Backyard Slavery

Backyard Slavery

Slavery, contrary to some people’s understanding, continues to exist in the form of human trafficking. Human trafficking is the forced exploitation of an individual, which includes offenses such as forced labor, sex, servitude, organ removal, and other abuses, and is...
The Normalization of Violence

The Normalization of Violence

President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to bring back waterboarding and the recently leaked draft of an executive order that proposed to reopen “black site” prisons may seem extreme to some; yet, a recent poll by the International Committee of the Red Cross showed...
Forgotten Conflicts

Forgotten Conflicts

Sadly, many people tend to forget that thousands are dying in places outside of the few countries that dominate the global news cycle. Though rarely discussed, there are conflicts in such places as Yemen, Nigeria, and Afghanistan. Despite the devastation that is...
World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013, UN World Wildlife Day serves to raise awareness and to advocate for the preservation of the world’s wild plants and animals. Given the current dangers of extinction and loss of habitat wildlife currently...