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.

Kofo Ajala9 days ago
Christchurch
On the March 15, 2019, the world witnessed yet another chilling reminder of the dangers of white supremacy to innocent lives. As it stands, 49 people are known to be dead and over 20 in critical condi...
Madison Rheam10 days ago
Illegal Immigrants
Contrary to popular opinion, illegal immigrants are living among us and aren’t planning on leaving. The United States is a place a lot of people believe "dreams come true" because of the many opportun...
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vince oath11 days ago
The United States Orders the Suspension of All Flights of the Boeing Model and the Company Recommends the Same "as a Precaution"
Boeing's announcement came shortly after US President Donald Trump announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would "immediately" suspend the use of the 737 MAX aircraft models 8 and MAX...
Brian Dollard20 days ago
Are Firearms More Deadly Than Automobiles?
I just read Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang post to his Twitter account his case for gun control:“There is no practical reason for citizens to have assault weapons. We need to treat gun ...
Peter Rose21 days ago
Apparent Growth in Ill-Health—Is This a Political Issue?
The social media is an outlet for numerous conspiracy theories. Some are about our state of health and what can be causing ill health. In the domestic politics of many nations, health care is a major ...
Mary Pisasalea month ago
If You 'Don't See Color,' You Are Racist
Yes, I said it. Refusing to acknowledge the cultural differences and uniqueness of another ethnicity, background and history is disrespectful to them and their culture. The sentiment is often heard in...
Your Slavery Footprint—How the Choices You Make Every Day Harms People and the Planet
As the new generation of young people, Millenials, Gen Z’s and the ones to follow, we are known for our fast fashion and trends that come and go quicker than night turns into day. Whilst some of us dw...
Canadian Diplomats in Cuba Continue to Contract Mysterious Illness
This month marks the 14th Canadian diplomat to become ill while working in the Canadian embassy in Cuba. In total 27 diplomats and their families have reported contracting a type of mysterious illness...
J. P. Frattini2 months ago
Why the Gillette Commercial Is Important
The recent project released by shaving company Gillette, "We Believe: The Best Men Can Be," has fallen under a ridiculous amount of scrutiny since it's debut on January 13, 2019. The aim of the projec...
Maurice Bernier2 months ago
A Wall or No Wall!!! My Country for a Wall
Right now, as I write, it is ten days into the new year of 2019 in New York City, a city so nice that you want a slice (of pizza, of course). We have so many activities going on here that it is almost...
Kylee Treseder2 months ago
Showcasing School Shooters
Mass shootings have unfortunately become a tragic, but normalized part of our society. Although mass shootings only make up a small portion of the total gun crimes in this country, they only continue ...
Paula Macena3 months ago
Gun Control and Why We Need It
The controversial topic of gun control has been a front and center issue for many years, most recently hitting the front page after the fatal shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Flor...
Rich Monetti3 months ago
Are You Sure That Your Ancestors Came Here Legally and That Today's Immigrants Just Want a Handout
Immigration, a subject that gets everyone’s ire up. I am among them. For me, it’s the generalizations that infuriate me, and unfortunately, my fellow Italians do their fare share. So let’s begin. On F...
C. Raymond Martin3 months ago
There Is No Great Replacement
Alright. So, this will be my third piece (second concerning a conspiracy theory) and honestly, this one feels like I'm putting my own head in a noose, like I'm about to catch all kinds of shit for thi...
David Wyld3 months ago
Get Out! (...Of Our Doubletree Hotel)
If there is one "most unfortunate trend of 2018," other than some things we could point to in fashion, music and movies (I'm talking to you, Will Ferrell!), there is one serious trend that seriously n...
Sophia Aquilar3 months 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 Geek4 months 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...
Christina St-Jean4 months ago
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...