How To Get Ahead in Your Political Pursuit

Politics plays a crucial role in society. Its importance makes people like you want to get involved. The problem is, being a successful politician takes skill and resources. Since it can be difficult to make it in the political field, the process might be intimidating, especially for newcomers.

If you’re hoping to get into politics, you have to go in prepared.… [Read more]

The Environmental Upside of Covid-19 and How to Make it Last

The temperatures recorded in 2020 showed an increase of 1.2 degree Celsius, compared to the era between 1850 and 1900. The World Meteorological Organisation warns that the figure is likely to escalate. According to the estimations, we will observe the difference of 1.5 degree Celsius within the next five years.

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WMO also says that with the trend from before Covid, average temperatures could rise between 3 and 5 degrees Celsius until 2100.… [Read more]

Ways to Ensure the Demand for Healthcare Jobs is Met

At some point in our lives, all of us are dependent upon the healthcare system to some degree or another. Whether it is at our birth, during health scares, routine check-ups, or end-of-life medical needs — the healthcare system will end up playing a role. This is especially true in this day and age as a greater percentage of our population is reaching its senior years than ever before and we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.  … [Read more]

Natech Disasters Are on the Rise In 2021

Natural disasters hit a record high in 2020. Wildfires swept the western U.S. with devastating force and decimated millions of acres of land, a record-breaking number of hurricanes and cyclones tore up the east coast, and the world hit a new high temperature. Climate anxiety—much like the climate temperature itself—is at an all-time high. 

These natural disasters in the U.S.… [Read more]

Workers’ Rights in the Current Administration

Still in the throes of a pandemic, workers’ rights in the United States have been in a questionable position. Resolutions to safeguard workers is dependent on President Biden’s cabinet, continued COVID-19 stimulus efforts, and legal protections for the unionization of all kinds of workers. 

Labor rights during the pandemic can mean the difference between protecting workers or putting them at risk for corporate interests.… [Read more]

How Solar Energy Is Becoming More Accessible

Studies show that in the last decade, solar use has increased at an average annual growth rate of 49% and continues to rise. Under President Biden’s new administration that has already had press conferences in which climate change has been a central point, more discussion on non-coal forms of energy can be expected.

How can citizens get involved in halting damage to the environment and slowing climate change?… [Read more]

Skills We Should Be Teaching Our Kids During Lockdown

This past year has been challenging, to say the least. For those of us with children, there have been additional struggles due to the necessity of school closures or balancing childcare while working from home. The costs associated with this have already disproportionately affected the financially strained middle classes. Needless to say, these issues have been met with very little government support or guidance.    … [Read more]

4 Things Our Communities Can Do to Provide Legal Aid to Low-Income and Disabled People

There are currently 61 million disabled individuals in the United States, and this population is often denied healthcare and necessary coverage. In recent years, the Trump administration rolled back many protections for disabled individuals, including ADA protections, and made it harder for people to file for disability and social security income. While there is still that must be done to turn around years of oppression that the disabled experience, some things are turning around now that President-Elect Biden plans to reform social security and supplemental income. However,… [Read more]

The Systems and Legislation We Need to Protect Children

As COVID continues to spread around the world, the topic of public health is of paramount importance. But it would be a mistake to view the novel coronavirus pandemic solely in regards to physical health: the virus is also linked (directly and indirectly) to poor mental health, including anxiety and depression. 

Children have been especially hard hit in terms of mental health, post-COVID, as they may be more likely to experience abuse, neglect, and/or household dysfunction in the wake of shelter-in-place orders and social distancing mandates.… [Read more]

Preventive Health Habits During a Pandemic

Western life has never been more toxic than it is currently, two decades into the 21st century. Everything from a growing dependence on fast food to increasingly unclean air and water to the vitriolic hate surrounding every single political interaction has left Americans in an unhealthy stupor.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and burnt out by simply being alive right now, you’re definitely not alone.… [Read more]