It’s hard to step into the shoes of someone who has such had the media, Bollywood, and generations before them point towards the same sentiment without ever humanizing the issues at hand. Which is why what Coca-Cola did is something simple, but brilliant.
At this intersection of public health and politics, not only are lives being lost but there is support for the idea that, without a more cohesive effort to eradicate polio completely, the number of cases in these countries could increase to thousands a year in a matter of ten years.
Let’s be honest: the United States Congress, the legislating body for the United States, is not known for being the most diverse.
The UN encourages us to embrace the insect-eating ways of our less squeamish friends in different nations for the sake of food security. Insects are actually of great nutritional value because they are high in protein and fats.
Researchers from Humboldt University have taken geotagged ableist, racist and homophobic Tweet over the past year and mapped them
The position that the LAPD and other police forces across the country is a problematic one, not least because it often gets in the way of them doing their own jobs.
Proponents of marijuana legalization like to say that legalizing weed will chip away at the cartels but, based on the amount of diversification that cartels have done in recent years, their influence seems pretty intractable.
People are always trying to find things to pinpoint the blame on when discussing the country’s failing schools, some more politically correct than others.
Though we are constantly hammered over the head by proclamations of students’ ineptitude compared to other countries, it seems that the picture is not nearly as clear as proponents of charter schools would like us to think.
The government’s official policy is that immigrants have no right to a taxpayer-funded lawyer if they face deportation.
The pictures are interesting, not just to see what the families purchased (the Mexican family bought a heap of Coca Cola), but also the quality of ingredients, how large the families were, whether extended families lived in the same house, how much food they were able to buy and their level of happiness in the pictures.
If you live in California, that is.
Despite the fact that the Boston Marathon bombing has provided an excuse for politicians and pundits who are determined to stand in the way of solutions, it is clear that something needs to be done about immigration laws.
The lesson of the video isn’t just that you can buy a metric ton of beer in China.
It’s funny in a tragic way that a hunger strike was necessary to even regain attention.
The thing is, it does matter that, for a brief period of time, these people were believed to be suspects, even if only in the court of public opinion and not by the FBI.
Just as the world isn’t black and white, neither is the United States anymore.
In February, James Flavy Coy Brown was discharged from Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital and sent on a Greyhound bus to Sacramento, a city where he had never lived and knew nobody
Like any brutal regime, the Capitol needed to wrest control of women’s bodies from women and families, making them properties of the state, for true power.
The high school in Wilcox Country, Georgia has segregated proms: one prom for White people, the White prom, and another prom for other races, the Integrated Prom. Keela Bloodworth, along with her friends, are attempting to change this situation.
The Peace Tube Project connects users on Facebook with other users with similar backgrounds as they have. The primary difference between the two people is their country of origin.
Decriminalization is an important step, but it is not legalization.
31 prisoners as of last Monday are refusing food and living of off water.
Atlanta superintendent Evelyn Hall and dozens of educators in Atlanta were indicted for a massive cheating ring on Friday; allegations include that teachers and principals changed incorrect answers on tests, that cheating was encouraged and that whistleblowers were severely punished. But can we surprised when high-profile cheating scandals like these do occur?
Activists like Todd Stiefel are pouring millions of dollars to make atheism the next Big Civil Rights Issue, stating that it should be similar in scope to women’s rights, LGBT rights and the civil rights movements of African Americans and Latinos during the 1960s.