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Roe v. Wade (1973)

Case During Second Wave feminism, which developed from the 1960s through the 1980s, many women tried to combat traditional gender roles, which often forced them to stay in the hou...

Civil Rights Act of 1964: In Pursuit of Equality

Introduction On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed the country in a televised speech that argued emphatically for a more robust Civil Rights Act. “This nation, for...

Legal vs. Moral: Written vs. Right

Introduction Imagine you are taking a walk one night in your city. You come to an intersection with a traffic light. The pedestrian light says stop, but the entire road is empty. ...

The IMF: Protector of the World Financial Order?

Introduction Did you know that the combined national debt of every country in the world hovers at approximately sixty-nine trillion dollars? This is a testament to just how compli...

Human Development Index: Quantifying Quality of Life

How Do You Quantify “Quality of Life”? How are you doing, really? Beyond the knee-jerk reaction of “I’m fine, thanks,” if you pause and give this question some true consideration,...

World Health Organization: Who is the WHO?

Have You Ever? Have you noticed that in today’s globalized world, it is very common for diseases to travel from one country to another? Did you know that people around the globe s...