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Organized Labor Defeat

Unions were created as a means to protect workers after the industrial revolution. They established safe working conditions to avoid disasters like The Triangle Shirtwaste Factory Fire, to restrict child employment, and to establish fair wages. We have to thank unions for the 40 hour work week, bathroom and regular breaks, and job security. Despite... Continue Reading →

Social Media and Perception

Information technology has created a vast platform to share important information across the globe. Through technological advancements we have been able to use social media platforms to share stories across continents, sell items and services, spread awareness, and start social movements. I am grateful for these technological advancements, especially as a blogger and activist. Although... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

I used the last few weeks to recharge after finals, only two more semesters to go until I earn my graduate degree. In taking this break, I was able to channel some of my creativity into how I want to go forward with my blog. I do not want to narrow my focus on one... Continue Reading →

Easy & Tasty Short Bread Recipe

I have been extremely busy this semester with working and grad school, so I don't always have time for my hobbies. Those hobbies being writing, baking, and interior design (no, I'm not 75 years old). Between writing papers and writing reports for work, I have not had much time to express my creativity or release... Continue Reading →

A Witch and her Womb: A Modern Day Witch Hunt.

The Salem Witch Trials In the mid-1600s, hundreds of women were accused and hanged for being  "a witch" in Massachusetts. Puritanical and European ideals of gender bias provided the perfect backdrop for mass hysteria surrounding the autonomy of women and their station in life. This means that certain women were targeted as being witches depending... Continue Reading →

Doth Protest Too Much?

Oh what controversy protesting during the National Anthem has been! Right now, it's all we seem to talk about. It all started in 2016 when Colin Kaepernick began protesting during the National Anthem at football games, as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. In August of 2016 Kaepernick began protesting the systematic racial inequalities... Continue Reading →

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