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Polo and Pan, a French electronic duo, are great artists—until the lyrics start. Dreamy rhythms become corroded by blatantly racist imagery as the (white) duo sings of “seeing [themselves] as ivory hunters… running away… to the Congo” in a ...

Willful Ignorance

Polo and Pan, a French electronic duo, are great artists—until the lyrics start. Dreamy rhythms become corroded by blatantly racist imagery as the (white) duo sings of “seeing [themselves] as ivory hunters… running away… to the Congo” in a ...

“Students take the college of medicine to new heights,” reads a Michigan State University’s College of Medicine travel brochure, boasting an image of two white men in sunglasses, holding t-shirts of their medical school, atop Mount Kilimanjaro,...

Medical Volunteerism

“Students take the college of medicine to new heights,” reads a Michigan State University’s College of Medicine travel brochure, boasting an image of two white men in sunglasses, holding t-shirts of their medical school, atop Mount Kilimanjaro,...

Since Colonial times, oil and connected international corporations have had a major influence over the nations of Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. Following the discovery of oil in Nigeria in the 1950s by Shell-BP, a British oil company,  the British ...

Neo-colonialism Fuels Your Car

Since Colonial times, oil and connected international corporations have had a major influence over the nations of Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. Following the discovery of oil in Nigeria in the 1950s by Shell-BP, a British oil company,  the British ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a term that was coined in 1980 by the American Psychiatric Association in their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders III.  Recognition of the disorder came about following the Vietnam war, wh...

An Epidemic Without a Name

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a term that was coined in 1980 by the American Psychiatric Association in their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders III.  Recognition of the disorder came about following the Vietnam war, wh...