On So-Called Slacktivism-October 23, 2018. Some people are called “slacktivists” because they are viewed as not doing enough activism. In this post, I discuss why some slacktivists should not be demonized. This post is also in the sections for ableism and mental health.
Job-Shaming-September 18, 2018. Some jobs are viewed as less-than-desirable. In this post, I explain the problem with such a mentality, also known as job-shaming.
Stalking is Not Funny, Yet is Treated as a Joke-September 11, 2018. People often joke about “Facebook stalking” and stalking in general, even though it’s not funny. In this post, I dispute the notion that stalking is a joke.
Human Rights Violations at the World Cup: An Ugly Side to the Beautiful Game-June 12, 2018. This post discusses the ugly violations of human rights that are often involved at each World Cup. This post is also in the “slavery” section.
On Body Image Issues-March 13, 2018. This post discusses insecurities related to body image, and how we can overcome these insecurities.
Why We Should Avoid Revenge-February 6, 2018. Sometimes, we are tempted to seek revenge. I use this post to argue why seeking revenge is actually unjust.
The Catastrophic Consequences of the United States Cutting Funding from the United Nations-January 9, 2018. The United States wants to cut funding from the United Nations in response to a resolution that the U.S. didn’t like the results of. In this post, I talk about the humanitarian problems that come with such a decision.
Why We Should Care About Elections in an “Off Year”-October 31, 2017. While many of us care about campaigns for President of the United States, fewer people care about “off years,” or years when there are no federal elections. In this post, I make the case that people should care about elections in those off years as well.
The #MeToo Campaign-October 17, 2017. In light of a campaign to raise awareness against sexual violence (particularly sexual violence against women) though a social media hashtag called “Me Too,” I published a post addressed to different types of people with different levels of involvement in the campaign. This post is also in the sections for “LGBTQ+” (a section of the post is addressed to nonbinary survivors), “Sexual Violence,” and “Women’s Rights” (since most survivors of sexual violence are women).
A Major Lesson from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria-October 3, 2017. The lesson this article talks about is how media coverage for a hurricane is subpar unless a U.S. state is affected.
Where to Donate and Where Not to Donate-August 29, 2017. I use this post to discuss how some “charities” are unjust, and what we can do to make sure we donate to good charities after Hurricane Harvey and other disasters.
Reflecting on the Events in Charlottesville-August 15, 2017. I use this post to briefly discuss the tragic clash between white supremacist protesters and counter-protesters at Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017.
Addressing Colin Kaepernick-August 8, 2017. In this post, I argue that Kaepernick’s problem is not his football play, but the fact that people often don’t like athletes who challenge our society’s status quo.
The Forgotten Injustice of the American National Anthem-June 27, 2017. If you want to read about how the Star-Spangled Banner celebrates the death of slaves, this is the perfect article for you.