Category: Op-Eds

Overworked laborers deserve the ‘right to rest’

(Pixabay/Sara_Torda) The Portuguese government approved a “right to rest” law this November aimed at creating distinct work-life boundaries for remote workers and their employers, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the expanding global workforce. This law, an adaptation from other European countries like France and Spain, would prevent employers from contacting employees after normal [...]

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Emory needs a Good Life Center

Illustration by Ulia Ahn If you’re reading this article, you probably already know that Emory has a mental health problem. I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve heard other students bemoan the difficulty of making an appointment at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), finding an enriching community or navigating Emory’s labyrinthine network of [...]

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Misinformation is the driving force behind the use of Ivermectin for COVID-19

COVID-19 misinformation is on a rampage. As a result, people are resorting to the drug ivermectin for COVID-19 without taking into consideration the actual consequences of its dangers, leading to 88,000 human formulations of ivermectin prescriptions in comparison to the 3,600 before the pandemic. People should steer clear of taking the drug ivermectin as treatment [...]

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Democrats, ditch Trump and build back better

(Pixabay/chayka1270) Elections in Virginia and New Jersey earlier this month were devastating for Democrats. A statewide Republican sweep in Virginia cast off former Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s aspirations for a second term at the helm, and Gov. Phil Murphy faced a near cataclysmic rebuttal to his re-election hopes and will govern with reduced majorities in the [...]

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