Stories written by Marguerite A. Suozzi

Q&A: “It’s a Complete Reboot of How We See Things”

The blockbuster, critically acclaimed film 'Avatar' portrays the ruthless plundering of a pristine ecosystem on a distant planet by greedy corporate interests – a scenario that is all too familiar to many indigenous communities here on Earth.

Drafting of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Perhaps not coincidentally, the 1776 document states that "all men are created equal." Credit: Copy of engraving by Alonzo Chappel

RIGHTS-US: “He” the People?

Despite having equality on paper, women continue to be shut out of most leadership positions in the United States, and some experts say that the persistence of language in which male is the default gender is an overlooked factor.