Miranda Jackson-Nudelman

mjacks30@binghamton.edu

3 Articles


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Legislative action has the potential to curb anti-Asian hate crimes

As a persistent crisis within a crisis, Asian immigrants and Asian Americans have been the targets of nearly unimaginable amounts of discrimination worldwide since the onset of COVID-19. The initial exponential rise...


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The convenience of de-icers does not outweigh their environmental impacts

During the snowiest time of the year, many must take solace in the fact that despite the assurance of general annoyances, as well as very real dangers, that oncoming snowfall provides, they...


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Cancel culture invokes overdue and necessary conversations

“Cancel culture,” or the effort to obstruct people, brands and anything else deemed problematic or offensive from maintaining a public presence and prominent career, primarily came into our collective consciousness with the...


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The commodification of information has made news even more partisan

In today’s digital age, further bolstered by the COVID-19 pandemic’s widespread and various limitations, Americans turn to online news sources more than any other type of outlet. However, complementing this rise in...


Housing Issue

Homeless populations suffer disproportionately due to COVID-19

In a time when we’re constantly under scrutiny for our ability to isolate ourselves and disinfect our surroundings with a never-before-seen intensity, one’s moral obligations to not only protect themselves but their...


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The two-party system fails American voters

As the last few monumental months have forced Americans to evaluate what they truly envision for the future of their country, this year’s upcoming presidential election tests how far we’ve come. However,...


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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,...


Columns

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...