Kathleen Stone

About Kathleen Stone

I am currently a student at Bates College studying sociology and education.

Controversial New NRA Ad Encourages Violence, Sparks Outrage

The National Rifle Association (NRA) in the United States is causing controversy yet again over their latest advertisement. The ad, just a minute long, stars NRA spokesperson and right-wing talk radio host Dana Loesch. Loesch speaks over footage of protests and street violence while accusing “them” of threatening America. The […]

UN Report Shows Record Number Of Displaced Persons In 2016

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released a report detailing the statistics surrounding displaced persons in 2016. The report, released just before World Refugee Day on June 20, showed that 2016 was a record year for the number of displaced persons. A total of 65.5 million people were […]

Officials Face Charges For Flint Water Crisis

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette officially charged five former and current government officials with involuntary manslaughter as a result of their involvement in the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Nick Lyon, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ director, Darnell Earley, Flint’s former […]

Death Toll Rises After Truck Bomb Blast In Kabul

The death toll in Kabul continued to rise after an explosion on Wednesday. This issue shocked the entire country. At 8:30 in the morning, a truck that had been transporting water or human waste exploded near Zanbaq Square in Kabul’s tenth district. This area, where various foreign embassies live in, is […]