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.

Tim Bryce8 months ago
Dealing with Law Enforcement
BRYCE ON COPS - Should you be adversarial or respectful? Click for AUDIO VERSION. I recently found myself embroiled in a passionate argument about law enforcement. Someone had posted a video on social...
Colin Chiakpo9 months ago
America's Historical Struggle With Human Rights
Oh, the irony. After days of national pressure, President Trump has gone back on his own policy of separating families at the border. He “didn’t like the sight or the feeling of families being separat...
Aly B9 months ago
The Truth on Immigrant Parents and Children Separation
Immigrants coming to America from Mexico have become a huge topic in recent news. The news stations and the immigrants are blaming America for separating their children and putting them in camps. Let'...
Dillon Staples9 months ago
Illegal Immigration: Unpopular Opinion
Every article that I researched to use as a reference for this piece was highly partisan. The notion that a consistent centrist source exists about illegal immigration is false. In modern society, the...
Fiona Parks9 months ago
Repealing the Second Amendment
The Second Amendment gives Americans the right to be capable of instantly taking the life of another human being. Is this what you call freedom? Gun violence not only claims countless lives every year...
Thomas Sebacher9 months ago
Antifa and Increasing Political Violence
While people believe that anti-fascism is a reflection of fascism, the beginnings of fascism are surprisingly simple. The problem of fascism is that authoritarian nationalism is difficult to fight. Pe...
Chris Michaels9 months ago
Immigration Exposed
Trump may have bitten off a little more than he could possibly chew with his idiotic blunder into the illegal immigration minefield. Even though he’s doing nothing more than enforcing laws that are al...
Kyle Agawin9 months ago
Terrorism
Terrorism is the act committed to or outside of Canada by a person or people of a religious group, political group, or ideological purpose to instill fear into the public. One way terrorists instill f...
Carlos Guerra9 months 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...
Graham Ohayon9 months 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...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Why Do Some People Want the Apocalypse?
Some people seem to have empty lives other than their brand of religion, which fills the void. In order to keep the world working, we all have to do our part by getting out of bed just to go to work. ...
Jade Rowe9 months ago
Why “Never Again” Is More Than Just a Hashtag
At only seven months in, 2018 is seemingly becoming the year of the hashtag. Although started in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke, the #MeToo era came to fruition earlier this year in January along with ...
Cecelia Sorqvist9 months ago
The Outside Looking In
Politics are not usually an area I talk about unless it's with my closest relatives. However, seeing all the recent news coming from America makes me realize how little people know about immigration t...
Sandra Catron9 months ago
The American Dream
When America came to be the biggest success of its century, everyone flocked to it. There were immigrants coming from all over the place. There was no hesitation, if someone wanted to be free of somet...
Karen Goldfarb9 months ago
Never Again?
I have spent most of my life trying to understand what makes a Nazi. Ever since I read Elie Wiesel's Night, I was haunted by the horror of what happened to the Jews in Germany under the Nazi regime. M...
Layba sohail9 months ago
Does Color Really Matter?
Think to yourself, are you racist? Why does color matter? Every human just wants to achieve something, why should their skin color matter? A lot of people are racially bullied and feel like they don't...
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Makaio Carter9 months ago
Gun Control
For an average child in America in 2018, being in a school where at any moment a kid can pull out his father’s handgun is scary. For the average adult, a grown man pulling out a new AR-15 on the entir...
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Makaio Carter9 months ago
Gun Control
What About Stricter Gun Control? In America, a staggering amount of crimes are committed with the assistance of deadly, and often military grade weaponry. Whether it’s a brutal, malevolent murder, or ...