Dangerous Double Standards in the Western World’s Coverage of War

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A few days ago, a video of a 4-year-old boy crossing the border between Poland and Ukraine went viral. Clutching a small plastic bag of toys in one hand, he sauntered slowly, sobbing.

He appeared to be alone.

Watching the feelings of devastation and fear unfold on his face, suddenly all the weight of everything I had heard and…



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Amanda Hanemaayer

Striving to live a life defined by empathy | writing about climate change, public health and social justice