Earth Day is upon us, and along with it comes hordes of armchair-environmentalists cheering for the continuation of our planet. While this cause may be noble, the holiday carries with it a dark history. Even amidst the championing of sustainability and progress, the celebration of Earth Day brings forth its own eugenicist baggage.
Childhood is a phase in which we are all full of energy. We can’t focus for too long in monotonous tasks. To a lot of children, school is dull and boring. After all, making a child sit still for endless hours doing the same repetitive tasks until the bell finally rings is a torment to them. Many in this age group spend most of their weekdays counting the days left for the weekend to finally arrive. Weekends are synonymous to freedom and fun times! However, in Woodland Elementary School in Elkhart, Indiana, this is not always the case as a lot of low-income families struggle to feed their children and make ends meet.
Bitcoin entrepreneurs Chad Elwartowski and Nadia Supranee Thepdet have now been accused of breaching Thai national sovereignty with their seasteading homes created by Ocean Builders in Thai waters. The couple has been seasteading since March 2, 2019.
In response to allegations of covering up an alleged on-campus shooting, Westwood High School Principal Mario Acosta doubled down on the assertion that there was no threat on campus.
At least four civilians were killed when the Libyan National Army attacked the Libyan capital of Tripoli, resulting in a total of 180 fatalities. Of the civilians killed, most were women and an additional 17 were wounded.
The initial assault on the city, lasting two weeks and still ongoing, has left over 800 people wounded. The assault is being led by the head of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar.