Hello! and welcome to the final article of the review series. It has been eye-opening and enlightening to analyze the wins and losses in the march towards a better world. Today's culmination piece explores UN Secretary-General Antonio Guitierrez’s thoughts on the cancerous violence in Palestine.

The struggle resulting from the tensions between Israeli settlers and Palestinian families has reached its climax. The Israeli settlers are evicting the families from their homes and restricting their access to one of the area's most storied and valued cities. In a statement made by the Secretary- General’s spokesperson on his behalf, he indicated how…


The Covid 19 pandemic is putting India not the brink of collapsing. Cases of the virus and deaths related to the virus have skyrocketed in the densely populated Asian nation. Inda is already characterized by high poverty levels and inadequate health care resources, an issue that is underscored by the Pandemic. This penultimate blog post for our review series will get down to brass tacks by evaluating an article titled “India’s new COVID-19 wave is spreading like ‘wildfire’, warns UN Children’s” in which Yasmin Ali Haque, UNICEF representative’s thoughts on the ongoing tragedy in Inda.

India has had unprecedented Covid…


The National Basketball League is one of the most successful organizations in the world. It has not only been fortunate in generating massive levels of income but has served to unite communities through its riveting games showcasing the world's best basketball talent. However, the league has not been void of its share of criticism. In a league that is predominantly of black players the coaches manning the organizations have been mostly of white color. There is a glaring disparity in the criteria used to evaluate potential coaches’ abilities when their skin color differs. …


Art is all around us. It enables free expression and interpretation. This essay focuses on a brilliant artist, whose work of art, mediums used, movements he contributed to, and challenges they faced. The work and influence of Benjamin West will be the main focus of this project.

Benjamin West from the Neoclassicism movement was born on October

10, 1738, in Springfield Pennsylvania, United States, and died on March 11, 1820. His famous works of art include the Death of General Wolfe 1770, Death of Nelson, 1806, and Benjamin Franklin, Drawing Electricity From the sky. The medium used is oil paint…


Corruption is one of the most prevalent forms of crime prevalent in our world today. The wealthy and powerful usually engage in illegal and unethical means of benefitting while eroding moral values such as honesty and integrity at the cost of human rights.

Image 1: Money

The new US government decided to reimpose sanctions on wealthy businessman Dan Gertler after he was accused of corruption over mining deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gertler had used his influence within the Trump administration to have the sanctions he faced, eased. However, this was met with major criticism from human rights advocates and members…


Many human rights violations stem from the state and legislative levels. More often than not Governments engage in practices that infringe on Human rights by allowing all issues to be leveraged politically. This issue is focused on in an article titled “UN’s Bachalet slams ‘reprehensible’ political leadership during the pandemic, sees hope in new US administration.”. The article is a summary of a press conference in honor of Human Rights Day in which Ms. Bachalet spoke. She highlighted the inability of states to separate issues in light of the pandemic, spoke to her optimism. …


In April 2021 the island of St. Vincent was ravaged by the sudden Eruption of its “dormant” volcano La Soufrière. St. Vincent is a beautiful island located in the southeast of the Caribbean sea and a part of the magnificent archipelago of Islands known as the west indies. A five hour boat ride and twenty-minute plane ride north of my home Grenada. The island is trumped by tall green mountains and its shores kiss by golden sand and the azure blue Caribbean Sea. In the wake of the disaster, the UN has pledged its support in the form of a…


Today’s blog hails from the African nation of Uganda. In Uganda, it is customary for a woman to have her genitals cut in a practice known as female genital mutilation (FGM). The title of today’s article is “First-person ‘no daughter of mine will be cut’. As the name suggests, this article gives a unique perspective to the situation being narrated by a woman who was subject to the human rights violation themselves.

Image 1: Picture of two black women.

The woman reveals that in her younger years she was actually excited for this momentous time in her life. This practice was carried out as women who were…


Sport is one of the most common activities in the world. From football to ice skating and basketball to archery, sport unites us all. People with varying backgrounds put their differences aside to support sports teams and athletes play because it gives them life. In an article titled “Sport can Help the World Come back stronger,” Gianni Ifantino gives his views on the ability of sports to rekindle that warm atmosphere that was present before the pandemic. The article is examined in this post.

Image 1: Photo of football fans.

He begins by speaking of the pandemic and how it has ravaged our world. Covid 19…


The world today is in dire need of solutions. These solutions cannot be conventional but must be fresh, unique, and creative. Today’s blog post takes on a different tone, one of appreciation for the rising creative economy. The United Nations are recognizing 2021 as the International year of the creative economy for sustainable development and commenced this with an article titled “Celebrating the creative economy in 2021”.

One of the most fundamental human rights is the right to express oneself. There are billions of talented and creative people in the world, with the capacity to create long-lasting changes and solutions…

Tyler John

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