humanity

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of politicians, legislators, activists, women in politics and the everyday voter.

Melanie Maure9 days ago
Stop Ignoring These Connections
I assume he’s homeless. I assume he’s needy. I assume he’s broken. All these blades of assumption I use to carve the man crouching in the sun, a cardboard litre of Minute Maid Orange juice on the side...
Eric Durland12 days ago
All Bandaids and No Solutions
(VLOG posted at the bottom for those who prefer to watch and listen rather than read.) Not a single soul should be forced to do anything in life that isn't fueled by their dreams and doesn't fill them...
Eric Durland20 days ago
The True Leeches
(VLOG posted at the bottom for those who prefer to watch and listen rather than read.) Contrary to popular belief—to what the system propagates us to believe—the leeches aren't the individuals at the ...
Kendra Bennetta month ago
Homelessness
I’m not a hero of any sorts, but I am in fact a dreamer for sure. One of my fondest childhood memories was sketching out blueprints for folks with no food or water to live and eat. I had it set in my ...
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Amie Walla month ago
Hidden Homeless, Hidden Stories
I live in Ireland, a country whose politicians proudly proclaim has one of the fastest growing economies and citizens now have more money in their pockets yet it is a country where the word 'housing' ...
Abigail Ootena month ago
We Need to Calm Down
First, I want to say that regardless of color, gender, sexual orientation, political, or religious beliefs, everyone deserves to have their voice heard. My past experiences are based off my being a co...
Flying Acea month ago
America
America is indeed a melting pot. This concept can be seen in our everyday lives. The one thing that is most unique is the people within the United States. America wouldn't be the way it is without imm...
Leona Freebusha month ago
New Build Houses Are Destroying Our Countryside
We all know one, that person that lives in a new build house, on the outskirts of a town or city, with a field in view. They wear Hunter wellies that have never been dirty, drive a brand new Range Rov...
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John Ames Birch2 months ago
O Canada, O World
Canada, the true north, strong and free. These words have been spoken about for generations. Our collective birthplace on this glittering blue and green globe. Today, on Canada day, I am reminded abou...
A.J. Jones2 months ago
Fears of Black Men
Race and color is such a power and pivotal issue in the US today. The racial issues of the country have taken a dramatic turn for the worst, and uptick since 2008. The conclusion of the 2008 election ...
Ry Lewis2 months ago
The Tap
What was that theory? If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Well, Rabia was thinking of a similar one: if a girl is buried under rubble, can anyone hear her scream? Th...
4 Years of Marriage Equality
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that marriage equality was the law of the land in all 50 states, almost 46 years to the day that the uprising of the Stonewall Inn occurred in New York. T...
Peter Carriveau2 months ago
Refugees Are Exactly What America Needs
Rural Decay is a term that has been uttered more and more recently. You can see it anytime you drive in rural Wisconsin. Stores closing, along with farms, and a migration of young people to the cities...
Peter Rose2 months ago
Appearance, Relationships and Politics
Consider how the modern obsessions with appearance and relationships, affects politics. While these twin obsessions, growing stronger seem to have started a long way back in history. Medieval warrior ...
Selena Vazquez2 months ago
Ending a Relationship Because of a Difference in Opinion, Specifically Political Ones
Politics are extremely controversial and there are different sides to every issue. People tend to frown upon those who end their relationship with someone because of a difference of opinion, but when ...
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John Ames Birch2 months ago
Politics and Humanity
I, as many of you, i'm sure, have recently started to see attack ads about candidates running for office. Like the first cannons of long forgotten battles shattering the peace of nations, as the popul...
Glitch X2 months ago
The Neutrality Mentality
This past week I've been going through a moment of intently reflecting on certain things—to the point where I've almost been borderline dissociative. It started with my senior project and a simple con...
Atif Jamil Pagaan2 months ago
Christians in Pakistan Need to Change the Narrative
Christianity has three hundred years life in the sub continent of India, which is now divided into five countries. Pakistan is one of those countries which came into being in the year 1947. I know the...