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March 26, 2012

Obamacare Will Not Work, Regardless of Supreme Court Ruling

Obamacare will cause perverse competition between insurance providers where the most competitive provides the worst insurance for people with preexisting conditions.
March 26, 2012

General Electric, Walt Disney Corp, and the 6 Big Corporations Which Influence Media in U.S.

More than ever, corporate interests control what type of media the public consumes.
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March 26, 2012

Egyptian Democracy in Focus: Why Understanding Egypt Elections is So Critical

A new blog seeks to track Egypt's critical elections. To understand the future of Egypt, we must understand the Egyptian people’s choices in governance.
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March 26, 2012

The Fight to End Eating Disorders Among Young Girls: Malnourished Models Banned From Working in Israel

Israel has introduced legislation banning the use of underweight models in advertising and on the catwalk in an effort to regulate the fashion industry and its impact on eating disorders.
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March 26, 2012

War With Iran a Mistake: America Must Not Buy Into Israel's Warmongering

For over two decades, Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed Iran is just a few years away from acquiring nuclear weapons and while it is inevitable that they eventually will, now is no time for war.
March 26, 2012

Millennials: Facebook Passwords Are Now Part of the Job Interview Process, Watch Out

When a job applicant is asked for their Facebook password, we question where the limit lies for the employer's inquisitons and what constitutes privacy in a digital age.
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March 26, 2012

Health Care Individual Mandate is Constitutional

The libertarian argument that the government cannot order private citizens into a healthcare insurance contract with a third-party is a legal nonstarter.
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March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Should Strike Down Obamacare as Illegal

Congress exercised unprecedented power in passing Obamacare. Although Congress has the power to regulate commerce between states, it does not have the power to order commerce into existence.
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March 26, 2012

Toulouse Shooting Victim Buried in His Hometown in Morocco

A French soldier of Moroccan origins shot dead by a gunman with alleged Al-Qaeda links in Toulouse, was buried in his hometown in Morocco.
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March 26, 2012

North Korea Rocket Launch May Destabilize Peninsula and Threaten Peace Process

North Korea's satellite launch may be an ICBM test in disguise. Despite recent agreements with the U.S., it's too soon to drop our guard.
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March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Must Strike Down the ACA to Protect Liberty

Never in history has the federal government required people to buy any good or service as a condition of lawful residence in the U.S. The Supreme Court must strike down health care.
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March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Hears First Obamacare Arguments: Taxes and Legal Procedure

The Supreme Court heard the first of three days of scheduled argument on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care reform.
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March 26, 2012

Paul Ryan Budget Aims to Fix Our Ailing Economy

Rep. Paul Ryan's new budget offers a robust cure to our long-neglected and ailing economy.
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March 26, 2012

Eating Disorders Is A Growing Problem Amongst Males, With 1 Million Afflicted

About 1 million men now struggle with eating disorder as many strive for unobtainable perfection.
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March 26, 2012

Prime Minister Mario Monti Must Reform Italy's Article 18 Labor Laws

Italy must liberalize its labor market in order to increase competition and stimulate the economy.
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March 26, 2012

Millennials Can Use Medicare, Pension Cuts to Save Education

Previous generations have promised themselves generous retirements. Millennials should advocate cutting these programs to allow investments in education and technological innovation.
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March 26, 2012

Afghanistan War and Robert Bales Rampage Explained Through Frankenstein and Classic Literature

The massacre of 17 civilians in Afghanistan can be explained by Mary Shelly's "Frankenstein," Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," and Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness."
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March 26, 2012

Mali Military Coup Could Be Bad News For a Revolutionary West Africa

West African nations are in deep trouble as this wave of rebellion sweeps across the region.
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March 26, 2012

With Economy Improving, Pro-Business Policy Is the Best Social Policy

Policies that are "pro-business" lead to good outcomes for people.
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March 26, 2012

Morocco Launches Construction of the World's Largest Phosphate Washing Plant

Morocco is set to build a phosphate washing plant, worth over $405 million.
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March 26, 2012

Prosperity For the 99% Will Be Driven By Pro-People Policies

Pro-company laissez-faire will not fix the structural failures in U.S. capitalism. Only pro-people policies can solve our nation's low competitiveness, instability, and investment deficit.
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March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Should Rule That Health Care Reform is Constitutional and Legal

Six legal scholars weigh in: Should the Court uphold the individual mandate as a valid exercise of Congress’s commerce clause power?
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March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Has Legal Precedent to Strike Down Health Care Bill

Elite legal opinion may believe that the health care bill is constitutional, but if the Court finds it to be so, there is nothing Congress may not do, and nothing left of the Tenth Amendment.
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March 26, 2012

Supreme Court: Strike Down Health Care Bill

With Obamacare, the most democratic thing the Supreme Court could do is to strike down this hated law in its entirety and send it back to Congress for a second look.
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March 26, 2012

Asma Assad And Bashar al Assad Emails Show Syria's President Is Isolated

The Assad family went out shopping while his citizens where killing each other. Absurdising dictators gives us comfort while Bashar is listening to Itunes.