Right now, in 2021, the United States is seeing more political division than it has since the civil war. I could go on and on about how dangerous it is, how much I despise the two party system, and the hundreds of events that had led to where we are today. However, recently I’ve noticed one unique aspect of our political division problem, and it is rooted in our language.
I am from the United States, both physically, and mentally. Though I haven’t lived there in over five years, it plays a major role in my identity, whether I like it or not. Engulfed by my extremely liberal school, I sometimes get caught up in the idea that America sucks. Americans are stupid. The American […]
This blog post is an excerpt from the book Uplift and Empower: A Guide to Understanding Extreme Poverty and Poverty Alleviation. Eradicating extreme poverty will require a fundamental shift in paradigms and a reconsideration of the way we view and interact with low-income countries, communities, and individuals. In fact, calling people living in poverty “the […]
Recently, on a secretly recorded call, President Trump pleaded with Georgia’s Secretary of State (R), Brad Raffensperger, to find votes that could overturn the election. The hour-long phone call between the two illustrates a President who is desperate to change the election results, despite his previous failures to do so. Trump’s tactics to overturn the […]
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