Author Archives: Hannah Verma

The Ugly Truth

Mohandas Gandhi once told us, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” In the United States, where most of the issues that are considered “paramount” only affect people, it’s easy to forget...


Ebola: Xenophobia Returns

Since last October, the popularity of the term “ebola” has increased 100-fold.  A trend among news stations has become increasingly evident these past few weeks- at any given time, at least one news channel will probably be talking about Ebola Zaire. As the disease...