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Education, Health, K - 12, Mental Health, Policy, Teaching, Uncategorized, Wellness

School Climate: Creating Spaces Conducive to Children’s Learning

We often talk about a student’s love of learning as being crucial for their success in school. But what about their love of school itself? In recent years, educators have begun thinking more and more about the impact that a school’s feeling can have on how well children perform, something […]

International Affairs, International Bodies, Uncategorized

Parliament To Lead Brexit, Not Prime Minister

A female philanthropist and investment manager is leading the movement to challenge Britain’s current process for leaving the European Union. Gina Miller, a British activist with an appetite for campaigning against hidden fund charges in the City of London, and exposing irresponsible investment funds for malpractice, argued that without legislation passed […]

Environment, Environmental Policy, Politics, Uncategorized

What About the Paris Agreement? November 2016: A Tipping Point

A year ago this December, I was standing in la Place du Pantheon in the fifth arrondissement of Paris, surrounded by a circle of colossal icebergs melting quickly in the uncharacteristically warm winter weather.  I was an intern for Artists4ClimateParis, a government-funded project commissioning and installing climate-themed art in the […]

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 […]