What does it mean to be a refugee or asylum seeker? According to amnesty.org, refugees are people who have left their country because they are at risk of having their rights violated. This is often a result of lack of protection from their own government. Refugees have a right to international protection. Asylum seekers are […]
In honor of Election Day in the United States, here is a collection of recent posts by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine students discussing the various intersections of science and politics.
Sara Wallam, a second-year medical student, reflects on the loss of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what her death may mean for the future of the country.
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Science is political — the faster the scientific community accepts that as its reality, says Ph.D. candidate Bernat Navarro-Serer, the greater impact science will have on society.
Global Threats to Public Health: Dr. Peter Hotez on Climate Change, Conflicts, Poverty and Antiscience
In this year’s Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Speakers Series, Peter Hotez from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas spoke about the need to find new medicines for neglected tropical diseases and to confront familiar diseases that are growing worse each year thanks to climate change, global conflicts, poverty and antiscience movements.
“Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection…” (National Labor Relations Act of 19351). In the United States, there are currently […]