The University of Michigan is “a people business,” as President Mark Schlissel recognized in his April 29 interview with The MichiganDaily. We agree with this sentiment. A university is not a country club.
Amid the pandemic, it’s disheartening to see our country’s poor response to this public health crisis, and daily COVID-19 updates highlight our nation’s inability to separate business and politics from basic human rights.
Imagine coming home from the grocery store, twisting open the seal on a gallon of milk that you just bought and pouring that milk straight down the drain. It seems unnatural — maybe even cynical — to waste perfectly good nutrients like this. However, many farmers in the United States are now left with no other choice.
When writer and activist Sean McElwee first tweeted #AbolishICE in February 2017 as a protest of Immigration and Customs Enforcement human rights violations, there was no way to predict that he would jumpstart a political movement.As newspaper articles detailed accounts of ICEdetaining and separating young children, thousands of Tw
COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed our way of life — restricting our ability to socialize, reducing working hours, causing layoffs for workers and instigating panic through resource scarcity. Alongside growing unemployment and economic insecurity, there has been a significant increase in the number of individuals without access to food.
Over 4 million people around the world have now been diagnosed with the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Since major countries and cities have enacted stay-at-home orders to decrease the spread of COVID-19, multiple images showing empty tourist destinations have gone viral.