Monday, November 11, 2019

Stop Policing our Bodies and Our Marches

It’s impossible to dismantle an oppressive system if you partner with its  agents. And yet, the Santa Cruz Women’s March (SCWM) is partnering with the...

Religious Health Care has No Place at UC

Illustration by Manne Green Doctors pledge to do no harm, but at Dignity Health piety outweighs medical responsibility. 

Waiting for Water

Illustration by Darin Connolly. By Sofia Solares Five years.  That’s how long...

Affirmative Action Must Stay

Few things are more unsettling to a privileged individual than feeling at a disadvantage. Privilege has a way of hiding itself in day-to-day life,...

Have you Heard of Herd Immunity?

In a society on the cutting edge of medical research and technology, the number and prevalence of diseases should be on the decline. Yet in 2019, diseases once considered eradicated are resurfacing.

Pipeline to Disaster

Stripping indigenous peoples of their lands is so frequent in history, it is almost routine. Today’s colonists are much the same as their 17th-century...

Eco Consumerism Won’t Save Us

Illustration by Franky Olivares A motto of 21st century environmentalism is to live simply and make sustainable choices,...

I Am Not a Doll

Illustration by Manne Green There is a difference between giving someone a compliment and exoticizing them.

Detention Centers Aren’t Daycares

Illustration by Manne Green It doesn’t matter if you’re 30 years old or 30 days old. To ICE,...

The Future is Green

As hurricanes, floods and wildfires ravage the Earth with unprecedented ferocity, it seems the desolation of humanity is fast approaching. Despite the imminent threat of...