CULTURE, OPINION, POLITICS, WORLD ISSUES

Sri Lanka in Crisis – Here’s How You Can Help

Featured images by Manula Jayawardhana Sri Lanka is currently in a state of economic crisis due to the corrupt leadership of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. A series of protests have occurred in the island nation’s capital of Colombo, and throughout the country, in direct response to this corruption and economic mismanagement.  According to Colombo local Vinod […]

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EMPOWERMENT, POLITICS, RELIGION

Reimagining Resilience: Loving is our jihad

As we begin 2022, we reflect on the accomplishments, losses, and lessons of 2021. And as 2022 begins to look a little more like 2020-2, we remember our decision to name 2021 “The Year of Resilience.” As our team reflected on how resilient our communities are and have been, we also held the heaviness of […]

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OPINION, POLITICS, WORLD ISSUES

The Right to Vote

Featured Illustration: Melissa Koby Earlier this month, South Africa held local government elections (South Africa has a three-tier government system, i.e., national, provincial and municipal). In 1994 the country held its first democratic elections, ending almost fifty years of legalised racial discrimination and ushering in the African National Congress (ANC) government led by Nelson Mandela. […]

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EMPOWERMENT, OPINION, POLITICS

On the Digital Learning Gap in America

Featured Illustration: The Washington Post Disclaimer: Some names have been changed to protect the privacy of interview participants. . . . Modern technology is the future of education, but it’s a luxury many cannot afford. In the age of digital learning, how do we progress without leaving our peers behind? The digital learning gap is […]

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OPINION, POLITICS, WORLD ISSUES

A Question of Truth and Accessibility: Public Education in The Philippines

Over the past weeks, controversies and “unseen” raw footage involving the Marcoses have surfaced again online after Toni Gonzaga interviewed Bongbong Marcos, the son of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos on her channel. The endless circulation of these hullabaloos, commentaries, and conspiracies fueling furies between the fanatics — both the dilawans (Aquino supporters) and Marcos […]

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