Author Archives: Kylen Veilleux

Looking for the Shift in Ideology on “Fallen Women” in Ireland

The Magdalene Laundries were institutions in place across Ireland and many other countries that were a place for “fallen women,” deemed unfit to live on their down due to mental illness, incompetence, hysteria and for many women, pregnancy outside of wedlock. From the 1750’s women were held captive in these facilities and forced in labor […]

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Chevron’s Toxic Hold in The Amazon

Chevron’s Toxic Hold on Ecuador   Ecuador’s ties with Chevron go back to the early 1970’s when the end of the Trans-Ecuadorian pipeline there have been scandals that have plagued the country with economic, health related and environmental risks that endanger the entire population in one way or another. Despite endless case studies of the […]

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