The Overshadowed Olympics

With the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics wrapping up, I thought it would be a great time to look back at the Olympics and the many issues which plagued it. The Olympics are meant to be a friendly competition in which the world competes for medals and praise. It is supposed to be the best athletes in the world proudly representing their countries, in a bid to link the world together in a joint event. What happens if the world does not want to link together?

Palestine, Settler Colonialism, and the National Question: Part I

On Tuesday, February 1, Amnesty International published a report titled “Israel’s Apartheid Against Palestinians: Cruel System of Domination and Crime Against Humanity”—officially joining B’Tselem, Human Rights Watch, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in condemning Israel’s systematic oppression of Palestinians as a criminal act of apartheid.