Following NYU Shanghai’s announcement for its fall semester plan sent out a few days ago, the uncertainty to bring back international students has raised many concerns. Although follow-up responses have been released from NYU Shanghai’s administration, questions including if and how international students can be brought back, what the university is doing to support the students with less advantaged passports, and how incoming freshmen will be brought back remain unclear.
The United States CDC proclaims in its mission that it “saves lives and protects people from health threats.” However, at this time of global instability, the CDC has failed to live up to its promise of inclusivity and protecting all United States citizens. guidelines surrounding COVID-19 have neglected to recognize systemic injustices in public health, leading to some minorities facing a far greater challenge in protecting themselves from the virus. In fact, many restrictions have even been harmful to these groups.
Joe Biden is bad, really bad. His record is atrocious, his campaign platform is wholly inadequate, he appears to be in significant cognitive decline, and he has credibly been accused of both sexual harassment and sexual assault numerous times. If you want to reduce harm, mindlessly voting for Joe Biden is not the answer.