• The Mess We’re Failing to Manage: Plastics
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    Nowadays, whenever I take a walk on the streets, I see baskets full of disposable utensils from take-outs. Plastics have become an indispensable part of our lives. It is all around us: from big machines like a refrigerator to small plastic bags from bodegas. Human beings are so used to plastics being around that we […]

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  • The Man Stuck in the Airport
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    Navigating delayed flights to snaking long queues at immigration counters are just a few of the problems that the average traveller may often face while at an airport. Frustrating as these may be, one man’s plight overshadows them all. Stuck in an airport for a measly 6 hours? Scratch that. Now, imagine being stuck at […]

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  • One Year Ago: Catalonia’s Fight for Independence
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    Editor’s Note: About one year ago, the Catalan parliament voted to secede from Spain. In memory of that, the Parkman Post will be republishing this article. On October 27, 2017, the Catalan regional parliament voted for independence from Spain. The vote calls for the transfer of powers from Spain to an independently governed Catalonia. Already, Catalonia […]

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  • The Earth Is Running Out of Time
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    Recently, the United Nations announced a new plan to slow down and eventually stop global warming. As the scientists suggested, the earth is currently entering a perilous stage. Another 1.5-celsius degree rise of the global temperature will lead to the irreversible destruction of the earth. Negative events, such as rising sea levels and an increasing […]

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  • A Comprehensive Look at Uyghurs in China
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    The Uyghurs, an ethnic minority living in Xinjiang (or East Turkestan), has been constantly brought to people’s attention as a typical case for violations of the rights of indigenous people. Organizations such as UAA (Uyghur American Association) have made multiple declarations and listed the crimes of the Chinese government for brutal “political reeducation” and religious […]

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  • Trouble in Paradise
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    A nation known for its world class diving, beautiful marine life, pristine beaches, and preserved beauty, Palau is a small island paradise located in the South Pacific Ocean. In recent years, more and more tourists were discovering Palau, and President Tommy Remengesau decided to capitalize off of the increase in tourism. In 2015, A record […]

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  • What Is The Italian Eurocrisis And Why Is It Important?
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    The Euro has caused many problems for not only Europe’s economy, but for the global economy. One currency shared among 19 odd nations was originally intended to make global trade easier, but from an economic standpoint it is a mess. There are extremely robust economies such as Germany, holding up the Euro while meager nations […]

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  • Asia’s New Air Taxis
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    Late for that important business meeting? Sick and tired of dealing with awful traffic all the time? Citizens of numerous Southeast-Asian cities have been fretting over these issues for what seems like an eternity. Fortunately for them, an innovative solution has emerged.   For the citizens of cities like Manila or Jakarta, dealing with terrible […]

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  • The Country Living In Waste
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    Citizens of Lebanon used to look out their windows greeted by the sight of the sky blue Mediterranean. Now, their balconies depict a very different view: a massive heap of trash piled up rising upon Mediterranean. Since 2015, Lebanon has been tackling a country-wide trash crisis. Following the failure to replace a huge landfill site […]

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