The Disproportional Impact of COVID-19

By: Kylie Love While COVID-19 is not a racist virus, it has brought social and racial injustices and inequality to the forefront of public health. The global pandemic has shined a light on the disparities that have placed minorities at an increased risk of getting sick and dying from the virus. Nationwide, the fatality rate … Continue reading The Disproportional Impact of COVID-19

Interrupting Implicit Bias in the Workplace

By: Allison Gloss The term “implicit bias” refers to attitudes or stereotypes that adversely affect our behavior in an unconscious way. If left unchecked, these implicit biases can become uncontrollable. This includes the harmful stereotypes that White people learn to assign to the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) community. Because implicit bias feeds … Continue reading Interrupting Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Why India Is No Longer A Democracy

By: Priyal Thakkar While decrying the loss of basic human rights in the world’s largest democracy might seem hyperbolic, many international actors are, rightfully, concerned that India is on the verge of becoming an authoritarian state. In its report, Democracy under Siege, Freedom House explains civil liberties have been on the decline since Prime Minister … Continue reading Why India Is No Longer A Democracy

The 956 Billion Dollar Wage Gap

By: Allison Gloss Since the late twentieth century, women have been working longer hours, pursuing higher education in greater numbers, and participating in the work force at higher rates than ever before. However, despite this progress, the wage gap between men and women persists. The wage gap refers to the difference in earning between women … Continue reading The 956 Billion Dollar Wage Gap

The future of LGBTQIA+ rights looks Grimm

By: Russell Facente               Bostock v. Clayton County may seem for gay and trans equality what Brown v. Board of Ed. was  for racial equality: a momentous (re)interpretation of statutory language and a substantial change in legal protection, albeit cabined to one sector of society. Brown did not overturn segregation everywhere, only in public education. … Continue reading The future of LGBTQIA+ rights looks Grimm