The much-loved children's book The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr has been accused of perpetuating gender stereotypes and inequalities which could lead to abuse and rape, say campaigners. This is my take on the argument.
The fashion statement of displaying underclothes or need behinds is rooted in rape and control issues.
A millioin unmarried pregnant women were forced to give up their children during the 20th century.
Women have historically suffered discrimination and oppression in society and even in religion. The Baha'i Faith though is a strong advocate of gender parity, the education of girls, empowerment of women and enhancement of female rights. It is a religion founded by Baha'u'llah in the 19th century.
Current growth rates in the population are unsustainable, but can we do anything to stem the growth?
Life in the middle of America is supposed to be safe, insulated from the coasts and diseases, far from where the maddening crowd is. Not anymore. With the annual summer influx of people from all across our country, it has become a hotbed for COVID-19.
A look into how virtue signalling does more harm than good, primarily stifling debate and preventing progress on social issues.
Many of the homeless in Bakersfield have sought refuge in the public parks. They provide a place with access to benches and shade, and even grills to cook food. Often there is access to water for hygiene or thirst. The parks represent a place where people can gather and feel safe.
Are humans facing near-term human extinction due to global warming? Some scientists believe we do face an existential threat from global warming as positive feedback loops kick in and increase the rate of global warming and its negative impacts.
For the homeless, home is where you can find it sometimes. This may mean an abandoned building or a public park. Here are some stories of some of Bakersfield's homeless. Some of these characters are amusing and unforgettable. Most of their stories are tragic.
News reports about anti-colonial changes in Canada that began in May 2021.
A Blue Ocean Event (BOE) is when the Arctic Ocean changes from being covered in ice year-round to being mostly ice-free blue water for a period of time during warm months. This will cause severe on humans and the environment.
The Big Cat Public Safety Act is one of the biggest pieces of legislation in a long time that could change the game for wildlife. The Senate Bill would protect big cats, prohibit private ownership of them, and end cub side attractions where people take pictures with them, hold them, and pet them.
The Uighurs are experiencing blatant human right abuses at the hands of the Chinese government. As such, they need someone to fight for them, to fight for their liberties, to fight for their safety.
Urban sprawl, the Urban Heat Island Effect, and green roofs in Atlanta.
The "Karen" seems to be a new part of the modern American vocabulary, Usually applied to middle-aged white females who seem to lash out at people who are going about their own business. Is this name warranted? Please read the entire article before you judge my piece.
The public school system, in its efforts to prepare students for adult life, in many cases is contributing to the opposite. Narrow course offerings and an overdone "support program" mentality make public education quite lackluster.
Join me for a lively discussion about economics and social status.
Natural disasters have existed over the last century and presented devastating effects.
Underneath the glitter was a scathing array of body shaming and sexualized products aimed at Millennial girls that have led to something of a revolt.
"Take eggs, for example. It doesn't matter whether they're white or brown on the outside. In the end, they're all the same on the inside."
Why does the state choose to ignore and hide the global crisis that is violence against women? I analyze the correlation between the predicament of systemic racism and existing as a woman in today's age and the effects of neocolonialism.
Among a new generation of young conservatives, addressing the substantial risks associated with global warming and the substantial climate change it's causing is becoming a priority.
There are differing views about the impacts different forms of media have on adolescent behaviors. Some researchers express there is a link between children developing aggressive tendencies from video game playing, while others disagree.
Is the recent global warming being caused by natural variations in the Earth’s climate or have mankind’s activities on Earth played a significant role in the global warming observed since the later part of the 20 century?
Pregnancy in modern society is treated as a medical issue, where conception, gestation, birth, and genetic inheritance are monitored, examined, and controlled by experts in the medical field.
The following article discusses the history of pregnancy as a medical concept and historical changes of how pregnancy was treated, from the time female midwives dominated the field to the shift of a male-dominated doctoral profession.
The coronavirus pandemic forces us to take a hard look at many aspects of society, which has led to some uncomfortable discoveries. A lack of trust in water supplies is on that list.