Posts by Jessica Xiao (page 2)
Why Aren’t There More Women in the Secular Community?
Last week, I discovered a story about Denver University’s Kristen Kennedy, a senior undergraduate double-majoring in International Studies and Sociology who has received grant... Read More
Three Things that Must Happen with the Advent of Ending Private Prisons
Last Thursday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in a memo addressed from Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to the acting director of the... Read More
Salary History Doesn’t Equal My Worth!
Let's say you take a job right out of college while you're deciding whether you can afford graduate school or not. The work is... Read More
Acting on Climate Change Is a Choice Many Have Already Made
Solar Impulse 2, a completely solar-powered aircraft, completed its journey around the world last Tuesday without power from a single drop of oil. The aircraft set... Read More
We Need to Talk about Lead’s Role in the Cycle of Poverty
We need resources. If there was one resounding takeaway from the Center for American Progress’s event last Wednesday on “Addressing Lead Exposure in Low-Income... Read More
Transhumanist Hank Pellissier on Being an “Atheist Missionary”
Hank Pellissier is certainly an inimitable individual. As a transhumanist and humanitarian, he applies science and technology to inform his approach to alleviating suffering,... Read More
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #Rationalia: A World Where Evidence is God?
I won’t attempt eloquence at this. Many people, like National Review correspondents Jonah Goldberg or Kevin D. Williamson, have eloquently criticized famed astrophysicist Neil... Read More