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microaggressions, racism, sexism, stereotype, prejudice

POV: Let’s Stop Playing the “Who’s Racist” Game

July 10th, 2014 Opinion 43 comments

Boston University BU, opinion column, point of view pov, planned parenthood health clinics, supreme court decision, buffer zone, womens rights

POV: Why Supreme Court’s “Buffer Zone” Decision Is Wrong

July 2nd, 2014 Opinion 48 comments

Frank Macri, English as a Second Language teacher, China, teaching abroad, teaching english abroad, teaching english in China

POV: Lessons Learned from a Year Abroad

June 30th, 2014 Opinion 6 comments

victims of violence, urban violence, gun violence, shootings in boston, memorials for victims of violence

POV: Who Mourns for Brianna?

June 6th, 2014 Opinion 6 comments

minimum wage, federal minimum wage, livable minimum wage

POV: Raise the Minimum Wage, but Don’t Expect Much

May 12th, 2014 Opinion 4 comments

trans pacific partnership trade agreement, tpp, global health, access to medicine in developing countries

POV: United States Proposing to Cut Medicine for World’s Poor

May 8th, 2014 Opinion 0 comments

Lyndon B Johnson, LBJ, War on Poverty, 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty, Economic Opportunity Act, EOA, poverty in the united states of america, homeless in the united states of america, homelessness in the united states of america

POV: LBJ’s War on Poverty 50 Years Later

April 29th, 2014 Opinion 0 comments

Boston University BU, Marty Walsh, Boston mayor politics, point of view pov opinion editorial

POV: Memo to Boston’s Mayor on How to Fight Inequality

April 23rd, 2014 Opinion 3 comments

legal drinking age in the United States, 18 vs 21, william dejong, Boston University School of Public Health, SPH

POV: Legal Drinking Age of 21 Works. Deal with It.

April 8th, 2014 Opinion 43 comments

Boston University BU, Bryan Stone associate dean for academic affairs, School of Theology STH, Noah Movie, Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, Russell Crowe

POV: Do We Really Need Another Bible Film?

April 1st, 2014 Opinion 9 comments

Kenneth Elmore, Boston University Dean of Students

POV: My Riffs and Questions about Race

March 27th, 2014 Opinion 7 comments

op-ed, opinion editorial column, point of view POV, Philip Seymour Hoffman, heroin overdose, public health, drugs, addition treatment

POV: Let’s Get Serious about Treating Addiction

March 21st, 2014 Opinion 13 comments

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ABE, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio KISHIDA, and Minister of Defense tsunori ONODERA

POV: Obama’s Asian Pivot in Peril?

March 11th, 2014 Opinion 2 comments

Boston Unversity BU, Point of View POV, opinion column, Arizona, Governor Janice Jan Brewer. proposition 102, discrimination, anti-gay, business discrimination

POV: Religion Cannot Excuse Discrimination

March 4th, 2014 Opinion 19 comments

Boston University BU, opinion column, Point of View POV, Ukraine Kiev protests, Sochi winter olympics, Valdimir Putin, political protests

POV: Sochi, with a Side Trip to Kiev

February 25th, 2014 Opinion 2 comments

Boston University BU, Robin Thicke, Agganis Arena, Blurred Lines, Rape Culture, student protests

POV: Cancel Robin Thicke’s Concert at Agganis

February 24th, 2014 Opinion 43 comments

Boston University BU Today opinion column Point if View POV, gay athletes, football player Michael Sam, LGBT gay community

POV: The World Is Ready for Openly Gay Footballer

February 18th, 2014 Opinion 5 comments

surgeon general warning, smoking, tobacco, smoking kills, anti-smoking organizations, anti-smoking advertising

POV: Antismoking Movement Has Been Co-Opted

February 11th, 2014 Opinion 18 comments

faith based schools, rights, right to enforce faith based beliefs

POV: Why Catholic Schools Have the Right to Fire Married Gay Staff

February 5th, 2014 Opinion 78 comments

conservative values, individualtiy, liberal social culture, conservative social culture, liberal values

POV: How a Liberal Learned to Like Conservatives

January 28th, 2014 Opinion 32 comments