Geopolitics of Climate Change: Climate Refugees

Written by: Calvin Floyd The words, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” is inscribed upon the Statue of Liberty, greeting every immigrant that has come to America since June of 1885. These words on one of our most well known national landmarks have long stood as both a…

The Global Rise of Nationalism

Written by: McKenna Ross Nationalism is an ideology which strongly identifies with one’s own nation and vigorously supports its interests, especially to the exclusion or detriment of the interests of other nations. Consequently, it is often equated with distrust of foreigners and a desire for greater immigration control. This ideology is on the rise around…

“Wir schaffen das”: Is it a reality?

Written by: Emily Janicik Angela Merkel’s famous slogan “wir schaffen das,” which she originally introduced in 2015 in response to the refugee crisis in Europe, translates in English to “we can do it.” After three years of tackling the difficult issue of world migration, however, many Germans are becoming disillusioned with this sentiment.  In 2015,…

The Khartoum Mistake

Written by: Emily Wurst Khartoum – the capital city of Sudan, and the namesake of a process that threatens the wellbeing of thousands. The Khartoum Process, otherwise known as the ‘EU-Horn of Africa Migration Route Initiative’, was established in 2014 as a “platform for political cooperation among the countries along the migration route between the…