social issues Tag

After the massive break out of the deadly viral of coronavirus, governments across the globe decided to dramatically curtail bars, restaurants, and clubs in order to stop the spread of the disease. Left with no choice since many people were still outside dining, ignoring the severity of the situation, the government chose to take some severe steps. However, some responsible citizens took matters in their...

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wake up now to fight climate-change.

Global warming can be defined as the rise in average surface temperatures on Earth. Experts say that global warming is primarily due to the human use of fossil fuels, which releases carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the air. The gases trap heat within the atmosphere. This has a range of effects on ecosystems, including rising sea levels, severe weather events, climate change and...

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“Affirmative action” means positive steps taken to increase the representation of women and minorities in areas of employment, education, and culture from which they have been historically excluded. The outcomes of public and private affirmative action programs in the past have been mixed yet they are probably negative on the balance. Affirmative actions in American society are popularly believed to have been a product of...

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Jewish

Israel has for long been a controversial topic in world news. From being exiled by the Romans to the atrocities of World War 2, Jews have lived through the toughest of times. Located in the middle-east, Israel has always been despised by the other countries in the Gulf. The Iran–Israel proxy war and Iran–Israel Cold War is bound in the political struggle of Iranian leadership...

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Fertility is one of the topics which has had a huge amount of dogma attached to it. The subject suffers a lot of misconceptions and myths which in turn has led to the poor health of the male and female bodies. To break this stigma, scientists thought that breaking the fourth wall between scientific studies and sexually active people is necessary.   A couple of decades ago,...

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The military of a country is often seen as the institution that embodies national pride. With a global rise of right-wing nationalism, the armed forces have been brought to the forefront as the sacrifices of soldiers are valorised in popular culture. Despite those within these forces often complaining of the futility of war, their tragic reality is that they have been reduced to pawns in...

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When I was a child, my visits to the family general physician were way different from what I experience today. The first stark difference from my present experience is that my doctor was not someone valued solely for the degrees on his wall; rather he was considered an extension of the family. Everyone from my immediate to my extended family considered his word the gospel...

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Periodically, modern society is shaken to its core by a heinous crime that often questions one’s faith in the people around them. It is foolish to assume that such crimes only come about on rare occasions. In fact, crimes like murder, dismemberings, rapes, among others, have multiple victims daily. The difference between those and the ones we shall focus on is that by lottery, some...

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It is only apparent when we look deeper into the extent of medical help that is provided to the students with financial problems, how healthcare assistance is a privilege and not a service. Rani Viroja observed this unfortunate situation for the students when she saw patients having their teeth pulled without a local anaesthetic and yet, expressing their gratitude after the procedure.   Viroja, who worked in...

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