Internal Euroscepticism Threatens the EU

The European Union is often touted as the exemplar in international cooperation, but the Union is facing a number of grave threats that could ultimately tear it apart, from disputes over Ukrainian and Turkish membership to continued economic collapse in the PIGS (Portugal, Italy, Greece, and Spain) states. Yet, the greatest adversary the EU must face is an enemy from within the gates: the growing number of Eurosceptics.

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Women’s Voices Need to Be Heard in Climate Action

In India, women were in charge of agrarian tasks, so they most immediately felt the negative effects of the forest destruction on the land and soil. This remains true today. In the developing world, women account for 45 to 80 percent of food production, according to the UN. In African countries, more than 90 percent of the female labor force works in the agriculture sector.

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Post-ISIS Middle East Must Emphasize Strong Government

ISIS is really bad. Their contribution to an increasing number of dead, injured, and refugees as well as consistent threat towards Middle Eastern powers has earned them the concern of surrounding countries. (Mercy Corps) However, things can get a lot worse. As we struggle to find a solution to this struggle against evil, few people can see the resulting repercussions that lay ahead.

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