Virasat Gill

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Cuthand: The white man's burden of privilege still affects us

The topic of white privilege comes up from time to time, but it is the elephant in the room for Indigenous people and other people of colour.<p>White …

MLK's vision of love as a moral imperative still matters

2017 was a year of increased conflict in the United States. Many diverse communities were forced to confront a range of challenges related to …

What the dip in US life expectancy is really about: inequality

While poor Americans are dying earlier, the rich are enjoying unprecedented longevity.<p>Living in the US increasingly looks like a health risk. Average life expectancy here dropped for the second year in a row, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The grim …

7 Dreamers Remain in Jail in Five Day Hunger Strike

Image<p>On Friday, December 15th, seven Dreamers and one ally, who call themselves the <b>#Dream7</b>, were arrested in Washington D.C. for protesting after office hours outside of <b>Senator Chuck Schumer</b> (D-NY) office.<p>MORE: Trump Imposes Border Wall Funding in Exchange for Compromise on DACA<p>The protesters are …