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Stimulus Checks and the Rise of the New Poor

On March 12, 2021, Congress administered the second round of stimulus checks. With many Americans currently jobless and financially insecure, these checks were much needed. Congress decided on the amount $1400. All around, citizens are bowing on their knees at the country’s brave and generous leaders.  “With fourteen hundred dollars, …

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Rioters Invade Capitol Hill

Co-written by Colin O’Malley  UPDATE (1/7): This article has been adjusted to signify that four people were killed in the riot on January 6th and that the woman shot and killed was from San Diego Early Wednesday afternoon, millions of Americans were stunned as a rally for President Donald Trump …

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Is Facebook Letting Politicians Lie?

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has recently testified in front of the Senate, due to the announcement of a new, possibly  illicit, policy, that could potentially affect the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Brexit campaign.  Facebook announced it would refrain from fact-checking political speech on the site, which includes …

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FCC repeals net neutrality, what happens next?

On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality in a 3-2 vote. Net neutrality prevents internet service providers from slowing down, speeding up, or blocking sites or applications. Net neutrality has always been somewhat in place; it was something of a set of unspoken …

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