ALL RECENT WORLD CRISES COULD BE CONNECTED TO THE SAME CAUSES

United Nations outlined possible causes to the major crises humanity has experienced and the connection that could exist between deforestation, extreme weather, natural disasters, and the pandemic. The major causes at the root of these global issues were determined as climate change, economic rules, and nationalism.

If progress to resolve or improve these structural problems is made, the destruction described by headlines worldwide today would likewise decrease.

Is the undertaking of such major issues possible? What is the next step to solve and address these challenges?

This spread includes excerpts from an article by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. To read the full text please visit: https://news.trust.org/item/20210908090048-p1xlw.

CENSORSHIP LAWS IN RUSSIA REQUIRE REFORM

Amnesty International has outlined reforms for laws in Russia that jeopardize the human rights of citizens. These laws include criminalizing protest and activism, and decriminalizing domestic abuse and hate crimes against the LGBTQ+ community.

The censorship of speech and media against the government has been ongoing and increasingly dangerous for activists that risk their lives to spread information. The involvement of an international organization could lead to less harsh regulations, or backfire resulting in stronger efforts to silence the public.

To read the full article that is featured in this spread please visit: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2021/09/the-newly-elected-russian-parliament-must-amend-repressive-legislation/.