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Feb. 1, 2012

From J.K. Rowling to Kristen Wiig, Top 5 Feminists of the 21st Century

Find out who made the list of top five most inspirational women who have promoted the feminist cause through their work.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Flawed Studies Link Diet Soda To Weight Gain, Heart Attacks

Two bad studies and shrill media coverage wrongly linked diet soda to weight gain and poor cardiovascular health.
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Feb. 1, 2012

We Should Legalize Marijuana — And All Other Drugs

The strongest argument for the legalization of Marijuana is the damage it would do to cartels. One step won't do it, legalize them all.
Feb. 1, 2012

The No Spin Zone: Social Media Has Rendered Media Bias Obsolete

Despite the cacophony of accusations that come from both sides of the aisle, media bias might not be as much of a problem as once thought.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Falling Education Rates Leading to Higher Prison Populations, More Poverty

During Obama's State of the Union Address, our decreasing high school graduation rates were addressed – a possible cause of both the poverty and imprisonment concern.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Florida Primary Results: Mitt Romney Wins Big, Newt Gingrich Stumbles, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul Fail to Have Impact

Florida is Romney country as the former governor wins in a landslide victory.
Feb. 1, 2012

With Facebook IPO Set, James Breyer, Peter Thiel, Dustin Moskovitz Set to Make Billions

As Facebook releases its IPO, hundreds of employees will become millionaires. These key people, though, will make much more than that.
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Feb. 1, 2012

U.S. Must Wait To Decrease Dependence on Fossil Fuels, Green Energy Will Take Time

Green energy is not yet ready to become the primary source of electricity within the U.S. Until that day arrives, we need to accept the continued use of fossil fuels.
Feb. 1, 2012

Are Too Many Rights With Too Few Responsibilities Creating Our Nation's Problems?

Do you see the integrity regarding rights and responsibilities of this nation in balance or imbalanced?
Feb. 1, 2012

Sports Can Help Teach Leadership in Politics

Athletics provide valuable life lessons in politics, leadership, and success.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Mitt Romney's Self-Deportation Plan for Illegal Immigrants is Harmful

As a solution to illegal immigration, self-deportation creates more problems than it solves.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Susan Komen Pulls Funding for Planned Parenthood, Collapsing From Anti-Abortion Pressure

Komen's collapse under political pressure in latest abortion battle is an unfair loss for low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood for health examinations.
Feb. 1, 2012

For Black History Month, Examining President Obama's Relationship With the Black Community

Professor Tricia Rose: "... we may have to conclude that [the Obama presidency] didn't materially transform black life in any immediate way."
Feb. 1, 2012

Black History Month 101: Bayard Rustin, A Forgotten Gay Civil Rights Leader

Bayard Rustin was one of the most influential African-American civil rights leaders of the 20th century, but is largely unknown because he was openly gay.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Is Barack Obama More Understanding of Average Americans Than Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich?

Does a recent poll from the Pew Research Center mean good news for President Obama's re-election strategy?
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Feb. 1, 2012

Time for the U.S., China, and Rest of the G-20 to Address Rising Income Inequality

As a result of the rising disparity among the G-20 nations, people have taken to the streets to show their dissatisfaction. Will governments act to meet this problem?
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Feb. 1, 2012

Florida Primary Results Is a Mitt Romney Triumph — But the Fight is Far From Over For Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich still stands in the ring and remains the biggest threat to Romney’s candidacy.
Feb. 1, 2012

Peter Thiel: America Is On The Wrong Track

Weigh in for your opportunity to talk with Peter Thiel, the most successful technology investor of all time.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Do Political Endorsements Matter for the GOP Presidential Candidates? Not Likely

Presidential endorsements from politicians have little impact on campaign success.
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Feb. 1, 2012

As Syria Nears Civil War, Divisions Within Lebanon Grow Wider

In Lebanon, the March 8 faction, mainly Hezbollah and its allies, stand strong with the Syrian president, while March 14 and Walid Jumblatt call for regime change.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Mike Huckabee is the Only GOP Candidate Who Can Defeat President Obama in 2012

With dissatisfaction growing over the choice between Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich, Republicans may regret overlooking 2008 runner-up Mike Huckabee, the candidate best positioned to defeat Obama.
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Feb. 1, 2012

Republicans Losing Their Credibility on National Security and Defense

Frederick Kagan, one of the Republican’s foremost national security experts, lambasted President Obama's defense strategy, a sign that the GOP is out of touch on national security issues.
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Feb. 1, 2012

No Labels is the Solution to Breaking Washington's Partisan Gridlock

Partisanship in Congress is preventing critical decisions from being made. No Labels has a plan to get Congress working again.
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Feb. 1, 2012

The Intersection Between Civil Liberties & Security: How Far Should Government Go to Protect Us?

Lawmakers must have foresight and enact legislation that protects us from criminals and terrorists, but which also does not drill too deep into our private lives.
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Feb. 1, 2012

How Iran Blatantly Violates Human Rights and Oppresses its Own People

To understand why some in the West are concerned about what Iran might do to others with a nuclear weapon, look at what they do to their own people without one.