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Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of clay Magazine or TPS.      On November 4th, violent conflict erupted in Ethiopia between Ethiopian federal forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed accused the […]

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A Sleeping Giant

“If the people [disagreed], it was over,” recalled Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, about the day in August when she stood above a crowd of thousands and delivered a radical speech, a summarization of months of discontent and protests. The 21-year-old passionately called to end Thailand’s strict lese-majeste law, which protects royalty from […]

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The Matter of Mulan

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of clay Magazine or TPS. The issue of Disney’s live-action Mulan has become the topic of many headlines recently. The long-anticipated film was greeted with mixed reactions. At first, many were excited for the […]

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Goodbye, Beirut

At 18:07 Tuesday, August 4th, a series of explosions ripped through the city of Beirut. The blast originated at the port and gutted buildings, flipped cars, and shattered glass in a ten-mile radius throughout the densely populated area of Lebanon’s capital city. As of August 24th, some two-hundred people were […]