Yash Bhutada
Yash Bhutada
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Fast-Food Workers Will Strike On August 29 — Here's What You Need to Know

A national strike by fast-food employees is set to take place on August 29. Here are three important points to keep in mind as these workers plan to stand up for themselves.

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Will This New Website Force the Mainstream Media to Listen to Youth Activists?

A new digital platform for activists, artists, and writers under the age of 26 hopes to build a global community of social justice storytelling . Old-school outlets, take note.
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Supreme Court Affirmative Action: Why We Still Need It Today

As affirmative action is challenged in the courts, can American colleges afford to move past active efforts to increase campus diversity?
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Mother's Day 2013: Paid Maternity Leave is a Must For Moms

The United States is one of just three countries in the world to not require paid maternity leave. How could this be good for moms?

Social Media Can Harm and Interfere With Political Activism

Social media has created an incredible platform to express our thoughts and amplify our voices. But during the process, we have forgotten what it means to truly be an activist.
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Kermit Gosnell Trial: 4 Most Shocking Stories From the "Abortion House Of Horrors"

Here are four heart-wrenching and triggering stories that everyone should know about the Kermit Gosnell case.

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5 Most Bizarre Arguments Against Marriage Equality

Anti-gay marriage advocates generally don't have a lot of coherent arguments in their arsenal, but some of them are especially bad. Here are five of the worst.
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: What Society Can Do to Help Victims

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We should be doing whatever we can to figure out how to help survivors heal, as well as rehabilitate offenders.

Women's Health Advocates Have Dropped the Ball On Emergency Contraception

VAWA not explicitly guaranteeing emergency contraception to women is a serious threat to women’s reproductive rights on multiple levels.
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Solving Global Poverty May Start With Ending Gender Inequality

The most effective starting point to resolve issues of poverty is mitigating the inequalities that affects over half of the world’s population – women.
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70% Of Americans Want Birth Control to Be Free

Despite the multiple lawsuits filed against the Obamacare birth control mandate, a majority of Americans believe that the cost of birth control should be covered under insurance plans.