Opinion

From Political Pawns to Punchlines: Leave Adoptees Out of Your Abortion Arguments (and Memes)

“We will adopt your baby” posts went viral on Twitter only days after the Supreme Court’s…

Piece by Piece: Dobbs Decision Chips Away At Privacy, Individual Rights

Since the Supreme Court of the United States fundamentally altered life for women in this…

Climate change through our perception of reality: the perils of our cognitive biases

There is no issue more existential than climate change, and no consequence more tragic than…

I’m an Environmental Educator. Attacks on CRT Also Threaten Environmental Justice Education.

Teachers have been leading the only national protests about anti-history education and anti-Critical Race Theory…

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week is June 16-22

The unique intersection between Black Americans and cancer is a topic we can no longer…

Juneteenth: Salute The History and Science Of Its Origin

This is the second year Juneteenth is marked as a federal holiday. For the first…

Dispelling Common Myths about Gen Z and Cancer Risks

Cancer is what some Gen Zers might call “cheugy.” And, unfortunately, more adolescents and young adults…

Uvalde and Beyond: Addressing Mental Health Taboos in Latino Families

As the media continues to reveal the details surrounding the recent terror in Uvalde, Texas,…

Building Corporate Culture is Not an Excuse to Push Back Remote Work

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has made many employers see the advantage of remote work and…

It’s time to stop expecting undocumented immigrants to solve our Social Security deficit

Last year, while volunteering as a tax preparer, I helped Alejandro (not his real name)…

Why Our “New Normal” Feels Anything But

The US surpassed one million deaths from COVID-19 in early May and appears to be…

Pirates & Mermaids: Depp/Heard trial reminds us there’s an epidemic of domestic violence within the pandemic

While the public is mesmerized by the court room spectacle of Captain Jack Sparrow versus…

Bereavement Policies Should Give Employees More Space to Grieve

“We are certainly right now in this country out of the pandemic phase,” Dr. Fauci…

Self-Care for Sexual Assault Survivors

Another round of assault allegations are surfacing from survivors, this time, against boxing star Oscar De…

Multilingualism is a societal responsibility, not an individual feat

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently undergoing a month-long review of…