The World Cup: Profits over Passion?

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“But I realize that these 90 minutes that many fans and I cherish so much are not as revered by the organizations and companies that have financial and political stakes in this game. Through our love for this beautiful game, I realize that all 5 billion of us are continually being used as pawns by organizations such as FIFA and its sub-regional organizations…”

Summary of “this season: banned books”

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“According to the ALA, the overwhelming majority of banned materials in 2021 were books (82%), but media like film and exhibits were also included. Additionally, parents are the number one initiator of challenges, followed by patrons and boards/administrations. Only 1% of challenges were initiated by students.”

Finding a Way to Serve: Our Board President’s 9/11 Story

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“Across the 80th floor (as we found out later) was a huge, dark slash where the left wing of the airplane cut through. Then in the middle was a gaping, smoking hole, a rough circumference of the aircraft fuselage…. We were stunned. People tried to call family and friends to make sure they were safe. But it wouldn’t be long before cell service dropped dramatically.”

The Dangers of Crossing the U.S./Mexico Border

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“It’s hard for people to sympathize when we don’t always know the full story. These people have sacrificed so much to get here and yet we still don’t value them. This country is known to be ‘The Land of the Free.’ These people deserve to know what it’s like to experience a little bit of autonomy, they deserve it.”

A Snapshot of Algorithmic Activism: Spotlighting Encode Justice

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“The overturning of Roe v. Wade has raised some concerns about the use of facial recognition outside of reproductive health clinics. This era of surveillance and criminalization infringes on citizens’ constitutional rights, shifting the position of cisgender women and individuals with a uterus from victim to criminal.”

A Mother’s Prerogative: An Interview with Reverend Marguerite Morris Interview (Part 2)

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“I have to maintain that there’s hope, because that’s about faith… People so often, when they don’t see it right away, or they try it one time and it doesn’t work [they give up]… But the thing is: longevity and determination will get you further than a quick answer.”

A Mother’s Prerogative: An Interview with Reverend Marguerite Morris (Part 1)

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“It’ll be great to get some sort of media coverage to the fact that maybe persons saw something 10 years ago, but because it was ruled a suicide, they didn’t say something. Because there’s no way that the things that happened that night, that somebody didn’t see something.”

A Snapshot of Youth Climate Activism

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“I think the lack of recognition of BIPOC climate activists is a huge issue. I think a lot of attention has been given to Greta [Thunberg], and more recently Peter Kalmus, and they deserve it, but is a shame that there are so many people of color who have also been doing the work, especially on a community level, that go completely unrecognized…”

“Do not draw your attention away from Chernobyl” (Part One)

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“…We are constantly warned by experts that this is a serious issue that requires our careful attention, and almost every time they are dismissed. Just like the Soviet Union, we as a global community are being afforded opportunity after opportunity to take Chernobyl seriously. And, like the Soviet government, we are not seizing those opportunities.”

Acts of Care: A Conversation with Chef Jenny Dorsey (Part Two)

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“Because change happens so slowly over a period of time, I sometimes wonder when we look at the Civil Rights marches and we know that they were hugely impactful right now, 50 years later, but at the time how did everyone in them feel? I wonder if they also felt unsure of the future and if this was going to create real change.”

Acts of Care: A Conversation with Chef Jenny Dorsey (Part One)

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“I think overall food is an act of care. Cooking is an act of care… Food can take on so many different meanings, which is why people care about it so much. It can very much be a really loving act of care, but also it can be a very negative, really painful, really like… it can stir up a lot of things.”

My American-Ecuadorian Identity Crisis

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“Whenever I would go back and forth from Ecuador to the United States I would always hear [my cousins] say “Mis primos son de los Estados Unidos” with such pride. However, what they don’t understand is the huge identity crisis that so many children of immigrant parents go through.”

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