controversies

It seems every time one racially-charged incident ends, a gender or religious controversy takes its place; Ruminate on the issues dividing our nation and world.

Sophia Aquilar5 days ago
Saudi Arabia and Human Trafficking
Human trafficking in Saudi Arabia has a major role internationally, women from Asian and African countries are trafficked here as well. Men and women for both forced labor and prostitution purposes, e...
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Such A Geek9 days ago
The Peterson 'Paradox'
If you, like me, follow gender politics, we both may need a moment and some cannabis. If anything exemplifies, for me, the current situation in gender, it's the idea of a Thanksgiving dinner in a larg...
Trump and the Apostles' Creed: Should He or Shouldn't He?
Much has been made in recent days of President Trump not having recited the Apostles' Creed during former President George H.W. Bush's funeral on December 5. Comments have ranged from questions regard...
Linda Fitch10 days ago
Drug Addiction and Decriminalization
How Rehabilitation Is More Beneficial to Drug Addicts Than Incarceration
David Wyld14 days ago
New Mexico—It's like a State, like All the Others!
Believe it or not, there's a big business today that exists trying to improve something that sounds like a bad oxymoron—that is customer service in government. At all levels of government—and indeed a...
Dear Donald Trump: Migrants with Children Aren't 'Stone Cold Criminals'
When you're a parent, you want what's best for your family. If there's a better opportunity elsewhere for you and your family to thrive, odds are pretty good that you will do what you can to take adva...
D.S. Fisichella19 days ago
The Making of a DACA Dreamer
Outside the rolled up window of our Chevy Equinox, the world was the live version of a snow globe. I watched the passing of Evergreen trees dusted with snow so soft, it looked like powdered sugar. Amo...
Sydney Alexandera month ago
In Defense of Monica Lewinsky
A young woman, maybe barely older than her mid twenties, falls in love with her. Her boss is handsome, charming, and much older than her. It’s a story you’ve heard before. I’m sure of it. Maybe it hap...
David Wylda month ago
Step 1: Google It!
It is Branding 101 in the modern world. Say you want to name your new product? Say you need to come up with a name for your new small business? Say you have the desire to create an organization to hel...
Jessica Janea month ago
"Anchor Babies"
When you hear the term "anchor baby" what do you think of? Until recently, I didn't actually think there was such a term. The definition of an anchor baby can roughly translate to a parent, or parents...
Tabitha Renoa month ago
Baraboo High School (WI): Modern Racism and Nazi Culture
The internet has absolutely exploded this past Monday, understandably so, as the photo shown above surfaced on Twitter and began to circulate rapidly. In the photo, a group of high-school Junior-aged ...
Nationalism Is Not Patriotism
On Veterans Day this year, we celebrate 100 years since the Armistice that ended World War I. America's European allies gathered in Paris this past weekend to honor and thank our fallen soldiers, thos...
Chris Hearna month ago
Donald Trump, DON'T SHOOT!
What in the world is Donald Trump thinking this time??? Yesterday, the man made some pretty intense threats against Central American migrants heading north towards the US right now, calling for possib...
Wendell Mitchell2 months ago
Laughing So I Don't Cry
What do the words racist, rapist, and Republican have in common? My top two responses would be a.) they all begin with the letter R and b.) some people uses them as synonyms so often it makes me want ...
Chris Hearn2 months ago
When It Comes to Divisiveness, Trump Is Not the Only One to Blame
America is having a bit of a crisis right now. It is deeply divided, and it only appears to be getting worse. The most extreme case is the fact that a man, identified as Cesar Sayoc, has been arrested...
Roman Pierce2 months ago
On Nationalism and Its Value
If I held a Nationalism Conference and invited a representative from every nationalist collective, what do you assume would happen? I would have a member of the Black Panther Party sitting next to an ...
Jonathan Moore2 months ago
Disease Mongering: The Values of the Modern Healthcare Industry
(OCT 7th, 2017)—There are a few things that every American ought to be aware of, and among those is the knowledge that numbers do not lie. In addition,, there are a few things that the government shou...
Kristen F2 months ago
'Climate Refugees' in the International Sphere
The idea of a “climate refugee” is a fairly new concept yet there is much controversy surrounding it. The term was first introduced by Lester Brown of the Worldwatch Institute in the mid 1970s and has...