Posts Tagged ‘ COVID-19 ’

The End of Exceptionalism

Nov 4th, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, contributing writer for Transition Earth. It’s amazing to me that so many Americans continue to buy into the myth that because of our citizenship, we are entitled to the ‘American Dream’, and are smarter and more worthy than everybody else on the planet. When white Europeans began immigrating to the American continent, they brought with
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A Tale of Collapse and Redemption

Jul 2nd, 2020 | By
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By Geoffrey Holland, guest writer for Transition Earth. As I sit here isolated from the pandemic at home, I’ve been thinking a lot about the bigger picture.  The world we know has been set back on its keister by a global-scale force of nature.  It wasn’t done to us. We ourselves are responsible for its unleashing.
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The Other Crisis: Making Sure Girls Return to School

May 20th, 2020 | By
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By Suzanne York. It’s obvious that people all over the world have not just been inconvenienced by COVID-19, but many lives have been turned upside down and put at great risk due to a number of factors. Education is one such important sector where students are struggling to adjust.  It’s hard enough in the developed
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Sexual & Reproductive Health and COVID-19: How the Lockdown is Affecting Uganda

Apr 28th, 2020 | By
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By Joshua Mirondo, youth writer for Transition Earth. The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is altering lives around the world.  Below is a closer look at how it is impacting Uganda, and peoples’ access to reproductive health. Uganda registered its first COVID-19 case on March 22nd, when a Ugandan citizen returned with the virus
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