that only around 200 people die every year from accidents in public … Continue reading Top 10 Cities with the best Public Transport

Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor

Recently, a draft has been going around a United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York for a Nuremberg-like tribunal to hold Russia responsible for all the war crimes it has committed in its war on Ukraine. Ever since the invasion of Ukraine began on February 24th this year under the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the country’s military has been accused of various war … Continue reading Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor

Drug Cartel responsible for 1/3 of all cocaine trade in Europe has been taken down

(Featured image provided by REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo) Recently, law enforcement authorities from six different countries joined together to take down a major cartel in Europe which is allegedly responsible for a third of all cocaine trading in the continent. Europol, the European Union’s (EU) government crime agency, said on Monday that they had made a total of 49 arrests in the investigation after a series … Continue reading Drug Cartel responsible for 1/3 of all cocaine trade in Europe has been taken down

Mass Protests in Mexico against overhaul of democracy

On Sunday, tens of thousands of people all across Mexico took to the streets in protest at what they believe to be an overhaul of democracy. This comes after Congress began discussing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s plan to reform the Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE), the country’s election authority, last week. Lopez Obrador originally proposed the plan in April earlier this year, stating how the … Continue reading Mass Protests in Mexico against overhaul of democracy

Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

(Featured photo provided by Dante Diosina Jr. / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Recently, police in the Philippines have accused the country’s Chief of Prisons, Gerald Bantag (and his associates) of being responsible for the death of a journalist last month. Percival Mabasa, a 63-year-old journalist who also went by the name Percy Lapid, was shot dead in a suburb in the nation’s capital of … Continue reading Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

Lula wins the Brazilian Presidential Election

(Featured image provided by DANILO MARTINS YOSHIOKA/ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES) After a very tight election this Sunday, Luiz Inácio da Silva, also known as “Lula” to Brazilians, just won the office of the President of Brazil. This win marks a return of leftist power to Brazil, as the previous president Jair Bolsonaro ran a particularly far-right administration during his four years in office. “I’m … Continue reading Lula wins the Brazilian Presidential Election

Norway arrests suspected Russian Spy who posed as a Brazilian Researcher

(Featured Image provided by The Guardian) Recently, Norway’s domestic security agency arrested a man who is suspected to be a Russian spy on Monday, October 24, 2022. The suspect, José Assis Giammaria, is supposedly a Brazilian national who worked at the University of Tromsø as a researcher. According to the agency, they’re worried that he “may have acquired a network and information about Norway’s policy … Continue reading Norway arrests suspected Russian Spy who posed as a Brazilian Researcher