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WHY IS THE AMAZON BURNING?

Posted by Matthew Wong The Amazon rainforest is burning. However, this isn’t a new concept to the Brazilian rainforest. The problem is President Jair Bolsonaro’s reluctance of protecting the Amazon. Since taking office as President of Brazil in January, Brazil’s… Read More »WHY IS THE AMAZON BURNING?

#IMREADY MOVEMENT

Posted by Emily Liang “Violence. Healing. & Solidarity.” A physical and abstract atmosphere in which we acknowledge the violence in our communities, heal collectively, and stand in solidarity to spread visibility and fight against violence. Friday, September 19, marked the… Read More »#IMREADY MOVEMENT

OUSD TEACHERS STRIKE

Posted by Eujean Do On February 21 to March 3, Oakland teachers went on strike for better wages, smaller class sizes, and more funding for specialized education. Teachers have asked for a 12 percent increase over 3 years, smaller class… Read More »OUSD TEACHERS STRIKE

SOUTHEAST ASIAN DEPORTATION

Posted by Eujean Do An increase in deportations of Southeast Asian-Americans has been having a devastating impact on our API communities. Many Southeast Asian-Americans immigrated to the U.S. as refugees of wars, bombings, and genocide that occured in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos that… Read More »SOUTHEAST ASIAN DEPORTATION