humanity

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

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 Malik4 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 Writes4 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 Winnington4 months ago
How Islamophobic Are We?
Instead of condemning, isn't it time to ask why?
Greg Sanchez4 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 5 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.5 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 5 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 Sohal6 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 Lewis6 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...
Heeta Joshi6 months 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 Schofield6 months 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...
M
Maria 6 months 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...
Iria Vasquez-Paez6 months ago
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 Bryce7 months 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 shaw7 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 Richie7 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, ...