Germany Says Goodbye To Merkel December 9, 2021

If you recognize the name Angela Merkel, it’s because she’s been the Chancellor of Germany for sixteen years. As the second-longest servin

What Is Inflation? December 2, 2021

Before we look at what inflation is, here’s an example of how you’ll see it in everyday life. If last year, a $5 bill got you five candy bars and

Barbados Becomes A Republic December 2, 2021

On November 30th, 2021, Barbados officially became a republic and swore in its new head of state, Dame Sandra Mason. The old Barbados flag with coloni

Equality Train: Who’s On Board? September 4, 2021

Simply put, the word equality means the same—the same opportunities, the same rights, and the same choices. But equality—although simple in meanin

Poachers Skip Animals For … Plants? August 20, 2021

Dick Culbert from Gibsons, B.C., Canada, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons South Africa & Conop

Junk Food Ads Banned In The UK July 23, 2021

Background We all know by now that junk food is really, really bad for you. So why is it that we—that’s both kids and adults—continue to buy

France Goes Against World Rugby Ban July 1, 2021

Background: Last year, World Rugby announced that transgender women (or those assigned male at birth who later transition to being female) would be ba

No More Dogs Flying In? July 1, 2021

What’s Happening: The United States imports almost one million dogs a year from around the world, because more and more people want to adopt a p

El Salvador Says Yes To Bitcoin June 25, 2021

Have you heard of Bitcoin before? If not, here’s a quick explanation. Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency, or digital currency that can only be