Analysis

We Need to Think Deeper About Who Will Be Affected If Roe v Wade Is Overturned

The draft opinion threatening to overturn Roe vs Wade is not simply an attack on women…It is a chilling display of the United States’ descent into theocratic fascism.

The UO “Demonstration Team”

Surveillance of Students Integrated Across Dozens of Administration Offices and UOPD

Lesbian Languor: Queerness, Vampirism, & the Erotic

“I felt rather unaccountably towards the beautiful stranger. I did feel, as she said ‘drawn towards her’ but there was also something of repulsion. In this ambiguous feeling, however, the sense of attraction immensely prevailed. She interested and won me; she was so beautiful and so indescribably engaging.” Twenty-six years before Dracula was published, there…

Scratching the Surface of Medical Racism

As discussed in my previous installment of this series on medical inequalities, white men have been the predominant practitioners of allopathic medicine since its foundation. During the rise of modern medicine in the United States, the only people with the power and privilege to enter the medical field were white men. BIPOC were not only…

Keeping Things White: The Problem with Theory

If you want to keep an organization white, do these things: Demand a production level that doesn’t take into account the individual circumstance and stressors a person might be facing Prioritize the outcome over the process Assume you have shared beliefs and experiences Value reason over emotion, masculine over feminine Establish the Truth From Hegel…

“Aquí no hay negros”: Black Historical Erasure in Argentina

Argentina has a problem with racism. As one of the whitest countries in Latin America, Argentina has done a poor job of accounting for the histories and contributions of its non-white populations, both historically and at present. This is especially true for Argentina’s Black population, so much that many white Argentines will tell you that…

Anti-work, The Great Resignation, & YOU

Resignation rates in the so-called United States have been increasing far above the usual upper limit of 2.4% from the last 20 years. They have gone up to 3% as of November 2021 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The pandemic has made work even more miserable than it already was before, and people…

Medical Elitism in America

Since the dawn of modern medicine, only those with power and privilege were able to enter a field as “prestigious” as medicine. Despite traditional medicine and healing being historically practiced by women, the emergence of modern medicine was the emergence of medical elitism and transformed into an opportunity for white men to become the highest…

Child Protective Services: Money Made Stealing Children from Vulnerable Mothers

Growing up in the US, we are told that if you are not able to have children you can simply adopt a baby, but rarely do we really consider the ethical implications behind infant adoption and how these babies came to be within the privatized adoption system. According to the US adoption network, 140,000 child…

GTFF Speaks Out Against UO’s Back to School Protocols

By: J. Ellis- During the first week of classes, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation UO chapter took to social media to amplify the concerns of its members about the university’s lack of effective COVID-19 precautions. A series of Twitter threads posted by @GTFF_3544 contain screenshots with anonymous tips and confessions of graduate employees submitted via…