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.

Marie Christinea month ago
Beyond the Choice
In recent news, there has been a lot of huff and puff concerning the autonomy of the female body (or her lack thereof). Take note of where these near-total abortion bans are occurring. Please take not...
Chris Hearna month ago
The Abortion Debate Is NOT a Male vs. Female Issue
Alabama just passed strict new anti-abortion laws that would essentially make it illegal to have an abortion except in very few situations. And if you happen to be a doctor that performs an abortion, ...
Chris Hearna month ago
Alyssa Milano's Sex Strike
After the introduction of a so-called "heart beat bill" in the US state of Georgia that would prohibit women from having an abortion as soon as a fetus has a heartbeat, pro-choice folks are rightly up...
Alex Hernandez2 months ago
Healthcare: A Right or Privilege?
The debate over American healthcare has spanned decades, but it has not been in a greater spotlight than it is now. Social media and news outlets have gone through great lengths to spread information ...
Madison Grose2 months ago
The Extremism of Moderate White Supremacy
Facebook recently updated its content policy to prohibit and remove groups promoting white nationalism and white supremacy. Among the Canadian pages removed and banned from the platform were Faith Gol...
David Killion2 months ago
The Middle Ground of Polar Extremes​
It’s no secret that America is divided into two polar opposite views when it comes to immigration. The media likes to portray the issue as only two options for resolution. One option is to build the w...
Adnan Mustafa 2 months ago
Woman Driving in Saudi Arabia Conflict
Freedom is one of the reasons why human-beings want to live. The conflict of women not being able to drive in Saudi Arabia became a highlighted title that is associated with human rights issues. It’s ...
Craig Middleton2 months ago
Energy: What the US Government Really Hopes to Get Out of South America
Since declaring himself Venezuela’s interim president in late January, Juan Guaido has drawn the world’s attention to the cash-poor, oil-rich nation. Several countries have recognized his presidency a...
Kofo Ajala3 months 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 Rheam3 months 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 oath3 months 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 Dollard4 months 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 Rose4 months 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 Pisasale4 months 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. Frattini5 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 Bernier5 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...