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Haitian refugees and migrants deported by US

Thousands of Hatians have been deported from the US border this week. The special envoy to Haiti from the US, Daniel Foote, handed in his resignation due to the “inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees.” The deportations, and refugees were situated at the US-Mexican border, in Del Rio, Texas. The Biden administration has repeatedly said that migrants …


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Islamophobic bias in AI

Reports of racial bias in AI have been published increasingly for the past couple of years. There were some reports that facial analysis software couldn’t detect dark skin because they were tested on light-skinned individuals. It has generally been concluded, thus, that AI sold by IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon has a large gender and racial bias. Most recently, TRT reports …


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UN Secretary General speaks about climate change and COVID-19 vaccine apartheid

The United Nations General Assembly has been meeting this week to discuss various global issues. COVID-19 and climate change have been centered as the main topics of discussion. President Biden delivered his debut address to leaders from around the world on Tuesday. Many have criticized his speech for its lack of sufficiency to showcase a sense of urgency regarding international …