During the majority of the semester, my blog posts have focused primarily on women’s rights in several different spheres of life. From women’s reproductive health to women’s relationship with the law, I have used examples of recent news stories to illustrate that there is still a need of feminism in the 21st century.
Unfortunately, finding news stories involving injustices against women every week is not difficult. An article by CBS News published on March 29, 2017 is one example of many injustices committed against women this week only. A judge ruling in the southern state of Veracruz,... [+] Read more
In February, a petition occured between Black Lives Matter and the LGBTQ community, whether or not uniformed police officers should be allowed to overview the gay pride parade. Black Lives Matters tried to put pressure that they should be banned from the event, entirely, while LGBTQ petitions the contrary and this is where my argument steps in.
First of all, let's start with the scope of both institutes and when an issue is considered within their compass. LGBTQ is a community whose focus is on advancing the humanistic mentality that humans are born equal, regardless of what gender or... [+] Read more
In December of 2012, at the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union held annually in San Francisco, a man named Brad Werner took the stage in front of 24000 earth and space scientists to discuss system boundaries, perturbations, dissipation, attractors, bifurcations, and other complex topics incomprehensible to those uninstructed in complex systems theory. His speech was titled: “Are we f**ked?”
Although Brad Werner discussed many topics and details perplexing to many of his listeners, his conclusion was very clear: global capitalism has depleted the earth’s resources so rapidly,... [+] Read more