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Is it really progress?

After reading such a thorough history of sustainability from Caradonna last week, I decided to delve into academic journals on the subject for this week’s blog post.  858 more words


Lady Power?

So, there’s this Greek play, called Lysistrata. It’s an easy read and relatively short (especially as Ancient Greek literature goes), however, it doesn’t make it into the High School curriculum much, and if you’ve read it, you know why. 1,215 more words

Gluten-free Monday: Group Meals

One of the toughest issues I’ve encountered with gluten-intolerance is what to do when faced with a cafeteria or group meal situation. In a sense, I guess I am lucky to have realized my gluten-intolerance later in life, as sometimes happens. 463 more words


A Call to Action

It is our first full day in Haiti.  As a global health fellow with UCSF I have traveled here with global health fellows across the country to be introduced to Partners in Health (PIH) and to Haiti. 1,535 more words

Global Health

Leaked! Memo from "The Man" to White America

TO: White America

FROM: The Man

DATE: 8/18/2014

SUBJECT: RE: Ferguson News – A Reminder on Racial Discourse


Dear Caucasians,


As you may have noticed, the events taking place in Ferguson, Missouri have been dominating news headlines and fueling conversation among peers in social media.  1,056 more words

Social Good

Injustice for Potential Refugees reaching the Mexican-American Border

My heart goes out to the thousands of minors and families coming to the U.S. from Central America in search of safer livelihoods. My parents escaped the turmoil and violence of El Salvador during the horrific Civil War in the 1980s.  728 more words

Equality In Nature

The Virtual Community: Social Economies

Howard Rheingold’s exploration of the gift economy in The Virtual Community tied in really well with the foundation of Jean Baudrillard’s idealized space of symbolic exchange, which I’ll be analyzing in a separate post. 756 more words