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Jan. 4, 2012

Will New Falklands Dispute With Latin America Lead Britain to War in 2012?

A Latin American embargo against Falklands ships is raising spectres of Britain's 1982 war with Argentina. Yet whilst a surprise war is unlikely, a diplomatic confrontation is looming.
Jan. 4, 2012

Orbital Space Junk Will Make Private Space Travel From Firms Like SpaceX Impossible

The dangers posed by trash accumulating in the Earth's orbit will force governments to heavily regulate emerging private space travel companies.
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Jan. 4, 2012

Brazil Growth Forecast for 2012 Cut to 3.8%

A halted third quarter economy has exposed the holes in the Brazilian government's economic policies and opened doubts about continued strong growth.
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Jan. 4, 2012

Sam Eshaghoff's SAT Cheating Scandal Shows Flaws in Educational System

Standardized testing is an outdated and unreliable assessment of one’s knowledge, and the amount of importance placed on achievement on these exams creates a cut-throat atmosphere for students.
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Jan. 4, 2012

Siku and Knut: Animal Ambassadors That Provide Polar Bears Greater Hope

Animals in captivity have a significant impact in promoting greater public response to environmental and ecological problems.
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Jan. 4, 2012

After a Headline Year, Occupy Wall Street Will Leave Its Mark On 2012

After a 2011 filled with OWS headlines, the movement will have a significant impact on politics in 2012.
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Jan. 4, 2012

France's Armenian Genocide Bill An Attack On Free Speech

A French law which will criminalize denial of the Armenian Genocide is a danger to freedom of speech.
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Jan. 4, 2012

Washington's Mount Rainier Gunman Illustrates Problem of PTSD Among Our Veterans

The Mount Rainier shooting is an extreme example of the effects of PTSD on veterans.
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Jan. 4, 2012

As Mitt Romney and Ron Paul Prove, Local "Retail Politics" Will Win the Game in 2012

Is the Internet about to replace old fashioned ways of organizing political campaigns? Very unlikely.
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Jan. 4, 2012

Argentina's Terror Law Infringes on Civil Liberties: Does Protection Come At a Cost?

Is curbing civil liberties while protecting citizens from terrorism a necessary evil in the global war on terror?
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Jan. 4, 2012

As Michele Bachmann Drops Out, It's Disappointing There Are No Women Running in 2012

Love her or hate her, Bachmann's campaign was important in encouraging young women to pursue politics.