Politics

Cognitive Dissonance

I went on a walk where no one was wearing masks. I petted a dog.…

Do you feel like voting won’t do anything? Lowkey same, but I voted anyway.

This summer, when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, I, like everyone else, couldn’t…

Preventing Mass Shootings Starts with Community Resilience

Last week, a gunman in Thailand who was a former police sergeant attacked a child…

The Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision should prompt action on disability rights and accessibility

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In a concurring opinion, Justice…

The overturning of Roe v. Wade will just create more violence

It happened. The historic moment that many across the U.S. either dreaded or cheered has…

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…

When Compromise is No Longer an Option

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”  paraphrased from…

Poised under Pressure: The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson

Accomplished, experienced, and poised, Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson made history in February as the first…

To Celebrate Women’s History Month Let’s Remember Kamala Harris is NOT the First Lady

On Equal Pay Day this month at the White House, President Biden mistakenly referred to…

Why is Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick so afraid of US history?

If Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (R) has his way, the value of a Texas university…

Lock Them Up? 1/6 Insurrectionists Need Sentences Similar to Eco-terrorists

The first trial from the 1/6 attacks is scheduled this week and it is likely to set…

Let’s make our world safer; Let’s make our guns safer

I remember the first time my dad was robbed. I was 8 years old. My…

Reflections on Romania: A Nearby Culture Impacted By Crisis

The volatile crisis in Ukraine due to escalating Russian aggression is in constant flux with…

To ‘Build Back Better,’ We Must End Homelessness

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare both the importance and scarcity of…