Emily Rentz

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Why We Can’t Ignore the Rise of Mental Health Problems Among Students

There are no easy answers to this problem, and finding them is not helped by the fact that the subject is taboo both on campus and behind the closed doors of some counseling centers.<p>When I arrived at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia last August from the UK, it felt like a …

Mental Health

There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.

There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.<p>That’s right. You’re not going to like it because it’s going to require you to do …

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Little migrant boy drowned after Vancouver aunt's plea denied

The 3-year-old in blue shorts and a red T-shirt photographed face-down in the surf set out for Europe only after Canada had rejected a refugee …

North Africa

Most Shocking Second a Day Video

Save the Children

The French Colonization of Vietnam

French Colonisation - The Vietnam War

Belgian Congo

Congo-The Brutal History

Map: European colonialism conquered every country in the world but these five

It's no secret that European colonialism was a vast, and often devastating, project that over several centuries put nearly the entire world under control of one European power or another. But just how vast can be difficult to fully appreciate.<p>Here, to give you a small sense of European …

Home, the latest animated kid flick, is actually about colonialism. No, really.

<i>Home</i>, the latest animated feature from Dreamworks Animation, producers of the <i>Shrek</i>, <i>Madagascar</i>, and <i>How to Train Your Dragon</i> franchises, might seem at first a rather bland kids' movie. It seems like a quirky kids' book, Adam Rex's <i>The True Meaning of Smekday</i>, has been flattened out into another …

Animation

As Peace Talks Collapse in South Sudan, Film Shows "Pathology of Colonialism" Tearing Apart Nation

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> Earlier this month, peace talks between South Sudan’s warring sides failed to reach a deal to end a civil war which has claimed tens of …

Africa

The extent of European colonialism is mind-blowing

ALTHOUGH most of us are aware of the vastness of the former British Empire, of the numerous French colonies in Africa, and of the work of the Spanish</i> …

Colonialism

Europe's New Colonialism: ECB Rejects Greek Request To Reopen Stock Market

It has been one month since Greek capital controls were imposed, and as we explained earlier, Greece is nowhere closer to having its deposit limits …

Europe

Colonialism in 10 Minutes: The Scramble For Africa

Colonialism: A history of injustice

Ethiopia was a Symbol of African Resistance to European Colonialism