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.

Opinion: To #BeBest or Not?
President Donald Trump's eldest son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted profanity towards CNN commentator Symone D. Sanders last night, surrounding the recent report of a college student murdered by an undocumented man. On Twitter, Sanders claimed the death of college student Mollie Tibbetts was because "she told a man to leave her alone while she was jogging.""Her murderer happens to be undocumented. This isn’t about border security. This is about toxic masculinity. Mollie Tibbetts lost her life b/c a man...
SKYLERIZED a year ago
Pulling Rank: Best Ways to Combat the Opioid Crisis Listed from Light Buzz to Overdose
Throughout American history, epidemics such as influenza and smallpox have ravaged various populations. Influenza and smallpox are illnesses among others that have plagued the Americas. But what is not an epidemic is opioids. It is, properly, a crisis. And it is also a crisis that ought to be fought by private means, exclusively. Chris Christie is chairman of President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Abuse designed to “study ways to combat and treat the scourge of drug abuse, addiction, and...
Pouria Nazemia year ago
Space Force: The Battle for Final Frontiers
There are things that president Trump likes them very much. He loves the crowd size of his inauguration, He loves the golf, and he loves ratings, he loves the wall. And now there is the space force. I...
Guns Aren't Only an American Problem
We hear about the horrific shootings in the United States and grieve with our southern neighbours. Canadians generally think these situations are isolated in the US and don't believe it can happen in ...
Jessi Gorea year ago
Why Do People Care About Race?
We all know or have at least heard of the term "racism." Although, I don’t think we all agree on what exactly racism is. Some people believe stereotypes themselves are racist, especially negative ones...
Carlos Guerraa year ago
Space Force
Our 6th Military Branch
Katie Pevrealla year ago
#BBCSwitchOff: The Hashtag Sweeping the Nation
This evening (9 August) #BBCSwitchOff has been gaining traction over Twitter, reaching lofty heights and trending at No.1 in the UK and No. 4 globally in a matter of hours. According to Twitter users,...
Bethany-Ann H-Sa year ago
Modern Society
I attended a primary school prayer space event around about four months ago, and I have only really just had the time to sit down and write about it... It was looking at the story of Easter. Now, for ...
michael angeloa year ago
Pedosexuals* Are Pushing to Become Part of the LGBT+ Community
Yes, today, in the 21st century, pedophiles are fighting for the right to become part of the LGBT+ community, claiming that love is blind to age. However, instead of using the old term "pedophile," th...
Birthright Citizenship and Anchor Babies: 14th Amendment and a Writ of Certiorari
An Open Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions RE: Request for the U.S. Department of Justice to Consider Filing a Writ of Certiorari to the Judiciary in Petition to Abolish Anchor Baby Citizenship ...
Stephen Waldena year ago
The Consent of the Governed and the “Rich Man's Burden”
In the late 19th century, a number of American businessmen and politicians (read: “robber barons”) expressed a desire to expand their Gilded Age dominance beyond the borders of these United States. Ho...
Stanley Graya year ago
A Healthcare Crisis Defined
Can you imagine someone hurting Santa? While that may sound preposterous at first, in January 2017, that is exactly what happened. It wasn’t malicious, nor was it necessarily intentional, but the pain...
Monsanto and the World They Condemned
I know what you’re thinking, yes Monsanto (the fat GMO spreadin’ agricultural giant) was bought out by Bayer (the fat Pharmaceutical big wigs), so the name is gone. So technically there is no more Mon...
Kay Ma year ago
Gun Violence
Over the years, innocent lives have been taken by bullets. Although, death by gun is not the number one cause of death. Gun violence is still an issue. That is why I have chosen to analyze the rhetori...
Edward Andersona year ago
Food Fight
Ready to be hungry? It’s fried chicken vs. pizza, as two family dynasties fight over one man’s use of a racial slur threatens a major pizza chain. Sounds like something Shonda Rhymes would write doesn...
Dillon Staplesa year ago
Protecting the Next Generation: School Shootings
Schools, while not perfect in practice, are one of the primary ways that children obtain knowledge. Children have become victims of violence in their place of learning, and, as of now, there are no feasible solutions to preventing violent acts, including shootings. Political bickering has prevented a solution that protects the lives of innocent children.
2073
When thinking of the future, we expect flying cars and cured illnesses and world peace and no racism. The future is supposed to be better for all of us and it is supposed to be a better society than w...
Tim Brycea year 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...