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Miesiąc: styczeń 2021

Capitol Riots – white supremacists challenge to America
Najlepsze, Społeczeństwo

Capitol Riots – white supremacists challenge to America

The coup d’état attempt at the Capitol was a display of White privilege we should have seen coming. On January the 6th, 2021, soon after we have enthusiastically welcomed the new year and the United States have welcomed their new government lead by elect-president Joe Biden and vice-president Kamala Harris, events unfolded which put the security of American democracy in question. During a session of Congress certifying Joe Biden’s electoral victory, a group of pro-Trump rioters, armed with guns and bearing the infamous Stars and Bars, stormed into the Capitol in order to block Biden’s win. “We just saw an attempted coup d’etat. Blame Trump. Blame his Republican enablers.” writes Eugene Robinson for The Washington Post. Attempted coup d’état On footages run across soci...
Women rights in El Salvador – 30 years in prison for miscarriage
Najlepsze, Społeczeństwo

Women rights in El Salvador – 30 years in prison for miscarriage

Considering the latest events in Poland, it would be valuable to stop and wonder, where our country is heading. On 22 October, the Constitutional Court deemed abortion in case of severe fetus defects unconstitutional. Some politicians also declared that they would fight for further limitations, that is to illegalize abortion in case of rape. It was definitely not the first time someone tried to vastly limit women’s bodily autonomy. In 2016, women all over Poland took to the streets to protest against a citizens’ bill initiative ‘Zatrzymaj aborcję’ (eng. Stop the abortion). In times when the politics steadily shift towards restraining women’s body sovereignty, people should look at countries where this has already happened. Harsh abortion law In 1998, El Salvador has changed i...