War and Peace

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The Taliban: Who They Are and What They Do

In 2021, the Taliban is still alive and well and in control of large parts of Afghanistan. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. The word “Taliban” means “students.” It was founded by students from the University of Afghanistan fighting against Soviet forces and their Afghan Marxist allies in the 1980s. The group later turned to fight other Afghans, particularly in the most powerful rural areas, and have taken over some provinces near Kabul. They want […]

Afghanistan: Barack Obama’s legacy in 1,000 words

The U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan had been a major point of discussion in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections. The majority of the candidates have expressed their opinion on this topic. It is not surprising that it continues to be a heated debate even after President Obama announced his decision to withdraw. This decision has also been met with some criticism by the Republican candidate, who believes that this decision will lead to a return of terrorism in […]

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Famous social justice activists of the 20th century

Introduction to Social Justice Activists The 20th century was a time of great advancement in the United States, and among those who helped shape this country are the famous social justice activists of the 20th century. These brave men and women could make change happen by using their voices, bodies, or pens. They stood up for what they believed in when people disagreed with them, sometimes risking everything. Who are Social Justice Activists The people on this list come from […]

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Israel vs Palestine 2021 conflict explained

In this blog post, I am going to explain the Israel vs Palestine 2021 conflict. The two sides of the war are very different, with each side believing they have all the correct answers and that their way is best for everyone. There will be no middle ground reached as both sides refuse to compromise on any issue. We witness a new era of “us vs them” mentality where people can’t even agree on what’s true anymore. This is why […]