United Airlines: Poor PR and Censorship

On April 10th, a video was released from a passenger on a United Airlines flight showing a man being forcibly removed from his seat. The passenger was visible distraught after being pulled and dragged down the aisle of the plane. The airline posted a response to the incident on their twitter account. United CEO response to United Express Flight 3411. https://t.co/rF5gNIvVd0— United (@united) April 10, … Continue reading United Airlines: Poor PR and Censorship

American Sign Language and Music Accessibility

A few day ago, Vox.com released a piece call “How sign language innovators are bringing music to the deaf”  featuring ASL interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego In the video Gallego describes the issue of the partially deaf or deaf community not being able to fully enjoy music like other able people can. She notes on the signal gesture of “music” interpreters use and the very unimaginative direct translation … Continue reading American Sign Language and Music Accessibility

Refugee Policy: From The Perspective of Angelina Jolie

February 2nd, Celebrity and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie wrote in The New York Times regarding the direction policies should have towards refugees, particularly within the United States. The opinion article Angelina Jolie: Refugee Policy Should Be Based in Facts, Not Fear uses a personal narrative to explain the decades of US government reactions to refugees. Jolie points out the repetitive bias nature on policies, and the xenophobic (fear … Continue reading Refugee Policy: From The Perspective of Angelina Jolie

Last Week Tonight: Police Accountability

‘Black Lives Matter’ has been a movement that has was in the news a lot in the past year and a half. Of all protests, demonstrations, and outcry, police accountability is a running demand from the movement. John Oliver dissects cases within the United States where there has been issues with transparency of information and following procedural steps when addressing holding police accountable for ANY … Continue reading Last Week Tonight: Police Accountability

Adam Ruins Everything: War on Drugs Explained

‘Adam Ruins Everything’ is based off of the College Humor sketch that is now featured as a full length television show on truTV. Adam’s show looks at debunking myths and/or deconstructing everyday topics. In this clip, Adam goes over a summary of how marijuana became illegal in the United States. It’s interesting to hear how the baseless the push to make marijuana illegal was, and … Continue reading Adam Ruins Everything: War on Drugs Explained

“What Are You?”: Identity Politics and Multi-Racial Experiences

I saw this video today, and I fell in love. This video interviewed four multi-racial people describing their experiences with being multi-racial. How they identify even filling out forms, interactions at bars, and “being the answer to racism”. What do you think? Did they mention anything you or someone you know could relate to? Comment below on your thoughts! Continue reading “What Are You?”: Identity Politics and Multi-Racial Experiences

#ThatsHarassment

  On March 31st, David Schwimmer released a series of videos featuring sexual harassment scenarios women face on a day to day basis. These videos are apart of a sexual harassment prevention initiative Schwimmer is heading to inform the public in a more realistic way exactly how casual harassment can look like. During his interview on The View April 4th, Schwimmer stated he wanted to … Continue reading #ThatsHarassment

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Rupi Kaur’s “milk and honey”

Updated Rupi Kaur is a 24 year old Punjabi-Canadian author. Originally famous for her work as an Insta-poet, she is more known now for her most recent publication milk and honey.  The book is a collection of her poetry that’s met with her own drawings themed to each piece. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤love love love love to you all. we are powerful. ‬brilliant. ‬and taking no ones shit #WomensMarch A … Continue reading Women’s History Month Spotlight: Rupi Kaur’s “milk and honey”

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Claire L’Heureux-Dubé CC GOQ and Implied Consent

Claire L’Heureux is a French- Canadian female judge of the Supreme Court of Canada. She was a trailbrazer in terms of redefining Canadian legislation regarding application towards women. She was a part of the final decision of  R v Ewanchuk, [1999] , a case which it’s decision massively aided terms of consent within Canada as it reviewed the terminology of explicit versus implied consent. The case … Continue reading Women’s History Month Spotlight: Claire L’Heureux-Dubé CC GOQ and Implied Consent