Sam Modlin

Engaged in Election Battle, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted on Multiple Charges

On Thursday, Benjamin Netanyahu was formally indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust (Hendrix, “Netanyahu Indicted on Charges”). The Israeli Prime Minister responded with a familiar characterization, insisting that the investigation was a “witch hunt” (Hendrix, “Netanyahu Indicted on Charges”). Additionally, Netanyahu has “demanded that an independent body review the prosecution” (Hendrix, …

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Over a Million Chileans Take to the Streets Demanding Economic Reform

Photo by Cesar Carlevarino Aragon on Unsplash In Santiago, over a million people took to the streets on Friday in protests ignited by a subway fare increase. Starting with “high-school students [launching] four days of turnstile-jumping,” the demonstrations eventually “exploded into a week of massive protests” against inequality (Weissenstein). Chile holds the distinction of being “one of South …

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Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament Blocked by Supreme Court

On September 24th, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom declared that Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament was illegal. Just the latest in a long series of events surrounding the United Kingdom’s attempt to leave the European Union, this court decision comes a critical time. As of now, the United Kingdom is set to leave …

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