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What happened at COP26?

The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) took place between the 31st of October and the 13th of November 2021 in Glasgow. The COP26 has been considered the most significant climate change conference since Paris. Back in 2015, during the conference in Paris, the legally binding Paris Agreement set forth a

The Green New Deal: The European Plan to Save the Climate and the Younger Generation

An Interview with Diederik Samsom

In the second physical interview of Room for Discussion this year, the guest was Diederik Samsom. Samsom served as the leader of the Labour Party between 2012-2016. Since November 2019, Samsom has functioned as the head of the cabinet for First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmerman. Samsom also contributed to the Green New

Novel Political Leaders: A Lie in Disguise

A lesson from Medellín, Colombia

Young political candidates seem to have a flair to them. They resonate with the young. They represent change and bring a fresh twist to a rather dull, bureaucratic, and traditional institution like government. One place where this breed of politicians has proven its effectiveness is Latin America. Daniel Quintero, today’s mayor of Medellín, Colombia’s second-biggest

Decolonising Decolonisation

The Irony of the Movement

Decolonisation has become a western movement laced with colonialist thought. Even the very critique of colonisers engages in the same Eurocentric, western discourse. By criticising the aid-givers, do-gooders with no practical experience are minimising delivery of essential resources to developing communities. This article is in no way arguing that aid and foreign intervention is perfect