At its most basic level, the fairest system of voting most accurately reflects the principle of one person one vote.  According to that standard, does the American system measure up and when it discriminates, does it discriminate fairly?  For example,

In 2020, COVID-19 touched our lives in nearly every way, everywhere, as countries went into lockdown and restricted movement to contain the spread of the virus. As doors closed and isolation began, reports of all forms of violence against women

Violence against women and girls is one of the world’s most prevalent human rights violations, taking place every day, many times over, in every corner of the globe. It has serious short- and long-term physical, economic and psychological consequences on

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests have been erupting across the globe for almost two months, releasing with them the frustrations of millions of Black people, fighting in what seems like a never-ending battle for equality, justice, and the

People across Nigeria and beyond have taken to the streets in a show of popular anger against police brutality. For nearly two weeks, protestors have voiced their outrage against the country’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), which they accuse of massive

For decades, the Yaigojé Apaporis Indigenous People in Colombia’s lower Apaporis River Basin worked to get their traditional lands formally recognized by the government and secured from outside threats. Initially protected as the Yaigojé Apaporis Reserve, it was also declared

The first time a police officer was placed inside a public school in The States was during the 1950's in Flint, Michigan. In this role, this officer - like many others at the time - was actively surveilling Black and

Over the course of the last 50 years, identity politics has steadily started to take centre stage in mainstream political discourse. Individuals are relating to each other, not through geographical location, but through the lived experiences that their socio-political condition

As the head of the catholic church and the leader of the largest ongoing historical institution today — with 1.6 billion people — it is indisputable that Pope Francis is in a position of tremendous power and influence. And influential

A Brief History of Woke Culture “Staying woke,” a phrase unheard of before 2014, began to gain traction after the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mississippi. It was used as a word of caution. It meant,

COVID-19 continues to sweep across the world, and has now spread from the developed world to the global South. With rural populations making up three-quarters of the world’s poor, the impact of the pandemic will inevitably be most devastating in developing

Black Lives Matter — a Video Inquiry to Understand the BLM movement. As an Iranian-American and Impakter’s video editor, I sought to understand the BLM movement from a non-black minority’s perspective. I spoke with a handful of volunteers who were kind enough

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