Debate

NATO’s Tough Decision: The Case of a No-Fly Zone In Ukraine

By Mina Schmidt and Julia Collado Serrano

In the latest edition of Rostra Debate, our editors discussed the implications of a no-fly zone in answer to the question: Should NATO get militarily involved in the Russia-Ukraine conflict / establish a No-Fly Zone (NFZ) in Ukraine? Following Russia’s full-scale invasion on February 24th, Europe has seen the largest mobilisation of forces since 1945.
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The Mississippi Abortion Law and Reproductive rights in the United States

Exploring the issue of abortion in the United States: why are so many states backtracking in terms of reproductive rights?

The recent discussion about the abrogation of the current Mississippi abortion law has sparked a heated debate about reproductive rights in the United States. The topic of abortion has always been in people’s mouths, but nowadays it is particularly discussed: lately many states have taken a conservative turn when it comes to reproductive rights. Recently
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Sharing Covid-19 vaccines: a duty of Western countries?

Exploring the issue of inequality in the context of the pandemic and the vaccines

Since the pandemic’s start, it has always been clear which countries would have had a head start in their vaccination campaign and consequently a return to normality. The vaccine rollout has once again highlighted the disparities between the rich Western countries and the poverty-stricken ones. What will Western governments and pharmaceutical companies do about it,
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The Minimum Wage

A Debate on How to Effectively Help Those in Need

The minimum wage has always been the cause of much debate and controversy in economic and political circles. Recently, there was much debate over the United State’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. While proponents of the minimum wage argued that it was essential to ensure a living wage for workers,
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