legislation

The bills that Congress reject are as informative as the ones it does. Reviews of all the legislation that meet their fate in government halls.

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Dan McGinnis19 hours ago
Thoughts and Prayers
Another school shooting. Seventeen amazing young people and teachers murdered in a Florida high school. A dozen more injured. Hundreds traumatized by the event. Tragic. We send our thoughts and prayer...
Should Self Identification Replace Gender Recognition Certificates?
I'm in quite a unique position to write this piece; as both a transgender woman and a budding journalist, I'm seeing two sides to a heated debate—and I'm seeing the reasonable points of both sides. Lo...
Health Promotion
The Ottawa Charter was the First International Conference on Health Promotion (1986). The Charter’s main aim was to continue identifying action to help achieve targets from the World Health Organisati...
Michelle Spittle12 days ago
Is Britain Today an Ageist Society?
Ageism is defined by The Oxford English Dictionary as “Prejudice or discrimination against people on the grounds of age.” Over the last 25 years, Britain has undergone noticeable demographic changes, ...
I Got Lucky...
I got lucky. Five years ago, I got a job in a bank that came with a work visa. Despite the financial crisis, despite my Russian passport, and despite the early signs of mounting dislike for immigrants...
Jon Telch22 days ago
Truth, Reconciliation,​ and the Responsibility to Protect
Truth, Reconciliation and the Responsibility to Protect: The 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) found Canada responsible for perpetrating "cultural, physical, and biological genocide again...
Jon Telch25 days ago
Sugar Tax Op-Ed
Canada - It’s time to tax our sugar already. As Canadians we often pride ourselves as progressive leaders on social issues and the common good. One illustration of this common good has and will always...
Julia Hansena month ago
Say Goodbye to Seafood
Eat your seafood now, because it will all be gone by the year 2050, according to a study done by an international team of ecologists and economists. The United Nations cites that 17% of fish stocks wo...
Sierra Spearsa month ago
Delisting of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Population From the Endangered Species List and the Trump Administration's Vital Mistake
In August of 2017, twin orphaned grizzly bears were admitted to the Riverside Discovery Center and Zoo in Scottsbluff, Nebraska by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The bears’ mother was illegally s...
Peter Rosea month ago
Pollution and Packaging
Pollution and Packaging Pollution is defined as—to contaminate, as with poisonous or harmful substances. Deciding what is harmful is not as easy as many will think. Consider light pollution. Anyone wa...
Sherrie Pogue3 months ago
5 Reasons Why Child Support Reform Is Long Overdue and Child Support Enforcement Destroys Lives
Child support is important. I am not disputing the importance of supporting your children. However, the system is setup to destroy families and men. It is hard to understand why it hasn't been address...
Will Leyland3 months ago
Can This Government Last Another 12 Months? 5 Reasons Why It Won't
Tended to firstly, in order of current importance, the Irish border issue is one of utmost urgency to the current government. Liam Fox, serial liar and renowned buffoon, has in recent days indicated t...
JM Cox4 months ago
The Clean Missouri Ballot Initiative Aims to End Corruption in State Politics
Political corruption has been very much in the news lately. The most recent stories have focused on foreign interference in our most recent elections. But other forms of corruption are much older, and...
A. Alexis Kreiser4 months ago
Reasons Why You Should Consider ACA Enrollment
Recently, the ACA reopened for enrollments for the 2018 enrollment season. This means that from November 1 until December 15 of this year, people can go to healthcare.gov and see what options are avai...
Laura Echeverria5 months ago
"Dream Act" Myth Buster
It's likely that you've heard about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the president's recent decision regarding the program. Roughly 56% of Americans support Dreamers and undocumen...
Myles D. Goethe6 months ago
Solidarity Against White Supremacy 8/27/17
I took a new friend to today’s demonstration at the Federal Plaza on Adams and Dearborn that consisted of an estimated 3 thousand plus citizens toward Trump Tower in Downtown Chicago. This protest was...
THE AFRICANA6 months ago
The Life and Times of the Liberal Nigerian
If you have been reading my articles, by now you will pick up that I am a very progressive person (Liberal AF!) and I am African (it's literally in my bio). I strongly advocate for social change and i...
Peter Rose6 months ago
Campaign to Bring Justice Back to the Law
Campaign to put justice back as the center of legal systems. Laws were originally written down because the king of that time — who was absolute ruler — wanted all the people under his rule to get the ...