Instead of Mexico, the countries of the Northern Triangle—Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador—now supply 85 percent of Latin American immigrants entering the United States.
Both Wilders’ and Le Pen’s trials illustrate the problems with using trials to limit hate speech: persecution not only provides populist politicians with a platform to air their grievances, but also validates a pernicious narrative—that far-right politicians and parties are victims of political elites who seek to silence them.
TOMS has received ample praise, gaining popularity for its innovative, impact-oriented brand that also makes products consumers enjoy. However, this seemingly idyllic model has a serious flaw: profit takes precedence over impact.
Unfortunately, counterterrorism measures are often constructed around profiles of a typical male jihadi. Since women are not seen as terrorists, it is easier for them to gather and transfer the intelligence necessary to plan terrorist operations.
As China transforms into an increasingly service-based, first-world economy, a less involved United States will only accelerate China’s process of geopolitical and economic expansion.
China’s ban on North Korean coal marks a major shift in its strategy for dealing with the country, but not necessarily a change in its core interests.
The Western Sahara appears to remain locked in a limbo where international attention is too weak, neither vilifying nor emboldening the rebel organizations.