Resolving the Dangers of Food Insecurity During a Pandemic

Writer’s Note: During a pandemic, one of the lessons we learn is to value the hard work and selfless efforts of essential workers. They are truly heroic to sacrifice themselves during a time when we need them the most. Thank you to all Essential Workers at the FRESH…
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The Time to Care

  By Óscar Fernando García This article was supposed to be about the contract win between American Federation of State, County and Municipal employees (AFSCME), the union that represents the 16,000 patient care and 10,000 service workers employed by the University of California and the UC system. But…

The Effects of a Disastrous Fire Calls for a Grassroots Movement

Although COVID-19 is the focus of attention on all ends of the spectrum, it is difficult to remember what we talked about the pre-Coronavirus pandemic. Social media platforms’ algorithms have taken away the importance and attention of additional pressing matters that are also taking place. So remember to…

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,…