Human Rights

Discrimination, Economy, Penn

A Brief History of Racism in Redlining

Redlining [red-lahy-ning]: noun: a discriminatory practice by which banks, insurance companies, etc., refuse or limit loans, mortgages, insurance, etc., within specific geographic areas, especially inner-city neighborhoods. (via dictionary.com) The practice of redlining in cities across the United States, including Philadelphia, started with the creation of the Federal Housing Administration in […]

Human Rights, International Affairs, Legal Reform, Politics, Uncategorized

Poland Backs Down From Near-Total Abortion Ban After Massive Protest

Abortion has often been a controversial subject throughout the past century, in different societies. In many countries abortion is still illegal, rendering women who continue with the procedure at higher risk, due to harmful and unverified abortion methods. Some countries have adopted the abortion law, which permits, prohibits, restricts, or […]