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Our Role in the Fight to End Terrorism Once and for All in the 21st Century , by Belinda Azamati

Our Role in the Fight to End Terrorism Once and for All in the 21st Century , by Belinda Azamati

Terrorism; the use of life-endangering violence for the purpose of gaining attention and promoting a group’s political agenda. Although more media coverage has been devoted to the terrorist attacks of the twenty-first century, terrorism itself is no new phenomenon folks. It is simply society’s definition of terrorism that has altered with time. There have been countless groups throughout history, from all religious and national origins, that have engaged in terrorist acts as a means of addressing their grievances, attacking a…

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A Love Letter to Home Ec, by Elizabeth Wright

A Love Letter to Home Ec, by Elizabeth Wright

Food is our simplest, most immediate need. It is nonnegotiable, and a common thread amongst all humans regardless of location, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation. Everyone eats. But for many years, food has taken a backseat in politics to other issues, while the food systems in the United States continued to fail both the people producing it and the people consuming it. Our current system of food production is a lose-lose in every imaginable way: it is unhealthier,…

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Methods of Combating Censorship: A Social Progress Perspective, by Casey Chow

Methods of Combating Censorship: A Social Progress Perspective, by Casey Chow

If we actually look at how our civilization progresses, the one thing that has invariably enabled societies to progress has been increased connections among and within nations. Take a look at the rise of cell phones in many African countries, which has left some 83% of Ghanaians, for example, equipped with these marvelous devices (Pew). Not only does this allow for increased communication amongst family members or even community, but cellular communication has also enabled Ghanaians to exchange money over…

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The Goals of a Healthcare System, by Benjamin Jacobson

The Goals of a Healthcare System, by Benjamin Jacobson

How can we improve healthcare and attain the best possible system of medical care? This is a quite difficult question in its own right, but attempts to answer it are further impeded by the fact that we must first qualify what an improvement is and develop a clear concept of what the goals of a healthcare system should be. At its core, it seems simple enough to state that an ideal healthcare system provides the best possible healthcare to the…

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