International Relations Matter

What are sanctions (and do they work)?

We see the term “sanctions” everywhere on the news. But what are they? How do they work? Do they even work? And most importantly, how can you argue for and against them?

Matter Religion

Religion is a social construct – here are six ways it changes

Ordinary people like you and I can change religion. This is because religion needs followers to survive, and these are the ways it adjusts to fulfill that need.