Tags: Culture

Why are some countries more developed than others?

When analysing the level of development in countries, an often-mentioned case is the comparison between the United States and Mexico, two former colonies, both of which had a starting point after gaining independence. The question is, how, being neighbours, did the Americans achieve much higher levels of human development than their Latin neighbours during the interwar period and especially in the last 70 years? 

Revolutionizing the Legal Landscape: The Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Law

This article is written in conjunction with the IE Law Society. By Stephanie Villamor Artificial intelligence (AI) is the burning question in many daily conservations today....

The Truth Behind Trauma

The feeling of a traumatic experience is no foreign sentiment. However, it may be difficult to grasp just how influential trauma can be in our lives because in reality, trauma is not what happens to you.

Peeling Back the Layers: Beyond the ‘Orange Peel Theory’

You might have noticed this theory popping up on your social media- 'predominantly tik tok- feeds in recent months. Known as the ‘orange peel theory’.

Take up The White Man’s Burden: “The blessings of civilization and progress to barbaric non-Western, non-Christian, non-white people”

What is the white man's burden nowadays? What is the mission of the white, Christian, Western man in a world made up of an infinite tapestry of cultures, traditions, religions, languages and beliefs? Why the white man is always right, and the rest is wrong? Why do democracies always have to be right even if they are not? 

Go Watch “The Society of The Snow”

The happy, aloof commercial contrasts perfectly with the chilling cries of the survivors, thereby emphasizing the pain that they were going through. The commercial even seems obnoxious, making you wonder how society can go on while allowing their horrific experience to continue.

De la indiferencia a la añoranza: Asturias a través de mis ojos

Sólo fue a través de la mirada de mis amigos, interesados por conocer Asturias, que fui capaz de ver todo desde otro punto de vista.

Saltburn: The infatuating obsession with Felix Catton

Obsession by definition is “the control of one’s thoughts by a continuous, powerful idea or feeling, or the idea or feeling itself”. But in this movie, we see a dangerous obsession becoming a reality. 

Henry Kissinger, Diplomatic Behemoth with a Controversial Legacy, Dies at 100

Henry Kissinger was a prominent figure in U.S. politics. His career spanned the terms of 12 U.S. presidents, in which time Kissinger operated as consultant, National Security Advisor, Secretary of State, and, briefly, as the head of the National Commission of Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Following Kissinger's death on 29 November 2023, the Stork breaks down his significant influence over U.S. foreign affairs.

Unwrapping the Magic of Latin American Christmas Celebrations

Grab your cafecito and come along to learn about the holiday experience in Latin America


Editorial Announcement for the 2024-25 Academic Year

The academic year 2023-2024 has been an exciting period of growth for The Stork! The completely student-led and managed media outlet, with a team...

Art Unchained

This article is written in conjunction with the IE Law Society. By Iona Steger The concepts of "non-fungible tokens (NFTs)" and "blockchain" have been an ongoing...

AI Companies Sued for Breach of Copyright

This article is written in conjunction with the IE Law Society. By Klaudia Kupidura The latest developments in Generative AI have changed our habits, learning mechanisms,...