The Cognizant Citizen: Argentina Abortion Bill

On August 9th, 2018 Argentina’s Senate rejected the landmark bill that sought legalization of abortions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Argentinian lawmakers debated the complete legalization of abortion for more than 15 hours and voted 38 against to 31 for. From the senate, 14 female and 24 male senators voted against the bill.... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: Bangladesh Protests

“There’s blanket media censorship, and cellular data is down. Everyone all over the world should write to their local and national news and urge them to cover this. Don’t let this ‘Night of Pencils’ of our generation go unnoticed.” u/saad_z06 [Reddit]   On the 29th of July, two Bangladeshi students were run over by a... Continue Reading →

If Santa Claus Were a Teenage Girl

On a crisp wintry evening, Mr. Claus, adorned in limited edition red Uggs, sits by the fireplace in his North Pole mansion. Taking a long sip from his caramel macchiato, he tears open another envelope from his mail. This time of the year was understandably busy but it didn’t help that he had procrastinated on... Continue Reading →

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