Category Archives: Civic Issues

The End of Posts, But Not of an Issue (Civic Issues 5)

This semester, I wrote about gender neutrality. I wrote about the Swedish, and their very progressive and active role in the debate, from encouraging gender neutral toys for boys and girls, to neutral advertisements and neutral bathrooms. I presented and … Continue reading

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They Deserve Respect. (Civic Issues 4)

This week I plan to continue my discussion of gender neutrality, a somewhat controversial topic in society that refers to a person choosing to not associate with a particular gender. This week, I will be focusing on the topic of … Continue reading

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Swedes and Students (Civic Issues 2)

“What a country needs to do is be fair to all its citizens – whether people are of a different ethnicity or gender.” – Chinua Achebe, “patriarch of the African novel” (Seen here) At first glance, most of us would … Continue reading

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Hot Men and Horrible Media (Civic Issues 1)

In our current society, I think it’s fair to say that we like to try to cut ourselves a break. Yes, it’s true, we still try to tackle important issues such as race, equality, etc. However, a lot of us … Continue reading

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