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March 20, 2012

Why Ethiopian Inflation Could Hurt the Rest of the World

With Ethiopian inflation crossing the 30% threshold, the very real reality of hyperinflation may be upon us. Is a domino effect coming next?
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March 20, 2012

Top 3 Problems Millennials Need to Solve to Better the World

With the millennial generation facing a seemingly insurmountable heap of impending problems in the future, there are a few specific things that we can do to make the greatest change in the world.
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March 20, 2012

Oil-Rich Gulf Countries Qatar and UAE Investing In ... Solar Power?

The Arabian Gulf is the world's region most hydrocarbon-rich region, yet some leaders are investing in more sustainable energy sources.
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March 20, 2012

War on Drugs is to Blame for Government Corruption in El Paso, Texas

Drug prohibition laws that make drug trafficking extremely profitable are to blame for government corruption.
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March 20, 2012

Mitt Romney Dominates in Illinois, Ron Paul Out-Performs

The former Massachusetts governor went into the primary contest on Tuesday morning ahead by 15 percentage points of closest rival Rick Santorum.
March 20, 2012

Bristol Palin Sends Open Letter to President Obama After Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke Controversy

Just in time to promote her new reality television show, Bristol Palin, the daughter of former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, is challenging President Obama on Bill Maher's sexist attacks.
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March 20, 2012

Abolish the Ridiculous Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has a history of nominating unfortunate laureates for its Peace Prize and should prevent further disgrace to other Nobel recipients by refusing to nominate any more.
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March 20, 2012

Student Debt Crisis Is Likely to Get Much Worse

It’s no secret that student debt has been rising exponentially in recent years. Now, Congress is about to make the crisis a whole lot worse for students with federally subsidized loans.
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March 20, 2012

The Iraq Arab Spring Has Not Been Televised

A new Iraqi social movement is an uprising that deserves our attention and support, but which thus far has received very little media coverage.
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March 20, 2012

How to Save the World, Without Quitting Your Day Job

Five steps to making more of a difference, without becoming a professional charity or development worker.
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March 20, 2012

Why Street Harassment is Definitely Not OK

This week is International Anti-Street Harassment Week, and men are stepping up to bring awareness to this issue.
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March 20, 2012

'Bully' Movie Could Reduce Teen Suicides, Should Not Receive an R Rating

“Bully,” a film that could have an enormous impact on the bullying epidemic in the world, has received an R-rating by the MPAA, preventing teens under the age of 17 from seeing the film.
March 20, 2012

Newspaper Giant Gannett Gives CEO $32 Million in Severance After Laying Off Thousands of Employees

Who would go into journalism when the average journalist can look forward to a low salary and no job security, while Gannett gives its ailing CEO a $32 million severance package?
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March 20, 2012

No Budget, No Pay: No Labels Says It’s Time To Make Washington Work

Congress has continually demonstrated to the American public that they are completely unwilling to work together. It's time to change that.
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March 20, 2012

Ron Paul Will Quit Republican 2012 Presidential Race

Expect the libertarian to be the next GOP candidate to drop out of this race.
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March 20, 2012

Ron Paul Says President Barack Obama Has Destroyed Civil Liberties

In an op-ed, Rep. Ron Paul says the Obama administration has violated due process by authorizing the CIA to kill Americans abroad if they're deemed a threat. Do you agree?
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March 20, 2012

Illinois Primary Delegate Count

Illinois has a weird system for allocating delegates and the vote you see in the news isn't the relevant one.
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March 20, 2012

Romney in Obama Country: Illinois Exit Poll Results You Should Know

Here are four big things to know from the Illinois exit poll data.
March 20, 2012

Spotlight on PolicyMic Pundit Sam Todd

Sam Todd talks how faith and tennis have shaped his politics.
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March 20, 2012

Paul Ryan is Right: Cut Corporate Taxes to Grow the Economy

While other countries are cutting their corporate tax rates, the U.S. maintains the highest. This hurts the America’s global economic competitiveness.
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March 20, 2012

Hissene Habre Trial Pits Belgium Against Senegal

If the ICJ rules in favor of the extradition of former Chad President Hissene Habre to Belgium for trial, a new precedent for war criminals could be established in the international community.
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March 20, 2012

Rand Paul Budget Getting No Love From Conservatives, But Why?

The GOP has completely ignored the Tea Party caucus budget proposal for FY 2013. Are conservatives focusing now more on social rather than economic issues?
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March 20, 2012

Bernie Madoff Shocking Reflections on Corruption From Prison

Bernie Madoff and Greg Smith both show us the corrupting power of institutions.
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March 20, 2012

Mitt Romney Looks Set to Win Illinois Republican Primary

The newest poll has Romney well ahead of Santorum.
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March 20, 2012

Egyptian Army Performs “Virginity Checks” on Female Activists, Violates Women’s Rights

25-year-old Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim was forced to undergo a “virginity test” conducted by a male army doctor. Now she's taking on the Egyptian military and corrupt justice system.
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March 20, 2012

Calls for War With Iran Driven By Mainstream Media

The U.S. media's reporting on Iran is parroting a narrative that is increasing the likelihood of war with Iran.
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March 20, 2012

4 Ways to Know if Internet Health Advice is Real

There is a lot of bad health advice on the internet. Here are a few rules that will help you avoid it when browsing Google.
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March 20, 2012

Why Mitt Romney Needs to Win Illinois

Romney needs to win large states like Illinois to win the nomination.
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March 20, 2012

India's New Budget Will Cut Deficit With Higher Taxes, Hurting the Average Citizen

Facing the challenge of improving economic growth and fixing fiscal deficit, the Indian government dared to choose a pragmatic budget over a populist one.