Miranda Jackson-Nudelman

mjacks30@binghamton.edu

3 Articles


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It's dangerous to view COVID-19 as a solution to environmental issues

The decrease in pollution that has sprung from the decrease in human activity has caused many to rejoice at the environmental impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. For these “brightsiders,” the coronavirus is...


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Technology has the potential to unjustly sway elections

The threat of private interests obscuring the purity of political processes is more prevalent today than ever. Business and politics have always been closely intertwined, as those occupying the two domains capitalize...


Sex Issue 2020

Gender is a spectrum — and has been for centuries

Sexual and gender identity spectrums have been around since the dawn of time and are recognized as legitimate all over the world. From the Muxhe living among the Zapotec in present-day Mexico,...


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The Blue Lives Matter movement is more than just an attempt to undermine Black Lives Matter

It’s difficult to conceptualize just how prevalent the Blue Lives Matter movement has become in America, despite lacking the same fundamental rationality as other adjacent social revolutions. In the wild, we see...


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Working your way through college isn't possible anymore

The bygone era of our parents’ higher-educational endeavors is over, but unforgotten. Today, the idea that someone working 40-hour weeks throughout college can both pay their tuition and comfortably live on their...


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Social media secures white supremacy’s role in gun violence

To state it simply: America has a gun violence problem. According to the Gun Violence Archive, which tracks every incidence of gun-related violence, including deaths, injuries and crimes, this year to date...


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The anti-vaxxer movement perpetuates a phobia of autism

The recent resurgence of preventable disease outbreaks has been influenced by the growing anti-vaccination movement. One of the most popular reasons behind anti-vaccination, its relationship to autism, is influenced by a societal...


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Marijuana legalization must benefit those disproportionately hurt by past drug laws

As the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state is starting to seem less like a liberal’s far-reaching wet dream and more imminent as the year progresses, it’s become necessary to...


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Regulations on electronic tobacco products do little to deter usage

The tobacco industry has always had a polarizing effect on society. It’s criticized not only for the risks associated with tobacco usage, but also for the power of the companies within the...


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All sex workers deserve legal protection

As a new generation of autonomous individuals seeks sex work as a legitimate means of employment, they face overwhelming backlash and a pitiful lack of protection. In a society obsessed with the...