Critical Race Theory should be incorporated into School Curriculum

Opinions on Debatable Issues #35 Critical Race Theory (CRT) is the concept that “race is not merely the product of individual bias or prejudice, but also something embedded in legal systems and policies”. According American Bar Association, CRT is “a practice of interrogating the role of race and racism in a society that emerged inContinue reading “Critical Race Theory should be incorporated into School Curriculum”

Margaret Chase Smith: The Indomitable Defender of Democracy

The first day of June of 1950 was destined to be a memorable day: political courage not to compromise values triumphed over rampant demagogues. Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to serve in both houses of Congress and the first Republican woman to be elected Senator, fiercely presented her most famous speech “Declaration of Conscience,”Continue reading “Margaret Chase Smith: The Indomitable Defender of Democracy”

Alternative Fuel vs Public Transportation on Addressing Climate Change

Opinions on Debatable Issues #34 The issues of traffic congestion and climate change have been at the center of discussion in American society and politics in recent decades. Some support improving public transportation while others turn to alternative fuels. In my opinion, states/local governments should invest more dollars in alternative fuel sources rather than increaseContinue reading “Alternative Fuel vs Public Transportation on Addressing Climate Change”

Should The Government Mandate CSR Engagement?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #33 Corporate Social Responsibility is a type of private business self-regulation that requires the firms to not only maximize shareholders’ profits but also protect the interests of all stakeholders, such as employees, customers, suppliers, and the communities in which businesses operate. Going beyond the requirements of law and profiting, CSR usuallyContinue reading “Should The Government Mandate CSR Engagement?”

Should Human Cloning be Legalized?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #32 According to proceedings of the National academy of sciences of the United States, a top 2.4% peer-reviewed journal (with an Impact factor of 9.412), Human cloning may refer to “therapeutic cloning, particularly the cloning of embryonic cells to obtain organs for transplantation or for treating injured nerve cells and otherContinue reading “Should Human Cloning be Legalized?”

The West Owes a Greater Debt to the Ancient Romans Than to the Ancient Greeks.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #31 Western civilization describes the modern or contemporary society that mainly comprises Western Europe and North America. Many of the elements of western civilization are based on Greek and Roman cultures, including democracy, infrastructure, medicine, philosophy, science, and countless more. However, the question of who, Greeks or Romans, contributed more toContinue reading “The West Owes a Greater Debt to the Ancient Romans Than to the Ancient Greeks.”

To Succeed, The Feminist Movement Must Address Toxic Masculine Social Norms

Opinions on Debatable Issues #30 Common sense seems to indicate that a feminist movement must be devoted to addressing female issues only. Instead of advocating for equality for all, the feminist movement is excluding half of the world’s population as shown in, for instance, the campaign for “women-only coworking spaces” and “‘girlboss’ T-shirts” (Denton-Hurst). SomeContinue reading “To Succeed, The Feminist Movement Must Address Toxic Masculine Social Norms”

Gun Violence is A Public Health Issue

Opinions on Debatable Issues #29 According to the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the US ranks 20th in per capita gun deaths. Approximately 30,000 Americans per year, 80 per day, die from gun violence. Gun violence is a heated topic in the News recently. The mass shooting in Atlanta and Wisconsin regained publicContinue reading “Gun Violence is A Public Health Issue”

Are Humans Inherently Good? I say YES.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #28 Are humans inherently good? This age-old question has been bothering and intriguing us for centuries. Some believe there is a seed of evil in humanity and that only through laws and social order people can live in peace and safety. Others contend that humans are good when we are born,Continue reading “Are Humans Inherently Good? I say YES.”