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New Covid Drug

The White House has suggested many ways to help prevent Covid 19 from spreading. Some suggestions they have made are vaccinations, masks, social distancing, and social distancing. However there might be something new such as an antiviral drug from Pfizer called Paxlovid. Paxlovid was first authorized to use in December 2021, the drug has proved to reduce the risk of […]

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How the war with Ukraine has made a change in the world

The war in Ukraine has killed thousands of people, reduced thriving communities to rubble; and prompted the worst refugee crisis since WorldWar II, with millions of Ukrainians fleeing into Poland, Hungary, and beyond. The violence shocked the world and the world responded with unity which hasn’t been seen in a long time. The U.S. worked closely with the European Union, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, and New Zealand to impose tough economic sanctions againstRussia . The actions that were made were that the U.S. froze the assets of Russia’s central bank, kicked several major Russian banks out of the international system for electronic money transfers, and banned the importation of Russian oil.The unity is giving people hope about democracy. What did Putin do to make such a unity take place? On February 24, after months of making threats and amassing troops on Ukraine’s border, he ordered an […]

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Rallying Around Ukraine

The war against Ukraine and Russia has affected people all around the world and inflation has gone up because of that. However, although the war has affected the people around it has also brought people together. Many countries have come together to help Ukraine in their situation. Countries such as The United States has worked closely with the European Union, […]

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What Is Poverty and how can we help end it?

Poverty is the state of being extremely poor and many people may suffer from poverty. In Ethiopia, nearly 7 out of 10 people lived on less than$1.90 a day in 1995, according to the World Bank; now that’s closer to 3 in 10. InBangladesh, the proportion of people in extreme poverty dropped from about 43percent in 1991 to 14 percent recently. In Indonesia, more than half the population lived in extreme poverty in 1990, compared with about 3 percent today. Poverty is decreasing around the world. Poverty can be fixed in may ways such as access to clean water, sending children to school, and having shelters that helps people with poverty. Poverty may be a huge issue in some states and country’s it […]

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Russia might want war with the U.S

In the article, “Does Russia want War?” I learned that In late January 100,000 Russian troops were massed on Russias border with Ukraine, as tanks and military helicopters swarmed in behind them. I also learned that Biden said that if Putin invaded Ukraine there would be consequences for Russia. This horrible situation started because Putin wants to invade Ukraine. The […]

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Help to The Afghanistan Community

In the article, “ Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan ” I learned that the people of Afghanistan are struggling with extreme poverty issues. Afghanistan was already a poor nation but when the Taliban made things worse. 38 million people are facing financial disaster, over %80 of the country faces severe drought, this has forced nearly 700,00 people to abandon their land. […]

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New Vaccine for Alzheimer’s

In the article “A Vaccine for Alzheimer’s?” I learned that there is a new vaccine being tested for Alzheimer’s and that 120,000 Americans per year die because of Alzheimer’s. This horrible disease may have 6 million people infected with it. I learned that this disease is the most common dementia and many people die from it. After 20 years of […]

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Is plastic really being recycled?

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Should Government Surveillance be allowed?

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Situation in Afghanistan since the U.S troops left

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