Representing Non-Representation

by Ed Alvarado “No taxation without representation!” This slogan was propagated throughout the Thirteen Colonies during the 1750s and 1760s. It underlined the sentiments that led to the American Revolution, and it revived ideals from the English Civil War regarding legitimate taxation and proper representation. But in 2016, during a time of globalization, migration and…

The Non-Negotiables of Refugee Integration: Ensuring the Safety and Sexual Liberty of Women

by Sheeva Seyfi In the wake of over one million asylum-seekers’ migration to Europe from sexually conservative regions, effective integration methods regarding total gender equality must be developed and thoroughly implemented. Band-Aids on Broken Bones “Women should in general not go out on the streets at night alone,” advised Vienna’s Police Chief, Gerhard Pürstl. His…