Eve's Politics 3 hours ago
Millennials Are Financially Screwed Over
Millennials are the largest and most diverse generation to exist. The creators of Facebook, Snapchat and any social media website that exists were created by millennials. With all this innovation and ...
Tim Bryce6 hours ago
American Renaissance
There is something in the wind. America is changing, not just a little, but a lot. No, it is not the political intrigue of Washington featuring numerous investigations. Nor is it the recent spat of se...
The Event that Changed My Life
Throughout my life, I’ve experienced several events that have shaped my personality and point of view when I face bad situations. These events include the death of one of my closest friends, and the b...
Michael Blair9 hours ago
It's Not Our Fault, and It Never Is....
Another day, another excuse. This is the ongoing trend regarding the current SNP administration. The new Queensferry crossing, a bridge too far, has become the latest in a long line of dismal failures...
Mob Rules
We’ve all heard the jokes about how all of cable TV is mafia owned and operated. What we don’t seem to acknowledge, at least within the auspices of justice, is how true this “joke” is and how criminal...
US-Mexico Relations & the Avocado
If you’re a millennial, chances are you love avocado and will never be able to afford a house. I can’t take credit for this idea — it came from Tim Gurner, an Australian millionaire who, earlier this ...
Paul Zuniga16 days ago
The Simpsons Take a Jab at Donald Trump's Scandals in Clip
When it comes to the current United States President, everyone has something to say about Donald Trump. Because of his controversial statements and even more perplexing actions, Trump has drawn in qui...
Harjit Singh24 days ago
An Open Letter To Australia
Thank you. Just, thank you. In the past year we have seen some horrific atrocities occur to the LGBT community. Whether it be fathers murdering their own son for being gay or the horrific allegations ...
One Year Later
November 8, 2016 — a date that that will live in infamy, at least to me anyway. This wasn’t just a simple fall day. It was election day last year. I remember it, as well as the hours before and after ...
Amanda Jacksona month ago
Millennial Path to Power
For a lazy generation, we Millennials are killing off quite a lot of things. From the diamond industry to local stores to the hotel and taxi businesses, we are constantly destroying parts of our socie...
Tarin Campanella2 months ago
Cultural Appropriation Costumes
Let's start this article with a caveat. I am a White, cisgender female. I experience a great deal of privilege. I also do not have children, so when a friend of mine posted a Facebook status talking a...
Dear Donald
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Political Humor
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Dear Theresa
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Taking a Knee for the Country
The United States is known for its first amendment, freedom of speech. Although this is one of the most popular and frequently used amendement, it also can be misunderstood and misrepresented. Recentl...
Trump's Travel Ban Gets Preliminary Supreme Court Approval
President Trump's blatant dislike of anyone of Muslim descent seems to have gotten support from the Supreme Court. The president's travel ban, which in its various forms has attempted to block the arr...
Political Awareness
Abstract Heroes are not born every day. Yet having said this, one can look towards the early mid 20th century and find a number of national heroes emerging in protest of Africa's wide colonial rule. W...
Tim Bryce6 hours ago
American Renaissance
There is something in the wind. America is changing, not just a little, but a lot. No, it is not the political intrigue of Washington featuring numerous investigations. Nor is it the recent spat of se...
Tom Bacon3 days ago
How Ms Marvel and Star Wars Became Icons in the Battle Against Donald Trump
Fresh from what may be the most divisive presidential election in their history, the United States is reeling. Where most presidents call for unity after their election, Trump has raged at those who d...
Tom Bacon3 days ago
Marvel Comics Takes On Donald Trump As Hydra Captain America Becomes A Force To Be Reckoned With
Marvel Comics writer Nick Spencer is no stranger to controversy. Back in May 2016, he set the Internet ablaze when he launched Captain America: Steve Rogers in a dark, politically-charged direction. H...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
John Oliver Calls on Us Gamers to Oppose Trump's Net Neutrality Changes — And It's No Joke
It's a Friday night and you're sitting at home watching your favorite stream. You notice the quality has begun to degrade, some of the content seems amiss, and the whole experience is just stuttering ...
Dustin Murphy10 days ago
The Internet Is Taking a Stand Against Net Neutrality Changes and This Is Important for Home Entertainment
There's no doubt if you are reading this, that the internet is something of an importance to you today. Whether you are working on write-ups, working on a spreadsheet for your job, or even sending ema...
Jamie Kramer11 days ago
Here's the Lowdown on Net Neutrality
On December 14th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) votes to repeal the current net neutrality rules. These rules are from the Obama-era and ensure internet service providers offer equal acc...
Mark Grigoriev2 days ago
Russia Banned From Winter Olympics
The decision to ban Russian Athletes was made due to the law of the executive committee in Lausanne (Switzerland). The exclusion is explained with the state system of concealing positive doping tests....
Economics On Trial: Defending Capitalism
As a millennial, I hear time and time again from my counter-parts that the free-market system of America, capitalism, is wrong, immoral, even selfish. Capitalism exploits workers and turn us into robo...
Tom Bacon4 days ago
Nigel Farage Goes To Hollywood - But Is This A Smart Move?
In the United Kingdom, Nigel Farage — a British Member of the European Parliament who has been campaigning for Britain to leave the EU for decades — is a controversial figure. 2016 saw Farage's vision...
Court A2 days ago
Dear Mr. Trump
Dear Mr. Trump, Hello, sir. My name is Courtney. I am a 15-year-old high school student with a love for the things that I do. Those things include dance, writing, art, and helping other people. I'm su...
Jenny Y3 days ago
Being the "Model Minority"
I'm Chinese American and I grew up in Seattle, Washington, a city with a relatively large Asian American population. I lived in an affluent neighborhood and went to a good high school where most child...
Joel Jackson8 days ago
Let's Get Political
As Millennials I hate generational discussions, so I'm not going to say "as millennials." But as a generation that has grown up with Google, we're connected in a new way. The “weird kid” in town who t...
The Event that Changed My Life
Throughout my life, I’ve experienced several events that have shaped my personality and point of view when I face bad situations. These events include the death of one of my closest friends, and the b...
Mob Rules
We’ve all heard the jokes about how all of cable TV is mafia owned and operated. What we don’t seem to acknowledge, at least within the auspices of justice, is how true this “joke” is and how criminal...
Mark Turner6 days ago
Most Famous Anti-Corruption Quotes
What makes a quote stay relevant in history for centuries? These are the most famous anti-corruption quotes that will forever be recognized for their powerful and resonating thoughts. It takes a truly...
Bruce Gandy6 days ago
Why Did the Founding Fathers Create the Electoral College?
In reality, it was the Framers of the Constitution who came up with the Electoral College, not the Founding Fathers. The basic difference is that the Founding Fathers wrote the Declaration of Independ...
Eve's Politics 25 days ago
The Good Ole Boys Club: An Antiquated System That No Longer Belongs In America
The Good ole boys club is a club where men like Roy Moore are protected and get away with despicable behavior. This club has been in America for centuries, it was created during an era where only men ...
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Michael McKeever2 months ago
The Challenge of Revising the Iran Nuclear Deal
On Thursday, October 12th, Zachary Cohen of CNN reported on fear of potential consequences of decertification of the Iran nuclear deal. He cited Jake Sullivan, a top foreign policy advisor to Hillary ...
Daniel Fuchs3 months ago
Dear President Trump
President Trump, First, thank you for running and taking on the enormous undertaking of MAGA. Recently, as talk grew about the large Powerball jackpot, I began to think what could be done with that ki...
Dre Joseph4 months ago
We the People...
I don't give a shit how long its been or how far Black people (and others) have come since 1789. NO. FUCKING. BODY... should be allowed to hide behind freedom of speech to spew and express racial, rel...
Mark Grigoriev4 days ago
Russia Defeats ISIS in Syria
A Russian coalition consisting of Syrian forces and their allies took over the last ISIS stronghold in Syria, the city of Abu-Kemal. The flags of Syria and Russia as a sign of their defeat of the last...
Isabella Bannera month ago
Nuclear Disarmament: Not Just For Hippies Anymore
What comes to mind when someone looks at a peace symbol? I grew up believing that the peace sign was evil, that it was the Wiccan symbol of a broken cross. I was seventeen-years-old before I discovere...
Christina St-Jean4 months ago
Paris Reels as Another Attack Hits France
Levallois-Perret, France, is the most densely-populated town in Europe (per Wikipedia) and while the town usually enjoys picturesque views and moderate temperatures, this morning (August 9), it became...
Angie Stilla month 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,...
Kevin McClintock4 months ago
Political Characters
Winston Churchill Churchill is famous for many things, not least his 'character'. Witty, passionate, lachrymose and 'honourable', he is not likely to be forgotten. His politics were not without contro...
Cato Conroy5 months ago
Best Books Written By US Presidents
Being the US president means that you need to have a lot of skills. You need to be a good negotiator, able to think critically, and also have to be able to use your words carefully. Or, that's what it...
Dustin Murphy11 days ago
The Internet Thinks Emmanuel Macron Is James Bond — And There's a Photoshop War to Prove It
Ever woken up and found out that your nation's leader is now an international spy? This is what happened to the nation of France when it woke up Tuesday morning to find photos of President Emmanuel Ma...
Sam Ketch21 days ago
Opinion: A Merkel-Less Germany Would Ruin Europe
As the news comes that Angela Merkel, German Chancellor for the last 12 years, cannot reach a coalition agreement, the problems it may cause are raised around the world. To understand this, it has to ...
Dear Theresa...
Starry-eyed girl that I am, I wanted to believe in you the moment I heard of you. As the leader of a powerful nation, you’ve peaked in terms of ‘powerful woman.’ The moment I saw ‘Conservative Party’ ...
Sherrie Pogue6 days ago
5 Reasons Why Child Support Reform Is Long Overdue and Child Support Enforcement Destroys Lives
Child support is important. I am not disputing the importance of supporting your children. However, the system is setup to destroy families and men. It is hard to understand why it hasn't been address...
Will Leyland14 days ago
Can This Government Last Another 12 Months? 5 Reasons Why It Won't
Tended to firstly, in order of current importance, the Irish border issue is one of utmost urgency to the current government. Liam Fox, serial liar and renowned buffoon, has in recent days indicated t...
JM Coxa month ago
The Clean Missouri Ballot Initiative Aims to End Corruption in State Politics
Political corruption has been very much in the news lately. The most recent stories have focused on foreign interference in our most recent elections. But other forms of corruption are much older, and...
Isaac Shapiro14 days ago
Is It Iron Man's Fault That Donald Trump Is President?
America has done the unprecedented and elected a man to the highest position of political power who has no government or civil service experience. If you were to go to a doctor to perform some kind of...
LeVar vs LaVar: Trump Fans Confusing 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Star Burton with Businessman Ball
There's a galaxy of difference between actor LeVar Burton of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow fame and businessman LaVar Ball. For those of you who might be thinking, "Yeah. And...?"...
Christina St-Jean2 months ago
#WomenBoycottTwitter: Did It Make A Difference, Or Did Women Silence Their Voice?
Anytime people are banding together to fight a common cause for the greater good, I'm intrigued. The #WomenBoycottTwitter movement, which occurred Friday Oct. 13, definitely has me intrigued, but it's...
It Won't Be The O-val Office: Oprah Is Closing The Book On A Political Run
Despite speculation that Oprah might be considering a run for presidency, following the election of another media figure without traditional political experience, the talk show tycoon just confirmed t...
Here's the Thing, Taylor Swift
Is there any celebrity more careful about her reputation than Taylor Swift? Even as she begins to change her image from the good wholesome girl that many have come to love to the bad girl that she thi...
"We Don’t Care About Your Sexuality But We Care About The Crime" — The Media Missteps Regarding Kevin Spacey
Look at Daily Mail, The New York Times, or even The Hill and you'll see a theme as far as Kevin Spacey is concerned. "Spacey comes out as gay amid allegations of advance on teen boy," says the headlin...