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Net Neutrality and the Future of the American Economy

On December 14th, 2017, the FCC (Federal Communications Committee), led by attorney Ajit Pai, voted to repeal the laws that mandated net neutrality. Unsurprisingly, their decision sparked public outrage, and garnered bipartisan opposition. It wasn’t long before politicians began to fight for new laws protecting neutrality, and state attorneys general began to file lawsuits. To… Keep Reading

Rebelling Against Confederate Statues

While many claim the removal of Confederate statues across the country would erase America’s history and tarnish the legacies of many Americans, removing Confederate statues and changing the names of schools named after Confederate leaders is a necessary step in confronting America’s dark past. The pain that these monuments evoke in people, particularly in black… Keep Reading

Environmental Issues are Heating Up

In June of 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States was pulling out of the Paris Agreement.  The Paris Agreement was an acknowledgment of climate change with a promise of a global effort to reduce and limit its effects.  After Syria signed the Paris agreement in November 2017, the United States became the… Keep Reading

A Call for Civil Discourse

The turbulent 2016 campaign and election seemed to mark the apex of post-Vietnam political polarization in America. Fox News, Breitbart, and Info Wars perpetuated outlandish conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton (the story that claimed she was running a child sex ring particularly stands out), while the left frequently generalized all Trump supporters as racist, sexist,… Keep Reading

Science & Technology

Our Exploration Declaration

Exploration is a crucial part of America.  Manifest Destiny once took control of America.  Lewis and Clark’s lionized journey is a story every elementary school student could recount.   Then the Space Race held American eyes captive, cementing our country as the nation of exploration.  So why stop???  Recently, funding for NASA has slowed and American… Keep Reading

Gun Control/Political Issues

Band-Aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes, but Legislation Might

In 2016, America suffered more than 38,000 gun-related deaths.  Facing similar issues (although not nearly as severe), other countries have introduced strict gun control policies in an attempt to limit these catastrophic events, but our second-amendment-clad government remains obstinately unchanged, despite 89% of voters’ being in support of some form of stricter gun control.  Our current… Keep Reading

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