How COVID-19 Has Highlighted Healthcare Disparities in the U.S.

If you think that the American healthcare system is an equal-opportunity market, you either aren’t paying attention or you have deliberately chosen to ignore a reality faced by millions of people. The sad truth is that in the U.S., healthcare…

¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de populismo?

for English, see below previamente publicado aquí UN PEQUEÑO ANÁLISIS DEL POPULISMO Si les digo que no piensen en un elefante rosa, ¿qué es lo primero que se les viene a la cabeza? Posiblemente sea ese animal en un color…

Don’t Forget the Meat: Ongoing Hazards for Immigrant Meat-Packing Workers

This article has previously been published here. Nearly fourteen months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country, infecting 33 million and leaving over 550,000 dead. Communities of color have largely shouldered the burden as workers from these communities were…

Honey, I Left the UN: The Dangers of Conservative Nationalism to Globalism and International Stability

Per a 2019 Pew Research Center poll[1], only 36% of Republicans have a favorable view of the United Nations. Comparatively, 77% of Democrats and 60% of independents see the UN in a favorable light. This aligns with the global trend…

Having the State as Doctor and Jailer

para español ver abajo In Colombia and many other countries, despite the knowledge gained about Covid-19 as the pandemic progressed, governments have continued to use public policies to restrict our freedoms. With the knowledge we have about the virus today,…

China and a Renewed Transatlantic Alliance

The European Union is, as so often, attempting a difficult balancing act, oscillating between economic interests and a value-based foreign policy. Shortly after the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) was announced to be concluded in principle, it already seems…

How the Pandemic Brought a Surge in Multigenerational Living in the United States

It used to be that the path to the American Dream was pretty straightforward and clear. You grow up, get an education, and find a job. Then you leave your parents’ home and move into one of your own. There,…

Examining the Relationship Between Defunding the Police and Private Gun Ownership

If the horrific events of March 2021 are any indication, gun control is set to remain a hotbed issue in the US for the foreseeable future. In just seven days, the nation experienced a surge of gun violence, bookended by…

Exploring the Relationship Between Healthcare Professionals and Law Enforcement in America

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world, healthcare careers were a popular choice for millennials looking to make a difference in the world. As of 2018, 36% of millennials were employed in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. And…