Psychological Nationalism, Historical Discourse, and the Far-Right

In 2017, the attempted separation of Catalonia shattered Spanish national consciousness. Although independence is central to Catalonian politics, Spain has long suppressed the question of Catalonia’s status. Thus, when Catalonia declared full separation in 2017,  many Spaniards faced a nationalist psychological crisis and turned to the far-right. The mythically united Spain they’d learned about was…

Iraq’s Modern Water Crisis

Iraq faces a modern human rights crisis regarding water access because of power politics, government mismanagement, and environmental degradation.