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The Rwandan Genocide 30 Years Later: What has Changed?

In memory of the Rwandan genocide, the Stork ruminates on the tragedy that befell the country and checks in on its recovery.

Equality and Prosperity: You Can’t Have One Without The Other

Social policy and economic policy need to be thought of as going hand-in-hand, in all respects. Without freedom, we cannot have prosperity.

Food Sourcing in the US: Problems and Solutions

For food distributors in the US, it is much cheaper to make their products in an overly unnatural manner than to maintain a slow farming structure. It is also faster, making the market of consumers larger and the output levels of food higher.

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? 

Combatting Instability: The Diplomatic Arsenal Over Arms

In light of the upcoming American presidential election and the potential reinstatement of former President Trump, it becomes increasingly important to look at the significance of an often overlooked component of U.S. federal spending, the International Affairs Budget.

One Hit Wonder?: Bangladesh’s Shaky Economic Future

How many times have you looked at the tag of a piece of clothing in a store and saw “Made in Bangladesh”? From producing things like T-shirts to jeans to many other simple clothing apparels, the country has been applauded by the international community for the way it has harnessed the power of the industry to employ millions of people, especially women, and drastically reduce extreme poverty domestically.

Your Boycotts Won’t Stop Unfair Labour

You have power as a consumer, but only when you use all your resources. It’s important to think about who feels better from your personal boycott: the child you aim to help, or yourself?

Center-Right Victory at the Finnish Elections

A new phase of Finland's political sphere is unfolding following the presidential elections in January 2024. With Alexander Stubb set to take up office in March 2024, the world will undoubtedly see a more involved Finland as it strengthens its alliance with NATO.

Is Bitcoin Actually Money?

While some businesses are starting to accept Bitcoin, most don’t. Estimates show that worldwide just over 15,000 businesses do. For context, there are more than 75,000 businesses in the Spanish restaurant and take-out sector.

The Impending Suez Canal Crisis

The Suez Canal is a geographical choke point between Africa and the Middle East that is important for maritime trade. However, the use of the Canal has been threatened following attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The Stork analyses how these effects will affect maritime trade through the Canal in the near future.

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Coffee vs. Matcha: Which is Best For You?

There is no doubt that many of us wake up every morning looking forward to fulfilling our drug addiction of caffeine. Many, if not most of us have quite a strong relationship with this stimulant and tend to consume it on a daily basis. However, can this relationship become co-dependent at some point?

Ser feliz, un enigma 

Hoy, la felicidad es una meta que los seres hablantes buscamos encontrar a largo plazo. 

Sinopsis: ‘Arts & Humanities Week’

Durante la pasada semana, del 8 al 13 de abril, se celebraron varios eventos centrados en las artes y humanidades en la ‘Arts & Humanities Week’.