We have all heard about the tragedies that are unfolding in Syria. Many Norwegians have also helped the Syrian refugees that came to our country to integrate and finally find a stable and peaceful home. In order for us to understand and comprehend the travesty that is the Syrian civil war, we must go back […]Read more "The Syrian war"
In the weeks after the horrible school shooting committed by 19 years old troubled and mentally unstable Nicholas Cruz, a movement has emerged. With slogans like “Never again!” and “#Whatif?” they demand answers. This student-led statewide movement has organized demonstrations and their representatives have been debating with politicians and gathered support. They demand common sense gun-control […]Read more "The aftermath of the Parkland school shooting"
Selma is a 2014 American movie about the legacy of one of the greatest marches in the civil rights era, and the man who led this march. The movie was produced by Ava DuVarnay and was really popular when it came out. It depicts the months prior to the march, and the several unsuccessful marches […]Read more "My take on the movie “Selma”"
In 2014, Scotland had a referendum on whether to become an independent nation or not. The Scottish National Party(SNP), then headed by Alex Salmond, pushed for a yes vote but lost. Almost 55% of the voter mass chose to remain a part of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The no-campaign had the better arguments according to […]Read more "Scotland and Brexit – Do Scots need #indyref2?"
Donald Trump has been president for almost one full year now. The maiden year of his career as the highest ranking chosen official has been full of political intrigues and discussions. It has surely been a turbulent year for his administration, and the question that everyone keeps asking is if he will last for another […]Read more "Will Donald Trump get another three years?"
“The Irish question” or conflict, is mainly about the two groups of people fighting over the same land, the Unionists who are mainly Protestants, also referred to as Loyalists, and the Nationalists who are manly Catholics also referred to as Republicans. The Unionists would like the province to remain part of the United Kingdom. The […]Read more "The Northern Irish conflict"
Our group consisting of me, Thomas, Ingrid and Sara have chosen to focus on the fourth Global goal – quality education. We are so lucky that we live in a country that does not just guarantee more than 10 years of education, but also quality education. The goal: To ensure inclusive and equitable quality […]Read more "Global goal 4 – quality education for all"