Blaming Facebook Is Easy – Opinion

Blaming Facebook for the Cambridge Analytica scandal is easy. Politicians and media outlets all over the globe have jumped on the bandwagon, denouncing Facebook’s failure to protect user data. But aren’t we missing the point here completely? While Facebook, like Mark Zuckerberg said, is obliged to protect personal information, we should be asking about the…

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Longing for the Warring to End – The Ceasefire in Syria Has Failed

The ceasefire in Syria has failed. The UN and US have accused Russia, the Syrian government, and Turkey of breaching it, making the delivery of humanitarian aid nigh impossible. Turkey has rejected the UN ceasefire resolution, its president saying:”God curse your resolution”, thus lamenting that the ceasefire excluded military action against some terrorist groups. To…

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Anti-Hijab Demonstrations in Iran

29 women protestors were arrested in Iran following anti-hijab demonstrations. Holding hijabs aloft on a stick to voice opposition against laws necessitating women to wear headscarves, hundreds of women had taken to the streets. Though women in Iran have fought the hijab for many years, public protests as well as writing about this topic have…

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Yemen – a Developing Humanitarian Disaster the World Seems to Ignore

The UN has called on Saudi Arabia to lift its blockade in Yemen. But despite horrific images of starving children, the international community has shown little interest in this developing tragedy. Yemen, a developing humanitarian disaster the world seems to ignore, doesn’t rank on the list of priorities of the world’s governments Yemen – The…

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Whatever Happened to Women’s Liberation?

There I was thinking that today’s women had come a long way! But between the allegations against, what now seem to be countless men in all spheres of life, I wonder if we have been fooling ourselves. From Hollywood to the British Houses of Parliament right through to an Irish Theater company, sexual harassment seems…

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Wordnews27 brings you stories about people from all over the world. We highlight social issues in an effort to promote social justice. Far too many people are suffering needlessly, and it is our collective responsibility to care about the fate of humanity. The current political and economic structures often favour those who are wealthy, while…

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