Xenophobia and racism have been endemic throughout American history, but the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted how it affects the Asian American community in the United States. From suffering Asian-owned businesses to high rates of unemployment to lacking government programs, learn more about how the Asian American community is battling both discrimination and the pandemic.
From CVS to Vons, most pharmacies or grocery stores will have a section dedicated to miscellaneous vitamins, some of which you didn’t even know existed. Although maintaining proper vitamin and mineral levels is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, this article will take a look at whether expensive over-the-counter supplements are worth their price and if you should continue to buy.
Cultural appropriation is so often seen as a social justice issue when it is also a business issue—how can it not be one when the action itself regards profiting from other cultures?
CEO to employee compensation ratios have increased seventeen-fold within the past five decades, helping propagate an increase in wealth inequality in the United States. But how much should CEOs reward themselves, relative to their employees? We examine two case studies of companies that stand on opposite ends of the issue.
The Texas blackouts seem to be an isolated problem that happened due to unpleasant weather, but examining the whole story reveals significant systemic racism and problems in the state’s infrastructure.
The term sustainable has been growing exponentially in the fashion industry as consumers become more conscious of how their clothes are made. This article won’t focus on all of the environmental damage caused by the textile and fashion industry but will rather focus on what individual consumers can do to improve their own shopping habits from the bottom up.
As the United States attempts to build back the economy in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, debate over raising the federal minimum wage rages in Congress. What will this measure cost us? How much will it help? We explore this and more in the following article as we make the case for why we need a $15 federal minimum wage.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed huge gaps in access to healthcare, especially in marginalized communities. Could healthcare tech startups be a potential solution to the holes within the U.S. healthcare system? This article examines the opportunities and challenges that these startups face in navigating the complex healthcare landscape.