Why the Austrian Election is Important for the Future of Europe

Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year old leader of the Austrian People’s Party shocked the world today as parliamentary projections point towards him being the winner of the recent Austrian election. While votes are still being counted, it’s safe to say that Kurz has secured his victory, making him the youngest leader in all of Europe, and … Continue reading Why the Austrian Election is Important for the Future of Europe

How Japanese Anti-Terror Laws Raise Questions Over Safety Versus Freedom

Going through the list of 277 illegal acts, most of them make sense, especially when you take into account Japan’s unique situation of being an ethnically homogeneous, hard working, and honor bound society, whose citizens still pay a worldwide penalty for the cruel and vicious acts of their ancestors. As someone who supports a strong stance against terror, I welcome preemptive action and instituting order through law. That being said, some of these so called “terrorist actions” are ridiculous and clearly have a different motive.