Social Issues

Modern Human Rights and The Repeal of Net Neutrality

With the latest advancements in technology, and our increased ability to connect with one another on a global scale and access information online, our rights as humans are evolving as well; an example is online privacy, where the debates about implementing it have skyrocketed. The right to access information online… Read More »Modern Human Rights and The Repeal of Net Neutrality

“Knowledge is Freedom” but it comes with a Price

“Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that the son of a mine worker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation.”… Read More »“Knowledge is Freedom” but it comes with a Price

Democracy, as a value, is not dying – especially where it was never born

My response to Paul Mason’s article “Democracy is dying – and it’s startling how few people are worried.” “Democracy is dying”. This is what Paul Mason, a British journalist, states in the article published by The Guardian. To support his argument, the author mentions different kinds of leaders, such as Trump,… Read More »Democracy, as a value, is not dying – especially where it was never born

Made by survivors

Mission-driven value proposition lecture by Silvia Pulino from JCU In an ever-changing world, let’s not take lightly the power of social entrepreneurship, because it’s one of the most effective and essential instruments to tackle the countless social and environmental problems that we face today. This is not meant to be… Read More »Made by survivors

The Second Amendment; Why?

With the recent mass shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, activists are advocating more than ever for the tightening of gun control as well as the repeal of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, which protects the right for citizens to bear weapons. However,… Read More »The Second Amendment; Why?

More than meets the eye

Is it how you see it? Or how you want to see it? On the 22nd of March 2017, a terrible tragedy happened in London near the palace of Westminster, where 52-year- old Khalid Masood drove a car into pedestrians injuring more than 50 people and killing five of them.… Read More »More than meets the eye

Street harassment: it is a big deal.

Imagine you are walking around, when suddenly some stranger yells at you something like “hey beautiful! Why are you sad? Why don’t you smile at me? You’re too sweet to be sad!”. That is an example of what is known as “catcall”. Have you ever been catcalled? If you’re a… Read More »Street harassment: it is a big deal.