inequality

While many people are enjoying a holiday and celebrating Columbus Day, we encourage you to examine what Columbus Day really honors.  Columbus Day celebrates an exploitative European who made a career off of brutally enslaving Indigenous people in the Caribbean.  This explorer’s discovery was the first in a long, tragic series of events in which…

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Recently Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general, applauded the 15-year global push to meet the Millennium Development Goals on poverty, education, gender equality, child mortality, maternal health, disease, the environment and global partnership. Amidst such praised effort, he cautioned that the world is still riven with inequality, something that is well-documented by a new UN…

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