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#MeToo is not the solution to sex crimes

Garrison Keillor fueled my every Sunday afternoon car ride home from church, his pacifying voice, ingenious storylines, and uncanny sound effects filling the homey family Honda with Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR) “A Prairie Home Companion”. Since 1974, the radio show aired without fail, introducing me and thousands of other American …

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Walking Out is not enough

  On Feb. 14, 17 students were murdered in a mass shooting at a Florida high school. On March 14, one month later,  tens of thousands of students across the country walked out of school at for 17 minutes to honor the victims’ lives. On March 24, nearly one million people …

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U.S. practice of torture violates human rights

The rack, the tub, rat torture, waterboarding: all techniques designed to push or break the humane limits of a person, for personal gain. Whether it be for information or ulterior motives, torture is not humane and never will be. Torture is prohibited under international law set by the United Nations …

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The craze behind cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is real. It is not a vision for the future—it is happening today. The first and most important cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was created in 2008 as a cash system with no central authority. Compared to the US dollar, Bitcoin may appear too volatile for a useful currency. But in countries …

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Everything wrong with Logan Paul

Logan Paul is the perfect role model for indecency, racism, and criminality to his over 15.5 million YouTube subscribers. I’ll give Paul credit for one thing: Unlike an increasing number of YouTubers, his most controversial video’s title, “We Found a Dead Body in the Japanese Suicide Forest,” does not employ …

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What is college without fraternities?

College, where the lives of stressed young adults get an education, where endless amounts of money is spent, and where recently departed high-school students exhibit freedom after 12 years of school restrictions. Resulting in routine studying and a constant lack of sleep, students look forward to renowned parties to be …

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#MeToo.

Harvey Weinstein, Andy Signore, Roy Price, Chris Savino, Robert Scoble, Lockhart Steele, John Besh, James Toback, Terry Richardson, Leon Wieseltier, Knight Landesman, Rick Najera, Ken Baker, Kevin Spacey, Hamilton Fish, Michael Oreskes, Andy Dick, Kirt Webster, Brett Ratner, Jeff Hoover, David Guillod, Ed Westwick, Jeffrey Tambor, Benjamin Genocchio, Roy Moore, …

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The safety of the Internet: Net neutrality

78% of Americans are in favor of defending network neutrality, yet the issue manages to still be up for debate in Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Overwhelmingly, the general public  supports net neutrality regardless of party lines, and it is clear why. The core argument surrounding net neutrality …

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