Too Little, Too Late

Cut off from access to the best hospitals, the best medical resources, and government support for remote indigenous communities in Canada. As governments around the world scrambled to act to protect their interests and their citizens as the severity of COVID-19 first became apparent, historically marginalized communities needs were disregarded. The indigenous people of Canada…

Undocumented Labor: A System Built to Exploit

After repeatedly telling her that her undocumented status offered her no rights in this country, he proposed her an ultimatum: either she accept his sexual advances or he would report her undocumented status and have her fired. Such is the story of Josefina Guerrero, who in 2010, became one of the many victims of exploitation…

Chronic Absenteeism on the Rise in U.S Schools During the Pandemic

It’s been nearly a year since the start of the pandemic. The world has had to adapt to the startling emergence of COVID-19 and its crippling effects. One significant consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the changes made to education: students at all levels have had their education negatively affected by the pandemic. The…

Democracy: a Possible Death Route in Laos

The disappearance of the LSMD student activists and Sombath Somphone highlight the horrific reality that voicing one’s opinion in Laos can amount to a death sentence.

A Statement in Support of Asian American communities

The Rights Stuff stands in solidarity with Asian American communities across the United States, in mourning of the recent hate crime that took place in Georgia, as well as the countless horrific acts of violence and murders towards Asian American communities that has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is clear that the violent incident…