In this section, the declarations, agreements, and resolutions concerning the international community are analyzed in depth.
Access to COVID Vaccines: Universal Healthcare’s Time to Shine
Alp Ünal AYHAN
The COVID-19 pandemic is still in (almost) full effect throughout the world and contagion of the disease is getting out of control in many countries. Reopening efforts gave the virus more opportunities to spread while the “new normal” standards proved ineffective in preventing infections.
All human beings are equal and therefore should have equal rights, everyone can agree on that statement. However, when someone expresses that they are a feminist, that is a political and radicalizing statement. Women expressing concern about their own freedom has always seen as threatening behavior.
One thing that COVID’19 pandemic definitely reminded us of, is how valuable our right of movement is. No matter if we travel for work-related purposes or for recreational purposes, it is a luxury and inseparable part of the 21st century. But how did people use to travel internationally in the past?
It is widely known by now that humans cause climate change. UN’s International Panel on Climate Change reckoned that "human influence on climate has been the dominant cause of observed warming since the mid-20th century " in a 2018 report. The same report also concluded that a reduction of 40-60% of carbon emissions has to be accomplished by 2030 and we should achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a proposed social policy in which each citizen receives a set amount of monthly income that covers the costs of their basic needs. The main difference between UBI and Welfare is that UBI is for everyone, it has no conditions, and it cannot be taken away. Sounds too good to ever become a reality?