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There is Still a Rise in AAPI Hate Crimes: Here is What We Can Do

Author: Teresa Mettela (Left Leaning) *Photo by Jason Leung from Unsplash: Rise Up With Asians Rally & March, donate at gofundme.com/aapi What’s happening in the AAPI community?  On March 16 2021, Robert Aaron Long drove to three spas in Atlanta, Georgia wielding a handgun he purchased the day before. He shot 9 people, 8 eight … Continue reading There is Still a Rise in AAPI Hate Crimes: Here is What We Can Do

Democratic Socialism Could be One of 2021’s Biggest Winners

Author: Luiza Cavalcante (Leftist) Before Judie Whitmer, a democratic socialist who won her election a few weeks ago to become chair of the Nevada Democratic Party could celebrate, she received an email from the party’s executive director. The message got straight to the point: the director would be quitting. So was every single other employee. … Continue reading Democratic Socialism Could be One of 2021’s Biggest Winners

Why do Older Immigrant Generations Tend to be Afraid of The COVID Vaccine?

Author: Teresa Mettela (Left Leaning) Immigrants during COVID According to the New York Times, approximately 955 new coronavirus deaths and 77,718 new cases were reported in the United States on April 1st. As of Friday morning, more than 30,562,800 people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus according to a New York … Continue reading Why do Older Immigrant Generations Tend to be Afraid of The COVID Vaccine?

Gen-Z & Millennials are Saving More and Spending Smarter

Author: Teresa Mettela (Left Leaning)  While millions of Americans are struggling through the economic depression brought on by the global pandemic, Gen Z and millennial consumers are benefiting financially. In fact, the coronavirus pandemic has turned many of our youngest generation into frugal spenders and avid savers. Since the shutdown of schools, restaurants, gyms, and … Continue reading Gen-Z & Millennials are Saving More and Spending Smarter

Addressing The Communist Party of China as an Asian American

(Left Leaning Contributor) We are on a collision course with China. With Chinese leader Xi Jinping telling soldiers to “prepare for war” and ordering bomber planes to infringe on Taiwan’s airspace, it is obvious that China is preparing to greatly expand its influence and territory in the coming years. These aspirational goals have already led … Continue reading Addressing The Communist Party of China as an Asian American

Working Class America’s Nearly Decade Long Fight For $15: Is This Where it Ends?

Author: Luiza Cavalcante (Leftist)  An unprecedented labor movement On November 29th 2012, 100 fast food workers in New York City walked out of their jobs in a push for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union. The largest strike in the history of the fast food industry, it served as … Continue reading Working Class America’s Nearly Decade Long Fight For $15: Is This Where it Ends?

Welcoming President Biden in 2021

AUTHOR: John Bedell (Democrat) Conversation is broken in the United States. Failed conversations have failed Americans. Broken conversations have halted progress, leaving a brighter more equitable future shattered on the ground amongst the failed attempts to find support for families currently struggling and for proper pandemic preparedness. 2020 was marked by pain, brokenness, and a … Continue reading Welcoming President Biden in 2021

Covid Long Haulers Tend to be Woman, People of Color, of all Ages and Underserved

Author: Luiza Cavalcante (Leftist) A recent study of 153 COVID-19 patients by Dr. Liam Townsend at Trinity College Dublin, has found that lingering symptoms (including fatigue, general ill-health, and breathlessness) are all common following COVID-19 infections regardless of the disease’s severity. The research shows that a whopping 62% of patients had not returned to full … Continue reading Covid Long Haulers Tend to be Woman, People of Color, of all Ages and Underserved

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The Problem With Consumer-Driven Charity: From Apple to (RED) to Conscious Step

Author: Luiza Cavalcante (Leftist) As consumers become more in tune with the environmental and societal ramifications of their purchases from unsustainable industries, a trend of consumer driven charity is on the rise.  It happens at the checkout counter when you’re asked to round up your total to end childhood cancer or when a company claims … Continue reading The Problem With Consumer-Driven Charity: From Apple to (RED) to Conscious Step

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