International Women’s Day 2021: Who inspired us over the past year?

International Women’s Day 2021: Who inspired us over the past year?

Days like International Women’s Day also allow us to reflect on the opportunities for change that have been afforded by the complete overhaul of our day-to-day lives. The STAND News Women’s Section looks back over the change-makers and revolutionaries who have made a difference, however small or big, to our lives this year.

Documentary review: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

Documentary review: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

“Maya’s encounters with the injustice of the Sri Lankan violence were silenced by the fear and oppression which reigned over the nation for decades. Paper Planes is an anthem of protest against the scapegoating stereotypes which plague the immigrant communities of the world.”

America isn’t the only one in trouble, we all are

America isn’t the only one in trouble, we all are

We’ve gotten accustomed over the years to placing exceptional attention on America. This distortion of reality has led to a disconnect that tends to distance the rest of the world from America itself. But what’s happening in America, doesn’t only stay in America.

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