On the Termination of Species: A Case for Biodiversity

As the planet grows to acknowledge the environmental issues of climate change and global warming, emphasis on the rising temperatures, sea levels, and weather impacts on human civilization have been at the forefront of raising awareness. If nothing else, the historical trend of mankind’s development has indicated our collective sense of self-importance, centering the issue…

The Origin and Costs of the American Opioid Crisis

The United States is currently facing an unprecedented opioid crisis caused in large part by the predatory practices of large pharmaceutical companies. This article dives into the history of opioid use and advocates for a more compassionate approach to fixing the epidemic.

Women in Poland Fight for Their Rights Amidst Pandemic

Today, there are many women around the world living in fear. Not only because a pandemic is ravaging the world, but because many of their human rights and reproductive rights are being threatened. Essential to the human rights of life and dignity is a women’s right to abortion. Sadly, over the past decade numerous countries…

Error Not Found: Internet Access as a Human Right

During a global pandemic with no end in sight, our screens became the avenue for which we conduct our daily lives. Nowadays, we go to school, go to work, find information, and communicate all through the internet. According to Statista, around 4.57 billion people were active internet users as of July 2020, encompassing 59 percent…

The Importance of Recognizing Each Other as a Human Being

The Importance of Recognizing Someone as a Human Being For us to have any conception of human rights, we must first determine what it means to be human. We feel comfortable recognizing the billions of people living in the world as people who should be afforded the same decency as us, simply because they are…

COVID-19 and Prisons: a Case of Severe Neglect

Bunks mere inches apart. Spaces inadequate for social distancing. People crammed in close quarters, struggling for breath and coughing. The onset of a global pandemic has sent much of the country into mass lockdown as stay-at-home orders are issued in cities across the US, yet as if entirely removed from society, things are business as…