humanity

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

Carlos Guerra6 months 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 Wall6 months 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...
A Bonafide Sapien6 months ago
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 Levinson6 months 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 Vazquez6 months 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...
Dr. Williams6 months 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 Malik6 months 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 Writes7 months 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...
Richard Winnington7 months ago
How Islamophobic Are We?
Instead of condemning, isn't it time to ask why?
Greg Sanchez7 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 Sankofa7 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.7 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...
SKYLERIZED 7 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: How Individualism and Capitalism Are the Only Antitoxins for Racism Listed from Powerful to Puissant
Racism is stupid. On a ranking of the most unintellectual, base forms of collectivism, it ranks high. This pall of viciousness has fallen on both the victim and the perpetrator. On the one side, the v...
Munjeeta Sohal8 months 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 Lewis8 months 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...