humanity

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

Jesse Day3 days ago
Truth About the Dream Act
At the start of this year, there was an estimated 3.6 million DREAMers in the United States. This means 3.6 million young adult's lives are at risk of suddenly, and unexpectedly being uprooted without...
Soph 5 days ago
Rights or Racism?
Well, the answer is simply yes! All research points to the mindset of a discriminative society that segregates ethnic minorities potentially without even realising it. But is it a shock? Not necessari...
Traci E.6 days ago
Independence from Ourselves?
“That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government.” Our founding fathers wrote these wor...
DW
Dr. Williams12 days ago
October Years
Ask anyone who has reached that certain age if they are better off than their parents were. In this age when refined etiquette and dapper sophistication are sadly missing one who has attained that mil...
Carlos Guerra15 days ago
Sulawesi Disaster
The country of Indonesia has always proved a difficult place to live throughout human history. This is cause of its location on the belt of fire, the portion of the world that wraps around the Pacific...
Kati Wall17 days ago
Millennial
The generation known as “Millennials” (also known as Generation Y) get a bad rap from older generations. They are often described as whiny and entitled with no understanding of or ability to handle th...
Dare I Say the Word?
Dare I say the word? Thank you, media! You've completely tarnished the reputation of most Arabs and Muslims all around the world. I'm a 32-year-old Arab Muslim male, living in a conflicted state of mi...
Paul Levinson25 days ago
Jose Antonio Vargas and Joy Reid at Powerhouse Arena
I first heard about Jose Antonio Vargas in 2007 from my wife Tina. She was editing Barack Obama's and Hillary Clinton's Wikipedia pages, and Jose had called her for an interview in a article he was wr...
Carolina Vazqueza month ago
Immigration
Broken systems tend to destroy the things that pass through them. America’s immigration system is broken. It is amassed with government officials who do not yield to compassion. The immigration system...
DW
Dr. Williamsa month ago
Impoverished Nation
When the Peterson Foundation sited medium incomes for 2017 they implied that Americans are earning more than in previous years. Not so. When we take a closer look into the demographics of all American...
Politics A Level
Multiculturalism is often criticized for breeding tension and social conflict. However, critics of multiculturalism have argued this case in different ways depending on the political tradition from wh...
Homeless in Paradise
Southern California is stereotypically known as the land of dreams. The weather is almost always perfect, year round. Palm trees sway in the breeze. Winters are typically mild and welcoming. Tropical ...
Zee Malika month ago
From the Eyes of a Refugee
I had always heard the rockets but never seen them until today, each strike was closer and more powerful than the last. These lifeless, ugly contraptions had rained down on us stealing any happiness o...
She Writesa month ago
Public Housing
I often joke describing my Instagram posts as, “projects chronicles shenanigans.” Of course, this is nothing to joke about, but just my way of bringing some levity to real life for many of us who live...
How Islamophobic Are We?
Instead of condemning, isn't it time to ask why?
Greg Sanchez2 months ago
100 Venezuelans Leave Peru to Go Back to Their Home
I must confess I stay in very little touch with my Venezuelan relatives and friends, so over the years I’ve lost touch with the so-called situation in the country. My best friend, one of the few I do ...
Morgan Sanfoka 2 months ago
Privilege, Accessibility, and Living on the Outside
I live within power relationships every day: As I walk alone I see the heterosexual cis-white couples holding hands, aimlessly watching the rabbits go by. As I work, I can feel the judgement of my ste...
NaNa R.2 months ago
America
I am a child of the 80s! Many can attest that the 80s was probably one of the best eras in American history. I remember being a child and not for one moment ever fearing for my life or feeling threate...