Donors Call the Shots: The Evolving State of Higher Education by Elizabeth Thompson

Opinions on the value of higher education continue to evolve in an increasingly polarized political climate in the U.S., but when it comes to the direction of our colleges and universities, there is one issue that has bipartisan support. A 2018 Pew Research Center poll revealed that six-in-ten Americans (61%) say the higher education system … Read moreDonors Call the Shots: The Evolving State of Higher Education by Elizabeth Thompson

Biden Faces Authoritarianism at Home and Abroad by Jordan Rosenberg Cobos

President Biden is increasingly focused on foreign affairs due to the demands of a Second Cold War with fascist Russia, but his efforts are undermined by the Republican Party’s authoritarianism at home. Biden hosted the mid-June Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, which was seen as a failure. Promoting his theme of democracy over … Read moreBiden Faces Authoritarianism at Home and Abroad by Jordan Rosenberg Cobos

Artwork by G.E. Liu

http://www.geliuchihi.com Instagram: @geliuchihi Images: Top row, from left to right “There’s no condom for your heart,” “Formula of Forgiveness,” “Soul Sanitizer,” and “Promising Young Woman,” Virgin Wizard’s Michigan Internal Academy About the Artist: G.E. Liu. is a painter based in Taiwan and Detroit. She was born and raised in Taiwan. Her visual vocabulary explores the commonalities and … Read moreArtwork by G.E. Liu

(Issue 14) Advocacy/ Politics Feature: Arrizu Sirjani

Interview by Elizabeth Thompson, Photography by Joana Meurkens Mixed Mag is excited to feature Arrizu Sirjani, former project coordinator for New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. A passionate advocate for immigrant rights, Arrizu spoke with Elizabeth Thompson about her childhood experiences as a person with mixed cultural heritage and the joys and challenges … Read more(Issue 14) Advocacy/ Politics Feature: Arrizu Sirjani

Putin’s Genocidal Invasion and the Second Cold War by Jordan Rosenberg Cobos

“The simple fact is we have a tremendous stake in the success of the democrats here. Their success will change the world in a way that reflects both our values and our hopes. What may be at stake is the equivalent of the postwar recovery of Germany and Japan as democratic allies, only this time … Read morePutin’s Genocidal Invasion and the Second Cold War by Jordan Rosenberg Cobos

Why the (potential) Overturning of Roe v. Wade Makes a Case for the Abolition of the U.S. Criminal Legal System by Whit Washington, Esq.

As a legal scholar and human rights attorney, the most recent leaked opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is not a surprise. Our legal system was created by people who believed that Black people and all women were not people worthy of protection under the law at best and that they … Read moreWhy the (potential) Overturning of Roe v. Wade Makes a Case for the Abolition of the U.S. Criminal Legal System by Whit Washington, Esq.

The U.S Underfunds Education and Dominates Entertainment: Conscious Consumption of Art Has Taught Me More Than Public School by Trinity Townsend

Illustration by iggdeh The United States education system has been in an era of decline since the onset of the Great Recession in 2007. With the federal government struggling to keep itself afloat at the time, various areas received funding cuts and education was one of the areas most impacted. Although the economy has improved … Read moreThe U.S Underfunds Education and Dominates Entertainment: Conscious Consumption of Art Has Taught Me More Than Public School by Trinity Townsend

Representation Matters by Noah Westfall

Every decade the United States conducts a national census to count the population and identify demographic trends. The recent 2020 census revealed notable population changes including a decrease in the proportion of the population that identifies as White-alone and a dramatic increase in the proportion of the population identifying as multiracial. Now, two years later … Read moreRepresentation Matters by Noah Westfall

On Watching Them Burn Her Books by Gina Isabel Rodriguez

In late 2019, as I was taking yet another Twitter break from writing my novel, a short video caught my eye. The little image showed a lively fire in an outdoor grill, the kind of grill my family never used when we went up to Bear Mountain because we always brought a cooler with hard-boiled … Read moreOn Watching Them Burn Her Books by Gina Isabel Rodriguez

Want to #StopAsianHate? Stop Hating on China by James Taichi Collins

The United States’ gift to the world and most cited living scholar of our time, Noam Chomsky, is constantly asked why he focuses his criticism on the United States and not other states like China or the former Soviet Union. Chomsky responds to this critique stating, “it’s because American actions are the things that I … Read moreWant to #StopAsianHate? Stop Hating on China by James Taichi Collins

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