Human Trafficking, A Boots on the Ground Perspective

While most people have heard of human trafficking, they dismiss it as another media headline in a seemingly endless parade of negative news. Human trafficking is better described as modern-day slavery, and is a dilemma that I have seen first-hand in countries around the world. The Palermo Protocols…

Here Is Our Stance: Black Lives Matter

It was a shot heard across the world, the death of George Floyd that is. It was a fire that ignited the frustration of thousands, even millions. And yet this frustration is one that has been brewing for hundreds of years. Time and time again, we see another…

Debunking the Notion of Individual Agency in Structural Poverty

Written by Salaar Maghazeh One may often witness how our society bemoans the supposed laziness or individual ineptitude of those in poverty, citing individual choices as the reason for their destitute conditions. As ammo for what is essentially “f**k the poor” in perhaps more elegant and elaborate form,…