Disabilities and the Pandemic

By Daria Valova-Lynch Policy only moves when people put their bodies on the line. While many Britons and Americans are rejoicing at life returning to some kind of “normalcy” after over a year of the Covid pandemic, others feel left behind and, more than that, feel their lives are being put at risk. For people…

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The Dangerous Impact COVID-19 Is Having On Human Rights

By Amanda Friedland Everyone is affected by Covid-19 in some form.  While many of our lives have been inconvenienced through limitations on gatherings and dining, there are millions of people facing a human rights crisis amid this ongoing pandemic. “Across the globe, illiberal or authoritarian regimes are using the pandemic as a pretext to crack…

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Is Artificial Soil the Next Green Revolution in Farming?

By Amanda Friedland Food security is one of the largest issues faced by many nations. That is why it is a central part of Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger. Huge strides have been made through improved crops and farming techniques. Now, researchers in the Arabian Gulf are working toward another breakthrough that could have…

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