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Conscious Consumerism—An Illusion of Change or a Green Reality?

Refraining from indulging in fast fashion, ensuring your seafood is ethically sourced, and recycling old newspapers—these are just some of the practices expected of you as a consumer in the 21st century. The sustainability movement is advertised as something that everyone at every economic level can and should practice, but skepticism around conscious consumerism remains.

Looking Beyond Nine-to-Fives—Universal Basic Income, AI, and the Future of Jobs

Over the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic affected jobs and working conditions worldwide. As companies have finally begun attempts to move forward, many employees find themselves hesitant to return to the office. The future of jobs is shaping up to be uncertain, aided by the pandemic and several technological advancements that have shaken up job security and the conventional workplaces of yesteryears. Read on to learn about the aftermath of the pandemic for the working population of the world, as AI continues to conquer several job sectors, and how ideas like Basic Income have come to be of immense importance as a result.

Woke, But Not Yet Awake—Discrimination Faced by the LGBTQ+ Community in Healthcare

As a generation that has seen vast and rapid changes in societal dynamics, acceptance of gender identities and racial recognition, we have somehow still managed to fall short in numerous fundamental areas. Access to healthcare, being one of the most basic human rights is still inaccessible to a section of society owing to the various prejudices, bias and negligence of the healthcare sector.

A Constitutional Calamity—The Overturn of Roe v Wade

The United States Supreme Court overturned the landmark judgement that made abortion a constitutional right. This ruling rewrites the course of a long-standing battle that has been deeply rooted in history and sends a powerful message that can be felt by millions across the world. Read on to learn about the significance of the Roe v Wade case and its impact on everyone.

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean—Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s vast and diverse landscape, spanning from the early roots of mankind’s exploration of mythology, invites the wanderlust to a distinctive experience from its sandy shores to its remarkable monuments, all the while bestowing its abounding culture.

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