Comparing the criminal rate in London and New York

  Written by benedictesundt One of Donald Trump’s tweets shared how the crime rate in London had exceeded the statistics from New York. The President wrote in his tweet that the rise in crime could be blamed on the annually amid the spread of Radical Islamic terror. He sums it up with the sentence “-we must …

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The Syrian Conflict

(read also: https://awilatschool.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/the-syrian-war/ ) Written by benedictesundt Some basic facts Syria is an Arabic country in Western Asia with 22 million citizens. It is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Syrian Arabs, Greeks, Turks, Kurds and Armenians to mention some. Religious groups include Sunnis, which is the largest religious group, Christians, Jews, and Mandeans. Syria …

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Brexit Countdown: Why is the Northern Ireland border question so hard?

The conflict between the sides of the isle of Ireland “The Irish question” or conflict, is mainly about the two groups of people fighting over the same land, the Unionists who are mainly Protestants, also referred to as Loyalists, and the Nationalists who are manly Catholics also referred to as Republicans. The Unionists would like …

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THUG

We've just begun to read the book "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas in class.  It was published in 2017 and is considered to be the most important and discussed teenage novel of the year.  The author tells that the international movement Black Lives Matter has been the inspiration for the book, as well as the rapper Tupac and …

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Global Goal 14: Life Below Water

Targets By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and …

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