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.

Cally Macria day ago
Canada Is 150?
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Canada as a country. I am sure that if you are a living in Canada currently, you were unable to escape the hype building up to July first. Taking into account ...
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...
CONgress
No, I really don’t need to say a word, you already know what evil passed in the middle of the night behind closed doors and quite literally, at gunpoint; Sen. McConnell explaining to democratic leader...
Debunked, or Denial?
When we think about the political establishment, big corporations, mainstream media and the entertainment industry, we can all too easily get that sour, swampy taste in our mouths and feel our stomach...
Lashandra Willis12 days ago
Alone in it
I have observed over the last almost two years how the issues we are trying so hard to avoid in conversations, as well as down play through bogus infallible reasons, to explain why they are not as “de...
Sydney Kennemore13 days ago
UCLA Basketball Players Arrested in China
ESPN reported that three UCLA basketball players were arrested in China in November on shoplifting charges. The three basketball players include LiAngelo Ball (18) — who is the younger brother of Lonz...
Grizzly Matthews16 days ago
It's the Most RARFLARGLE Time of the Year
Sleighbells ring, are you listenin'? In the air ... snow isn't quite glistening yet. Already we're seeing the memes on Facebook, hearing the ranting on TV and radio programs, seeing the "protests," an...
Tammy Chisholm17 days ago
Mixed Girl Problems
I was military brat. That one statement should explain a lot. I moved around a lot, made friends with all kinds of people. The schools I went to had a good mix of ethnicities. I can honestly say that ...
Eve's Politics 18 days ago
1 Year Later Keystone Has A Pipeline Leak
A year ago, there were massive protests around the issue of building the Keystone pipeline. The key reason for major opposition to the Keystone pipeline is due to harmful environmental damage; if a pi...
Darryl Richiea month ago
“There Has Been No Oppression in the Last 100 Years” – Former Nfl Player and Coach Mike Ditka
Former Chicago Bears star and NFL Coach Mike Ditka was interviewed for a radio show and criticized the NFL players right to silent protest. Ditka said, “There has been no oppression in the last 100 ye...
Fannie LeFlorea month ago
White America Needs to Stop Looking for Loopholes
Do you think wayward politicians will somehow see the light soon and stop being so extremist and authoritative? Do you expect them to finally find some compassion within themselves to reverse their at...
David Bulleya month ago
America is Exactly Wrong in Its Approach to North Korea
In any middle school American social studies class, as they look at ancient cultures, the message is repeated and reinforced: With trade comes the exchange of ideas. Through all of history from the Ph...
Katy Preena month ago
Priti Patel's Lovely Holiday
Another day, another embarrassment for Theresa May's government. If there are any more resignations, the Cabinet is going to be a very lonely place. This time, it was the turn of Priti Patel to hand i...
Safe Injection Sites
The global opioid epidemic has brought the previously underground drug world to the forefront of the media. The most popular problem-solving technique seems to be the use of safe using sites. Also kno...
Steven Stewarta month ago
America Really Needs to Address Its Gun Problem
At the time of writing, the website massshootingtracker.org has the number of mass shootings in the US currently at 377, with the number killed sitting at 542 for this year alone. The fact that such a...
Sam Ketcha month ago
Why I Don't Wear a Poppy for November 11th
To begin with, I must outline that I do not wear a poppy, but I will donate to the British Legion and will always respect the fallen. As a millennial who does not wear a poppy for Remembrance Day, I r...