Consequences of Covid and Climate Change: Elections of Asia

By Isabella Green When attempting to foretell what lies ahead in the new year, we must consider the leaders guiding the path forward for their countries. Changes in leadership mark changes in the goals of not just politicians but also the people they serve. Many elections took place across Asia in 2021, and the effects…

A Monarchy without Heirs, a Democracy without Women

By Isabella Green Japan is widely considered a nation at the forefront of technological innovation; however, beneath the shiny surface of bullet trains and robotic waiters remains a conservative core. This is seen in the most traditional of institutions, the royal family. Japan’s royal family is the oldest in the world; however, the longevity of…

The Hypocrisy of Enduring European Support of Hungary

By Brynna Boyer Viktor Orbán was recently re-elected as the Prime Minster of Hungary, lengthening his reign over the eastern European country to over a decade. In the national election this past April for the unicameral National Assembly, Orbán and his right-wing political party, Fidesz, won more than 50% of the vote and a two-thirds…

Will NFTs be the Future of Film Finance

By Ariane Lindsay NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens, are beginning to make their way into the film industry. Because the concept is relatively new, it remains unclear where this may lead. According to The Guardian, Niels Juul, executive producer of Martin Scorsese’s film The Irishman, is making the first feature film funded fully by NFTs. Juul “has…