Here (https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-global-current/big-tech-trouble-australias-suNkgUhWqbK/), in my first podcast for the Global Current earlier in April this year, alongside Daniela Maquera Sardón, I made a prediction that following Australia’s New Social Media Law, other countries of the world will adopt similar templates to try to regulate #bigtech, and rightly so.

It’s interesting that…

The perception of what power is and how it should be measured is one that continues to draw differing explanations from both scholars of International relations and practitioners alike. For this essay, I will draw primarily from the realist and constructivists theoretical perspectives to make my assertions on what I…

Gender Equality Top 100 — Most Influential Women in Global Policy (2019)

The feminist theory of International Relations introduces gender as an analytical tool for understanding global power relations and as a normative position from which to construct alternative worldviews. For them, there lies the partiality of mainstream theorists who they accuse of focusing on the system level of analysis which only…

Realism generally treats states as fundamentally similar to one another with one exception. What is the only important difference between states according to realism?

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As Kenneth Waltz posits, ‘Political actors are formally differentiated according to the degree of their authority.’ (Waltz, 2000) Power distribution is the only important difference between states according to Realism. When looking at states from the realist’s viewpoint, there are many features, scope conditions, and assumptions that apply to all…

Today is the International Day of Education and the theme for this year is ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation.’ SDG Goal 4 is for quality education to be available to all children in an inclusive and equal manner by 2030 yet today, the UN Department of Economic…

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MY GOALS FOR YEAR 2021.

It’s already the 16th of Janaury, 2021! Does it really matter? Well, I came into last year 2020, full of energy and excitement, not just because I was beginning my masters degree studies at Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations but moreso, I…

AfCFTA is here and hopefully, it is here to succeed.

Not every first day of a new year is as important, relieving, and exciting as the first day of January 2021. First, today marks a much-anticipated departure from what will go down in history as one of the most unusual…

Chimdi Chukwukere

MA Candidate, Diplomacy & International Relations with Specializations in Foreign Policy Analysis, National Security and International economics and development

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