A Daily Rundown · politics · social issues · Uncategorized

A Daily Rundown- May 19

Here is today in international news: Egypt faces a key human rights challenge as two of its staunch defenders are put on trial. In a country where freedom of the press is not always, if ever, acknowledged,¬†Hossam Bahgat, founder of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and Gamal Eid, executive director of the Arabic Network… Continue reading A Daily Rundown- May 19

A Daily Rundown · election · politics · pop culture · social issues · Uncategorized

A Daily Rundown- March 3rd

Good evening! After a very eventful day in politics, here are the essential bits that you should know. Mitt Romney and Donald Trump are at war. The former presidential hopeful shot down the last chance that the current presidential hopeful had at finding a firm source of support among the GOP establishment. Romney called Trump… Continue reading A Daily Rundown- March 3rd

Depression Disbelief · mental illness · social issues · Uncategorized

Depression Disbelief: Ancient Peoples and Their Recognition of Depression’s Validity

Far too many people in this world ignore or reject the idea that depression is a very real disease. This first article in the “Depression Disbelief” series aims to draw attention to the people of the distant past who studies this disorder and common theories about its cause. One of the most common ailments of… Continue reading Depression Disbelief: Ancient Peoples and Their Recognition of Depression’s Validity

abortion · feminism · social issues · terrorism · Uncategorized

Terrorists vs Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood: somehow the subject of so much debate despite helping hundreds of thousands of people, not just women, across the United States, not just with abortions, but with sex ed, prenatal care, breast cancer screenings, and more. On November 27, a shooting at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado killed three people and injured… Continue reading Terrorists vs Planned Parenthood

Bigots and Bullshit · social issues · terrorism

Bigots and Bullshit Part 1

Today, I would like to begin a series of posts that focuses specifically on what the title suggests: bigots and bullshit. This week, the most urgent focus of this post are the racist Islamophobes who are actively ruining the reputation of the United States as the “land of the free and home of the brave”,… Continue reading Bigots and Bullshit Part 1