UK Conservatives fail to gain a majority in shock General Election

The British Conservative Party has lost its 2015 majority, in what was a striking rebuttal of Theresa May’s attempt to increase her majority and strengthen her negotiating position for Brexit. Luckily for the Tories, they will most likely be able to form a coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. Theresa May has … Continue reading UK Conservatives fail to gain a majority in shock General Election

Trump and human rights, a very “special” relationship

On Tuesday it was announced that the United States will consider withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The reason stated was that the council was strongly criticizing Israel, a key US ally while remaining silent on Venezuela and Iran. In an article published by the Washington Post, the US ambassador to the UN … Continue reading Trump and human rights, a very “special” relationship