Articles by: Evelyn Leopold

The UN Proved Its Usefulness in Crafting Ukraine Grain Deal

The UN Proved Its Usefulness in Crafting Ukraine Grain Deal

The United Nations helps design a deal to ship foodstuffs blocked in Ukraine ports. The United Nations has some bragging rights in Ukraine after months of criticism it could not stop the disastrous war, devising a deal with Turkey, Ukraine and Russia that could deliver much-needed corn, grain and wheat. The landmark pact was announced on July 22 after two months of talks brokered[Read More…]

by 27/08/2022 Comments are Disabled World
The U.S. Is a World Outlier on Abortion Restrictions

The U.S. Is a World Outlier on Abortion Restrictions

The recent overturning of Roe v. Wade is part of a pattern of American exceptionalism that harms people in both the U.S. and the rest of the world. We know the United States is an outlier in abortion restrictions, but it is still startling to realize just how much. In the last two decades, 50 countries around the world have liberalized abortion[Read More…]

by 23/07/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Remembering Inge Deutschkron, a Force of Nature Holocaust Survivor

Remembering Inge Deutschkron, a Force of Nature Holocaust Survivor

Inge Deutschkron, Holocaust survivor, author, and lecturer, was a force of nature. She died at the age of 99 on March 9, 2022, and was buried on April 8 in her hometown of Berlin, where she fought for justice against right-wing extremists. She was honored by officials and political leaders from Berlin, few of whom knew her personally, at the[Read More…]

by 12/05/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy