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Marnie Grundman7 minutes ago
The Real Reason Why We Aren’t Asking the Department of Health and Human Services #WhereAreTheChildren
As our eyes and hearts are drawn to the plight of the ~2000 immigrant children separated from their parents, we are continuing to fail our missing and abused foster children. It isn’t newsworthy if we...
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Edward Anderson19 hours ago
Open Letter to the Media
To Fellow Members of the Media: There is an issue that can no longer be ignored. It’s not that Susan Lucci isn’t the Oscar-Winner that she should be, though that is an issue for another day, the issue...
Carlos Guerra20 hours ago
2018 Volcanos
- Hawaii, Kilauea Volcano - It was on the 3rd of may when the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory issued an evacuation order for hundreds of people. A fissure had opened up near the indigenous volcanic struc...
Little Onion21 hours ago
Yulin Dog Meat Festival Outrages Animal Rights Activists
All around the world, animal rights activists, including comedian Ricky Gervais, have been outraged by China's annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival. This 10-day dog meat festival sees hundreds of dogs slaughtered and butchered before being prepared for cooking and eating by locals and visitors to the event. Dogs are eaten in various countries across Eastern Asia but contrary to belief, the eating of dogs is not endemic to China where the Yulin Dog Meat Festival takes place. Those that back the Yulin F...
Graham Ohayona day ago
Torah for These Times
In this essay, I am going to discuss the relevance of the Torah in the times in which we find ourselves. I want to be abundantly clear, that I am not going to speak at the pulpit, nor do I have any in...
Bradley Perry2 days ago
Washington DC's Hypocrisy
There seems to be a disconnect in Washington D.C. and the rest of the country. Of course Hollywood is just as disconnected, but there is a clear double standard between "them" and "us." From the way t...
Isabella S2 days ago
Troubled Waters
The ocean is in great danger. The ocean needs our help along with the thousands upon thousands of species that cannot speak for themselves. Ocean pollution is a problem that is mainly caused by human ...
Victoria Gawlik2 days ago
Internet, a Broken Tool
It connects everyone, it starts revolutions, provides access to places across the world in seconds, it entertains and informs you, and it gives you a voice. The internet is something that has taken th...
Ana VHR2 days ago
The Lies Behind the Syrian War
It is no news that the United States' government has hidden intentions behind its war attacks and occupations. The Syrian war is no exception. It is driven by economic and political interests in the e...