The U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union has imperiled the future of many of its young people. Sophie Taylor, a British Student writes, “I’m worried that this out vote will mean that these freedoms and these schemes will be taken out from under me, just when I’m reaching the point in my life where I can take the most advantage of them.”
Worldwide, enough food is produced to feed 10 billion people, well over the current population of 7 billion. If this is true, why are there still starving people around the world who lack access to proper nutrition? The answer lies in the distribution of food calories, especially in wealthier nations such as the United States.
“I really have gotten into what I do driven to apply my understanding of economics to improving people’s lives.”
-Raymond Robertson, professor and the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University
Alyson Rose-Wood spoke to The Contemporary about her career in public health, global experiences and the disparities in U.S. health infrastructure.
Not only should we have a natural suspicion of those with power, but we should remember that the history of policing in America has been marred by a troubled and oppressive relationship with Americans of color.
Pride is unable to address the intersectionality of oppressed identities, and fails its purpose of truly celebrating diversity and uniqueness.
Thankfully, nobody was arrested or hurt, but the blockades didn’t stop a war of words from being waged by the two groups, who hurled insults and opinions across the busy street. Many of the signs held by protesters reflected upon the negative comments spoken about Hispanics by the canidate.
When I hear about mosques being vandalized, a woman’s scarf pulled off of her head, or Muslims murdered in hate crimes, I cannot help but feel isolated, targeted, and hopeless.
During her time working at the United Nations, Kathleen Keene Jones developed critical early warning systems in Afghanistan and South Sudan. Now in the United Arab Emirates, she serves in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.