• Prior member of ISIS Now Wants Return
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    You might remember the name of “Shamima Begum,” a woman who left Britain to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant four years ago. Begum, who was a fifteen year old high schooler, went to Syria in 2015 to marry Yago Riedijk and become part of the group. Recently though, The Times journalist […]

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  • The Future Impacts of Brexit
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    It has been more than two years since the controversial topic of Brexit first entered the public conversation. Now, the consequences of Brexit has begun to appear. Recently, British Mindline International, as known as BMI, declared its bankruptcy. This sudden announcement by the airline impacted lots of people greatly, including employees and passengers. The company […]

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  • Second US and North Korea Summit Meeting Planned
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    On Tuesday, February 5th, US president Donald Trump announced his intentions to hold a second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, in Vietnam on February 27-28. The US president formally confirmed the details of this exciting news during his State of the Union address from the House of Representatives on Tuesday. This […]

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  • Reunification: Does South Korea Want It?
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    With President Moon Jae-in in office, the relationship between North and South Korea has been getting better. During the April 2018 inter-Korean summit, both President Moon and Supreme Leader Kim met in person and discussed the future of the Korean Peninsula. With this positive atmosphere, analysts are starting to debate about the chance of reunification. […]

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  • The Hidden Message Behind the Firing of Marc Lamont Hill
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    Last Thursday, CNN political commentator Marc Lamont Hill was fired from CNN following his remarks on Israel and Palestine at the United Nations. Hill called for countries to boycott and divest from Israel in the Wednesday speech given for the U.N.’s International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. He said: “We have an opportunity […]

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  • Redefining the Kilogram
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    Recently, one of the famous metric units—the kilogram(kg), is going to be reinvented and redefined. In the past, a kilogram is defined by an actual physical object. The object is the International Prototype of the Kilogram, also known as “Le Grand K”,  which is a shiny metal cylinder preserved in Paris. It is protected and […]

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  • 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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