Missing and Murdered Native American Women: An Epidemic

A protestor in the ‘Greater Than Fear’ March 2018.  Photo by Lorie Shaull on Flickr – Creative Commons Kara Lynn Mauai, member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota, has been missing since November 8, 2019. This weekend, two months following her disappearance, her loved ones will conduct another search to find herContinue reading “Missing and Murdered Native American Women: An Epidemic”

How to Ask for Your Human Rights: Lessons from Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Engraving of Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Henry Bryan Hall via Wikimedia I have never had to ask for my human rights. They were assigned to me, along with my name and my gender, around the moment I took my first breath. But how exactly does one go about asking for their rights? How can oneContinue reading “How to Ask for Your Human Rights: Lessons from Elizabeth Cady Stanton”

The Decriminalisation of Rape: How American Institutions are Failing Victims of Assault

#MeToo via Pexels Chanel Miller was 22 years old when she was raped at a Stanford fraternity party. In her newly released memoir, she describes the various ways in which American institutions failed her, following her assault. Media outlets painted her as promiscuous; lawyers in court portrayed her as a liar. After being found guilty,Continue reading “The Decriminalisation of Rape: How American Institutions are Failing Victims of Assault”

Climate Change Denial is a Corporate Project

People’s Climate March 2017 in Washington D.C. (source: Wikimedia Commons) Thanks to the work of environmental activists, people from all over the world now view climate crisis as the ‘most important issue’ of our time. This public recognition, however, is barely reflected in politics. The EU goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 – which,Continue reading “Climate Change Denial is a Corporate Project”

Crisis y política: las repercusiones de la ignorancia de Trump sobre los paquetes de ayuda financier

Inmigrar desde Honduras, El Salvador, o Guatemala a los Estados Unidos no es una decisión fácil o feliz; es una decisión dolorosa y difícil en la que se deja atrás familia, cultura, violencia, peligro, cariño, y miedo en busca del “sueño americano” que promete una vida mejor para la persona tal vez algún día, conContinue reading “Crisis y política: las repercusiones de la ignorancia de Trump sobre los paquetes de ayuda financier”

Crisis y política: las repercusiones de la ignorancia de Trump sobre los paquetes de ayuda financiera a estadounidense para Centroamérica

Inmigrar desde Honduras, El Salvador, o Guatemala a los Estados Unidos no es una decisión fácil o feliz; es una decisión dolorosa y difícil en la que se deja atrás familia, cultura, violencia, peligro, cariño, y miedo en busca del “sueño americano” que promete una vida mejor para la persona tal vez algún día, conContinue reading “Crisis y política: las repercusiones de la ignorancia de Trump sobre los paquetes de ayuda financiera a estadounidense para Centroamérica”

Illegal, Dangerous, and Discriminatory

A tweet by California’s Governor Newsom. Over the past five years, there has been a growing case against the use of lethal injections under the death penalty. In 2014, Clayton Lockett’s case garnered international attention for his execution that lasted 1 hour and 44 minutes from the time he was strapped onto the gurney toContinue reading “Illegal, Dangerous, and Discriminatory”

The USA’s new “domestic gag rule” and the impending damage to citizens’ lives

Citizens campaigning for protection of Planned Parenthood in Ohio. Source: Wikimedia Commons. On 22 February, the Trump administration announced the final version of their new Title X regulations. The changes to the public law are being labeled as the United States’ ‘domestic gag rule’ by sexual health advocates, due to the restrictions now set onContinue reading “The USA’s new “domestic gag rule” and the impending damage to citizens’ lives”

The USA’s new "domestic gag rule" and the impending damage to citizens’ lives

Citizens campaigning for protection of Planned Parenthood in Ohio. Source: Wikimedia Commons. On 22 February, the Trump administration announced the final version of their new Title X regulations. The changes to the public law are being labeled as the United States’ ‘domestic gag rule’ by sexual health advocates, due to the restrictions now set onContinue reading “The USA’s new "domestic gag rule" and the impending damage to citizens’ lives”

Netanyahu’s Re-election and its Damage to Israeli-Palestinian Relations

United States President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a press conference in February 2017. On the 9th of April 2019, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected, winning his fourth consecutive term and putting him on track to soon be the longest serving Prime Minister in the country’s history. However, Netanyahu’sContinue reading “Netanyahu’s Re-election and its Damage to Israeli-Palestinian Relations”