The Uighurs: China’s other Tibet

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Christopher Lukas, The Catholic University of America  Much like Tibet, Xinjiang has long been a tumultuous region for China to control. However, China is now hardening its position in the province, and the world has noticed. Xinjiang is a province in western China, and is the historic home of the Uighurs, a Central Asian […]

Pope John Paul II and the Fall of Communism in Poland

Reading Time: 15 minutes By Jenna Drummond The Cold War is defined as a confrontation between capitalism and communism, which peaked between 1945 and 1989. Its origins go back further in history, and its ramifications are still felt today. The Cold War became a competition for leadership, influence, and power in the world. During the peak years of the […]