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Muslim women around Europe are no strangers to having their bodies legislated. Under the guise of the European culture of “enlightenment” and “individualism,” multiple European countries have sought to regulate women who choose to wear traditional Islamic head coverings (Note: For the purposes of this piece, terms like “headscarf”, “head covering”, “burqa”, and “hijab” areContinue reading “Islam’s Europe Problem”
It seems like every week that goes by reveals a new dimension of our lives that has been drastically altered by the coronavirus pandemic. The political and economic implications of the virus have both received ample attention, but the human costs of the pandemic continue to come to light in devastating forms. Recently, NPR reported a story about 15Continue reading “Seeking Asylum: COVID-19 and the Refugee Crisis”
There isn’t much that $1.21 will get you these days. Sure, a little something from McDonald’s or maybe some time at a downtown parking meter. But what if I told you that if you converted that handful of change into a euro…yes, just a single euro…you could buy a house. If you’re a millennial likeContinue reading “The best $1.21 you will ever spend…”