humanity

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

Munjeeta Sohal15 days ago
Implicit Associations
Last year, I completed my second course in play therapy—a type of counseling for children in which they express themselves autonomously through play. These courses, and the journey that led me to them...
LaRaina Lewis17 days ago
Let's Make America Better!
I am a single mother with a five-month-old son. I recently was asked to leave a shelter we were staying at because it (the program) didn't work with my work schedule. Now I'm forced to sleep in a car ...
#TorontoStrong
A gun has 26 working parts; the length of the barrel, the speed of the bullet, and the caliber of the ammunition determine its lethality. The trigger requires a precise amount of pressure to fire. Whe...
Heeta Joshia month ago
Utilitarian Standpoint: Political Correctness & Objectivity—The Ten Times It Should Be Required
Disclaimer: If you are sensitive to socio-economic-political issues, please click out. If you have an open mind and are curious, stick around. Welcome to the US series, where I talk about subjective m...
T.P Schofielda month ago
Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far?
‘Political Correctness’ is in itself conceptually illusive; and has transmogrified from its 1920’s German Marxist Roots. It’s abstract character and vast encompassment has left the phrase open to mani...
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Maria a month ago
When You Belong Everywhere and Nowhere at the Same Time
Another family gathering full of enlightening conversation brought back the realization that after a few drinks and a little bit of Brexit chat, anyone has the potential to become an enemy. I’m joking...
The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis
4% of the children of Flint, Michigan have lead contamination in their blood (NBC). Researches feel the problem could have been taken care of for as little as $100 a day, yet officials in the City of ...
Tim Brycea month ago
How About a Little Patriotism for the 4th?
BRYCE ON INDEPENDENCE DAY - The virtues of a home town parade. Click for AUDIO VERSION. I have always enjoyed the charm of a local Independence Day parade. In my old hometown of Wyoming, Ohio, a subur...
alice shaw2 months ago
The Importance of Social Justice
Many people know that this concept exists, many implement it into their everyday lives, but unfortunately, some people are against it. I'm going to be discussing why everyone—yes everyone—should be pr...
Darryl Richie2 months ago
Why so Much Hate Towards African Descendant People From Around the World?
From the United States to overseas European countries, black people are being racially profiled, and some people are profiting from their deaths. According to Donie O’Sullivan of CNN, from Minnesota, ...
Lynn Hamieh2 months ago
Revolting Racism: A Small Intro to Racism in America
Now, before I start, I would like to say that my year in the US was NOT all black and white and not all people in there are racist. I just want to shed some light onto an issue that's been really bugg...
Micky Thinks2 months ago
'A Seat at the Table'
In 2016 when Solange Knowles gifted the world with A Seat At the Table, people of color around the globe triumphed. Her album articulately embodied the frustration, resentment, and rage that many mino...
Phil Rossner2 months ago
Humanity Is Weird
Humanity is weird! I really didn't think things could get much worse with our species. You see, I grew up in a time that would boggle the most open and accepting of minds. They called it "The Cold War...
Marnie Grundman2 months ago
The Real Reason Why We Aren’t Asking the Department of Health and Human Services #WhereAreTheChildren
As our eyes and hearts are drawn to the plight of the ~2000 immigrant children separated from their parents, we are continuing to fail our missing and abused foster children. It isn’t newsworthy if we...
Charlie Garcia 2 months ago
What If We Change the World?
I hate the world we live in. It’s an intolerant and cruel place where you don’t get to just be yourself. I hate the fact that it’s so difficult and painful to love ourselves and to be proud; the fact ...
John Cooper2 months ago
Renegotiating the Intergenerational Contract
It’s reasonably safe to say that parents expect their children to be better off than they were at the same age. Polling shows that, across age groups, the majority of people expect the next generation...
Hareem Naeem2 months ago
I Admit It, I'm Brown. So What?
(I know that I look like I have white skin on my profile picture, but actually, my skin is light brown.) Okay, so I haven't really introduced myself, so I will. Hi, My name is Hareem. I am a teenager ...
Meagan Hagerman2 months ago
Purge
For those horror fans out there, I’m sure you’ve indulged in the twisted Purge films. I myself have, as well. One thing that has always plagued me is: could this happen? I’m sure many of you are think...