Abandonment or “America First”?

Abandonment or “America First”?

By Contributor Isabel Blum As asylum seekers are routinely being turned away at the Mexican border, the Trump administration continues to roll out new, but not necessarily improved, immigration policies. On September 26, President Trump announced his newest approach...
Will Brexit Ever Happen?

Will Brexit Ever Happen?

By Contributor Maria Afghanzada In June of 2019, the United Kingdom’s second ever female prime minister, Theresa May, resigned from her position, giving way to quick elections made by Parliament to fill her position. Though May is technically still a member of the...
Ending the Stigma: Period

Ending the Stigma: Period

By Editor Caroline Zhu Period. Period, period, period!  No, I’m not talking about the punctuation point. I’m talking about the vexing monthly visitor half the population gets: menstruation! Menstruation, however annoying, is vital to the survival of the human race. A...
Election Infrastructure for 2020

Election Infrastructure for 2020

During the process of reviewing the Mueller Report, Trump went on a tweet storm spewing “no collusion, no obstruction” all over his Twitter. Even though the President continues to attempt to convince the public that there was no obstruction of justice, the report does...
babygirls

babygirls

Note: this piece was originally presented at the Climate Speaks event on June 14, 2019 at The Apollo Theater in New York City. You can watch video of Jade performing the piece here.] Sunrise, Spilt, split between two skies, Lights the rooms of two baby girls, One...
The Night of the Present

The Night of the Present

Note: The Night of the Present was written in the wake of attending The Right to a Future, featuring Greta Thunberg and Naomi Klein. The sun has set. The night is not gentle. We are sick of the institutions of the day. The day burns with your fossil fuels. The rivers...