Current Events

The Difference Between Equity & Equality in Education

Education is one of the most significant foundations of gaining a happy, healthy, and sophisticated well-being, being an aspect of an individual’s life that is crucial for growth and development. The act of learning and the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, or beliefs are made easier through education. As the world keeps developing and as […]

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Pride Month and Its History

Pride Month is celebrated around the world every June. It is dedicated to celebrating LGBT communities and highlighting their stories and voices. In June, people come together to celebrate love, acceptance and equality for all, raise awareness of gay rights, and acknowledge the struggle that many LGBT communities still experience. Under normal circumstances, Pride Month […]

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Current Events, Pop Culture

Performative Activism

In a world consisting of prominent issues that influence society, there are many people who are willing to use their voice and make a change for the better through activism, through means ranging from social media to physical opposition. In light of this, as social justice issues gain attention and recognition around the world, performative […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Technology and Development

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and its fast spread around the world meant that pharmaceutical companies and researchers were scrambling to manufacture a vaccine to be distributed worldwide. Despite technology being highly advanced, developing the vaccine was a hard task for some of the top companies. Taking into account the trial times prior to […]

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Ethnic Oppression in Countries Across the World

As the world’s population continues to escalate over the course of time, there is an increase in particular social groups becoming susceptible to discrimination and opression. Ethnic oppression, or racial oppression, is discrimination in which injustice is targeted towards minorities and particular groups of indivudals, instead of being concerned with every individual in society as […]

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Mass Cremations in India

As India’s second wave of Covid-19 sweeps through the country, Bodies have piled up as people wait endlessly for beds and oxygen supplies. Now, weeks later, the Indian capital has run out of space for burial, with some sites working non-stop as death rates surge. New Delhi’s public parks and parking lots operate as mass […]

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The Olympics 2021 Debate

There are roughly 100 days to go until the Tokyo Olympics, but there has been fanfare on whether or not the games should continue because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus has proved fatal and Japan is struggling to contain the virus. Furthermore, a surge in cases has erupted in major countries around the world, […]

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Transgender Bans on Sports

In the United States, during the 2021 legislative session, 34 states are considering prohibiting transgender girls from participating in interscholastic sports teams. Joining Idaho as the first to do so in 2020, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and South Dakota have also passed prohibitions and enacted the bans into law. Soon after, in Florida, lawmakers passed […]

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Vaccination Ethics

First appeared in 1798, vaccines have played important roles in many global public health successes. From the eradication of smallpox to HPV vaccine, vaccination is recognized as the most effective method in preventing infectious diseases. Yet, vaccination has been subject to many controversies, with ethical debates revolving their development and regulation.  Vaccine Policies In the […]

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