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Articles by Marysol Fernandez (10)

Fernandez ’21: The responsibility of privilege

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Fernandez ’21: The responsibility of privilege

November 28, 2018 0 comments

This year’s midterm elections boasted the highest voter turn-out rates in half a century — resulting in a major win for Democrats in the House of Representatives and significant strides in diversifying representation, especially for women of color.

Fernandez ’21: Reconsidering capitalism as the only option

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Fernandez ’21: Reconsidering capitalism as the only option

October 30, 2018 0 comments

The Political Theory Project hosted a Janus Forum called “Urban Policy in the 21st Century” Oct. 25 to discuss the future of economic policy in the United States.

Fernandez ’21: The language of Latinx

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Fernandez ’21: The language of Latinx

October 16, 2018 0 comments

A discussion I have been particularly interested in and that I have seen arise constantly among students and faculty at Brown is the discussion on the intricacies of language, especially in regard to its essential role in framing the way we view and interact with our circumstances.

Fernandez ’21: Critiquing attitudes toward abortion in the U.S. and beyond

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Fernandez ’21: Critiquing attitudes toward abortion in the U.S. and beyond

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Women’s reproductive rights are once more at the center of the political discourse in the United States.

Fernandez ’21: Vote — even if you’re disillusioned

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Fernandez ’21: Vote — even if you’re disillusioned

September 19, 2018 0 comments

The United States’ position as the “defender of democracy” is a narrative that has always dominated the shaping of the American identity.

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Fernandez ’21: Rhetoric of sovereignty masks American abuse of power

February 6, 2018 0 comments

Sovereignty is defined by the Encyclopedia Britannica as “the ultimate overseer, or authority, in the decision-making process of the state and in the maintenance of order.”

Fernández ’21: America’s role in Honduras’ democratic crisis

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Fernández ’21: America’s role in Honduras’ democratic crisis

December 5, 2017 0 comments

The recent crisis in Honduras has not gotten nearly as much attention as a situation of this magnitude deserves.

Fernandez ’21: Responsibilities of the Latinx community in the US

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Fernandez ’21: Responsibilities of the Latinx community in the US

November 14, 2017 0 comments

Across the United States, the Latinx community has grown more prominent in cultural, social and political spheres.

Fernandez ’21: The crisis of higher ed in Puerto Rico

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Fernandez ’21: The crisis of higher ed in Puerto Rico

October 31, 2017 0 comments

In the wake of Hurricane María, the Brown community has led several efforts to provide aid to the devastated island of Puerto Rico.

Fernandez ’21: A colony in crisis

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Fernandez ’21: A colony in crisis

October 18, 2017 0 comments

On Sept. 20 Puerto Rico was hit by category four hurricane María and has been struggling to survive ever since.