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Patrick Hollis15 hours ago
Brazil Election 2018: A Swing Across the Political Spectrum for the South American Nation
Brazil is a culturally and socially diverse nation which has as colourful a history as any other country on the planet. It is also in the midst of a highly significant election which could see all of ...
Robert Wells17 hours ago
What's Wrong with Voter ID Laws
Voter ID laws sound reasonable on the surface. We should want to protect our democracy, which means guaranteeing one vote per citizen. Since most people already have a state-issued driver’s license, w...
Jason Galea day ago
The Beginning of the End for the Plastic Drinking Straw
The video that is said to have started it all; the removal of a plastic straw from a turtle’s nose went viral in 2015, exposing the realities of the effects of plastics in our oceans. Disclaimer, this...
Lindsay Brucea day ago
Walk for Freedom
Thousands of people are set to step out this weekend across the globe, to Walk for Freedom. Supporting international anti-human trafficking charity, the A21 Campaign, silent protesters will take to th...
Flag on the Play
In response to a post I made on my Facebook page about the Brett Kavanaugh SCOTUS confirmation and subsequent inaccurate, misinformed or blatantly ignorant comments by multiple people, I had no choice...
Hunter Adkins2 days ago
To Be At Odds
I was recently at a Pro-Family event at the Florida Capital put on by The Florida Family Policy Counsel (FFPC). The last two days I have been asking myself… Is there way of going about certain politic...
Robert Wells17 hours ago
What's Wrong with Voter ID Laws
Voter ID laws sound reasonable on the surface. We should want to protect our democracy, which means guaranteeing one vote per citizen. Since most people already have a state-issued driver’s license, w...
Riley Raul Reese10 days ago
10 Things You Didn't Know About John McCain
Republican senator and war hero John McCain was one of the last few politicians who became respected by both Democrats and Republicans alike. He was a man who finally spoke out against the corruption ...
What Would It Take to Impeach Donald Trump?
Like many left-leaning people, I experienced some pretty extreme emotions when Donald J. Trump was elected President of the United States on November 8, 2016. I still remember where I was that night, ...
What Does Trump's Fuel Economy Mean for the Environment?
Donald Trump recently set out a plan to roll back on the fuel economy standards that the Obama administration previously put into place to make emissions standards stricter, and, in turn, decrease gre...
10 Best Female Political Writers You Should Follow
Politics, for the most part, seems to be a "guys' only" club. Our senators and representatives are mostly male. Politics reporters, too, also seem to be mostly male. Even the talking heads on televisi...
Heather Wilkins2 months ago
Energy Solutions for Florida
Florida is one of those states where it's sunny all year round. There's memes and jokes about some of the stupid things that happen in our state or the weather. People who live in Florida deal with sn...
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Flag on the Play
In response to a post I made on my Facebook page about the Brett Kavanaugh SCOTUS confirmation and subsequent inaccurate, misinformed or blatantly ignorant comments by multiple people, I had no choice...
Sydney Lovell4 days ago
America Has a History of Separating Families
Many Americans were rightfully shocked and appalled. Soon after, the current state of the US was most commonly compared to the likes of Nazi Germany. Though most comparisons come from distant pasts an...
Despite All My Rage
"Calm down, your PMS is making you rage," says the dude who punched a hole in the wall because his girlfriend's ex sent her a text. "She went all crazy girlfriend on him," says the dude who regularly ...
Mike Ricchione17 days ago
Trump Can't Even Congratulate his Friend on a Great Career
It's September 30th, Mets third baseman, David Wright, one of the greatest players to wear a New York Mets uniform, has just retired. President Donald Trump finds a little time in his busy schedule to...
Scott Bowen21 days ago
Trump Is Hurting the Economy
Let's review the current situation. Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign manager, was locked up in jail and has pleaded guilty to crimes and made a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's of...
What Would It Take to Impeach Donald Trump?
Like many left-leaning people, I experienced some pretty extreme emotions when Donald J. Trump was elected President of the United States on November 8, 2016. I still remember where I was that night, ...
Jason Galea day ago
The Beginning of the End for the Plastic Drinking Straw
The video that is said to have started it all; the removal of a plastic straw from a turtle’s nose went viral in 2015, exposing the realities of the effects of plastics in our oceans. Disclaimer, this...
Lindsay Brucea day ago
Walk for Freedom
Thousands of people are set to step out this weekend across the globe, to Walk for Freedom. Supporting international anti-human trafficking charity, the A21 Campaign, silent protesters will take to th...
Mike Whaley2 days ago
No More War
So many wars, even world wars, and yet still more fighting. Death of millions through a tsunami of genocide, yet still more fighting. You think by now that people could coexist, and we could live in a...
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Patrick Hollis15 hours ago
Brazil Election 2018: A Swing Across the Political Spectrum for the South American Nation
Brazil is a culturally and socially diverse nation which has as colourful a history as any other country on the planet. It is also in the midst of a highly significant election which could see all of ...
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Karen Doradea4 days ago
El Salvador Presidential Elections 2019: Why Is It a “Game-Changer?”
Voters in El Salvador elected new leadership for the 84 seats in the Legislative Assembly and 262 mayoral seats for its municipalities this past March. The past governing party, Farabundo Marti Nation...
Jonathan Reed4 days ago
American Nightmare?
On July 13, President Donald Trump arrives in the UK for a working visit. Throughout it he will meet the Prime Minister at Chequers and The Queen at Windsor Castle. It will not be a state visit, thoug...
Jesse Day2 days ago
Truth About the Dream Act
At the start of this year, there was an estimated 3.6 million DREAMers in the United States. This means 3.6 million young adult's lives are at risk of suddenly, and unexpectedly being uprooted without...
Soph 5 days ago
Rights or Racism?
Well, the answer is simply yes! All research points to the mindset of a discriminative society that segregates ethnic minorities potentially without even realising it. But is it a shock? Not necessari...
Traci E.6 days ago
Independence from Ourselves?
“That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government.” Our founding fathers wrote these wor...
Nazis, Rebs, and Reds—Oh My!
More than two-thirds of the Republican Party is made up of confederates and confederate sympathizers. People in the Republican Party now openly walk around saying that they would rather be Russian tha...
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Dr. Williamsa month ago
Deep State
When we look back at the down fall of the United States—and we will, sooner or later—the one pivotal factor that ultimately spelled the beginning of America's decline was a piece of legislation that h...
Miles Gordon3 months ago
Refuting the Palestinian Narrative
Even as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues to violate international protocol by using dangerous chemical weapons against its own people, Iran sponsors organizations to destabilize several Sunn...
Pride: The 1984 Miners' Strike
Since the initial criminalisation of homosexual relations between two males during the Roman Empire, the LGBTQ+ community has faced much discrimination and oppression, despite the many famous and powe...
Clement Attlee's Brave New World
The end of the Second World War brought about huge social and political change in the United Kingdom. The election of July 1945 was proof that the war-weary country wanted a new leader to take them fo...
Aaron Cline10 days ago
Hitler Holocaust Hell
The Holocaust was one of the worst moments in world history. Millions of people suffered and were sent to concentration camps. Adolf Hitler the leader of the Germans and the Nazi’s was the main reason...
Tricia Gives It to Her Congressman!
TNP co-host, Tricia Smith, asks her Congressman, Blaine Luetkemeyer, seemingly difficult questions in response to his newsletter lauding his and his party’s “accomplishments.” Read below and judge for...
Ariadne Romanos3 months ago
Writing to a Government Official
Do you feel strongly about something going on in politics right now? (I'm sure your answer is, "Yes," like many other of the millions of Americans). Do you express your political beliefs/feelings to f...
Joshua Lowenberg4 months ago
Could the "Blue Wave" Be Starting to Break Far from Shore?
The Democratic party is being plagued by multiple issues that could easily keep them from retaking the Congress. The "Blue Wave" which Democrats had been hoping for (taking many congressional seats an...
What Is the GRU (And Why We Should Be Very Afraid of It!)
Back in the 1980s, the West was terrified of two Soviet intelligence agencies. The first was the KGB, who ran spy rings and handled internal security (especially the border police and the gulags). It ...
Anna Flaherty8 months ago
Why We Have to Sympathise with Terrorists if We Want to Fix the Problem
Perhaps to you that seems like a bold statement, something radical and unacceptable. But allow me to explain... There is no universal definition of terrorism, but there are some rules as to what is wi...
Patrick Wilson8 months ago
How Likely Is War with North Korea?
As you've seen on the news, the North Korean administration is getting itself lots of attention in the Western world. Threat of war looms over us, and Trump acts as a catalyst, returning verbal fire a...
Meghan Kotz5 days ago
15 Essential New Year's Resolutions
Let's be real. We're in the day and age where being "woke" is what's cool. Even if it feels good to repost something semi-controversial (in the eyes of your right-wing uncle), it's not doing a whole l...
Lauren Skopkowski4 months ago
Drugs You Didn't Even Know Existed
A recurring theme in the psychology of addiction is that the opposite of addiction is connection. That means that getting hooked on opioids is more about an inability to achieve emotional intimacy tha...
Angie Stilla year ago
40 Truths About 2017 America
1. Trump will never make America great again for anyone making less than $1 billion annually. And, let's face it, for billionaires — this place has always been great. 2. All human beings deserve good,...
Riley Raul Reese10 days ago
10 Things You Didn't Know About John McCain
Republican senator and war hero John McCain was one of the last few politicians who became respected by both Democrats and Republicans alike. He was a man who finally spoke out against the corruption ...
Blake O'Connora month ago
10 Interesting Facts About Robert Mueller Everyone Should Know
Robert Mueller will be one of the most important names in American history books for years to come. His accolades already place him among the greatest defenders of iconic American values of rule of la...
"Why Us?" Say White Male Democrats
For one thing, being represented by a White man in a district that’s predominately Black and Brown and female—no matter how progressive the person—is actually not representative in the way a represent...
Emma Bragginton2 days ago
Hate Crime—Is Misandry a Thing?
Misandry to Be Considered as a Hate Crime in Law Commission Review
Peter Rosea month ago
Is Socialism the Way Forward?
Is socialism the way forward? Will a socialist government really make life better for the majority? I see so many posts on Facebook, from intelligent serious and well intentioned people, that claim Mr...
Patricia Sarkara month ago
California Court Ruling Puts iGaming Legislation Hopes on Ice
California’s court of appeal ruled against a Native American tribe operating online bingo games to Californian residents. The latest rejection brings into question the prospect of California ever havi...
Blake Dylan2 months ago
Kalvin Garrah Was Deleted and Chase Ross Was Demonetized—Youtube Loves Punishing Its Trans Creators
This morning, many queer individuals woke up to shocking news on Twitter: Kalvin Garrah's channel has been deleted. #BringBackKalvin. While some are devastated or disappointed, others are content with...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: Most Significant Moments Regarding Kanye West as Expressed by American Presidents Listed from ‘Good Life’ to ‘So Appalled’
As he has hinted at an award show, rapper, producer, fashion designer, husband, father and omaven Kanye West wants to be President of the United States of America by 2024. But does he know about the I...
Karina Thyra3 months ago
Cartoons and Fake News: A Rude Awakening into the Plague of a Digital Society
In an era where peddlers of fake news thrive like flies in a dumpster, people of goodwill may attempt to clean up the mess, but most will still believe the bs. Very recently, I came across a Facebook ...
Kyle Clayton18 days ago
Colin Kaepernick, Misunderstood Genius
Colin Kaepernick is a name that many American Football fans have known for years, but he has become a much more important figure in the past few months. He has polarized the country and has even broug...
Johnny Vedmorea month ago
A Rough Guide to the Intellectual Dark Web - Peterson, Shapiro, Harris, and the Weinstein Brothers
The members of the Intellectual Dark Web have declared the start of a new era of utilising modern technological communication for the exchange of advanced cultural ideas. If you are unaware of this gr...
Niall LM2 months ago
Harry Belafonte
Of 20th century civil rights activists Harry Belafonte is one of the most passionate messengers. Belafonte was widely praised in the 1950s as the King of Calypso—he is remembered as a friend of Martin...