Tag Archive: capitalism

Climate Change.

There are people who’d argue that overpopulation is the biggest threat to climate change and it’s definitely something to look at. The population has come close to doubling since 1980 but the discussion… Continue reading

Starbucks Red Holiday Cups.

Every year, there are many things that people get excited about as far as Starbucks drinks – pumpkin spice lattes in October/early fall and the holiday drinks and cups are probably some of… Continue reading

Gentrification.

A few months ago, a friend of mine asked me about gentrification and how he could not participate in it as as a cis white middle class man (basically he’s definition of privilege). And… Continue reading

Depression, Anxiety, and Capitalism.

When I first started looking into getting help with my struggle with depression, I initially wanted to be treated to be more productive and nothing more. A part of my depression was fueled by… Continue reading

Quinoa.

As a middle class hipster vegetarian, you would think that I’d be all over quinoa because of the fact that it’s high in protein and I’m not so much… Quinoa has been growing… Continue reading

Classism and Welfare.

Classism within the US is particularly interesting in the way in which we as a society tend to blame people in poverty and lower income brackets for their struggles rather than realizing how… Continue reading

#BlackWomenEqualPay

Today, the hashtag #BlackWomenEqualPay on Twitter has been taking about the intersection of race and gender in regards to wages and money. Sarah Mirk wrote an article about five facts to know today… Continue reading

Beauty Norms.

Through years and generations and centuries of violent colonialism, white supremacy, and imperialism, the US has gotten really great at whitewashing beauty norms and normalizing beauty norms to mean a specific set of… Continue reading

Protests Against Shell Oil Rig in Seattle

Over the past few days and weeks, protesters in and around Seattle and the Puget Sound have been protesting the Shell oil rig that will be sent up to the Arctic for drilling. Some… Continue reading

Climate Change

A few years ago while I was a senior in high school, a friend of mine mentioned that she found it odd that no one had challenged a science teacher about climate change… Continue reading