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…

Corporate Social Responsibility Trend

“Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails” -Responsible Business Summit. This quote illustrates the evolution of businesses – from for-profit entities to organizations with meaningful connections. The definition of a self-regulating business model that helps a company…

Draconian Abortion Laws in Poland

In 1956, Poland legalised abortion in cases in which the woman was living under “difficult living conditions”. In practice, however, women seeking an abortion were almost always accepted and throughout the ‘60s and ‘70s, Polish women could simply request an…

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…

India’s Crackdown on Freedom of Information during the Pandemic:

Since the start of the pandemic, many countries have been accused of falsifying statistics and silencing whistleblowers; however, unsurprisingly, most of those countries were already infamous for curbing free speech even before the pandemic.  So, how did the pandemic worsen…