10 Things Going On In The World Right Now That You Need To Know About
Start writing a post
Politics

10 Things Going On In The World Right Now That You Need To Know About

Knowledge is power.

4442
10 Things Going On In The World Right Now That You Need To Know About
Pixabay

Sometimes, we just get caught up in our own little world and we forget there is so much more going on in the world.

1. The city of Catalonia is trying to separate from Spain to become its own republic.


They have their own language, they have the money, and they're ready to be independent.

2. There's been heavy bombing going on in the Syrian city of Ghouta.

Like, what is going on with all of these bombs?

3. President Trump is pushing for tariffs on imported steel.

Recommended by the Department of Commerce, but the harshest option they suggested.

4. World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has passed at 76.


Rest in peace, Mr. Hawking.

5. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired.

What's happening, Trump?

6. A Russian ex-double agent and his daughter were poisoned.

Appears to be from a Russian nerve agent.

7. The E.U. and Brittan are talking about Ireland.


Fiesty, it seems.

8. Thousands of students walked out of school Wednesday, March 14th to support the end of gun violence.

The children are making a point of voicing their opinions.

9. There's talk of giving white South African farmers visas.


This is for safety as issues have developed over the redistribution of their land to citizens.

10. Six prison inmates were killed in Bolivia.

As police took over a riot-torn prison, six inmates were killed.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Featured

Planning Another Christmas Party

Don't just plan another plain party but get creative to have everyone wanting to come back next year!

2639
Getty Famous

You know it's Christmas when the radio stations change to all of your favorite holiday tunes, the air is still, and stores have the best sales. With all my favorite things from Christmas happening my least favorite probably has to be when I have to go to another same old boring Christmas party that I get invited to every year. Here are some Christmas party ideas so that you won't have another sad Christmas party.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

High School Soccer is Wildly Important

For Young Players Who Want to Succeed at The Next Level

6952
High School Soccer is Wildly Important

Whose choice is it? The parent? The player? There are a number of reasons that a kid may sit out of high school soccer, and to be completely honest; It is a huge mistake. High school soccer is the final piece in the puzzle that takes a player from above average or elite, to college ready by the end of their senior year. Every year thousands of talented athletes don't play for their high schools. Why though?

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

8 Things That Should Be On Everyone's Holiday To-Do List

December is around the corner, are you ready?

7046
8 Things That Should Be On Everyone's Holiday To-Do List
Unsplash.com

As they tend to say, its the most wonderful time of the year! People have begun to compile their Christmas to-do lists in anticipation for the season of sugarplums and gingerbread.

The history of the Christmas to-do lists goes back hundreds of years, almost as old as the holiday itself, however, people tend to fall out of this habit as they get older. This is unfortunate, as the theme of Christmas tradition can add bundles of the spirit of joy to your families.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

Fall Weather Must-Haves

Put away the swim suits and your favorite high-waisted shorts!

7972

The transitional months of fall can cause some fashion headaches as you try to figure out what clothing to keep in your closet. With limited amount of college living space and the ever-unpredictable Nebraska weather, sometimes it’s difficult to know what should be taking up that precious closet space as you transition into winter. As you pack away those tanks and shorts for the chilly months ahead, get your closet ready with a few Fall must-haves. 

Keep Reading... Show less
Content Inspiration

Top 3 Response Articles of This Week

Take a look at the articles driving big conversations on Odyssey.

7400
https://www.theodysseyonline.com/video/we-are-rollins-odyssey
https://www.theodysseyonline.com/video/we-are-rollins-odyssey

At Odyssey, we're on a mission to encourage constructive discourse on the Internet. That's why we created the response button you can find at the bottom of every article.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments