Evicting the peace process

Since President Donald Trump announced he would move the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which he formally recognized as...

Chilean Catholic bishops resign over sex abuse scandal

On May 17, 2018, all 34 of Chile’s Roman Catholic bishops offered their resignations in the wake of yet another child sex abuse scandal...

Unrest in Nicaragua

On Monday, April 18, President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua approved a social security reform for the Instituto Nicaragüense de Seguridad Social, raising tensions in...

Israeli PM called insensitive after serving Japanese PM dessert in a...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has drawn accusations of cultural insensitivity after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and his wife Akie Abe were served...

Brazil’s Uncertain Future

Last month, Brazil’s former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, was jailed on corruption charges in connection to Operation Car Wash, or Operação Lava Jato. Da...

PSU Arab Student Association kicks off first Arabian Night event

The newly founded Arab Student Association hosted its first Arabian Night event at 5 p.m. April 29 in Portland State Smith Memorial Student Union...

This Week Around the World: 04/29-05/06

This Week Around the World: 04/29-05/06 April 29 Bangladesh: A UN Security Council delegation spoke with Rohingya refugees as they visited camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s...

Protests continue in Gaza

Protests continue for the fifth week along the Gaza-Israel border as more injuries and deaths accumulate. As of April 23, Haaretz reports 40 Palestinians...

This week around the world: April 19–21

April 19 Iran: Leaders announce decision to switch from dollar to euro The government in Tehran announced Wednesday it will switch from reporting foreign currency...

Israel accused of excessive force against Palestinians along Gaza border

Protests continue for the third week along the Gaza-Israel border as Palestinians participate in the Great March of Return, which began on this year’s...

Amid possible reconciliation with Taliban, civilians die in government-led attack

In late February 2018, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made an unprecedented offer to recognize the Taliban as a legitimate political group without preconditions. With...

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Immigration reshapes what it means to be American

In its more than 240 years of existence, the United States has seen near-constant evolution of the average American. According to U.S. Census data,...

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‘I really do care, don’t you?’

America has a long-standing history of oppression, violence and injustice, but in all of the chaos, there are nonprofits, organizations and people willing to...