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April 23, 2012

'Call of Duty' and Mass Murders: Are Video Games Too Violent?

It is time we stop using violent video games as a scapegoat for criminal activities.
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April 23, 2012

China's Economy Dances Between Communism and Capitalism

China's socialist market economy is at times contradictory with itself but it has demonstrated its benefits in the recent past, even with Chongqing providing an example.
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April 23, 2012

3 Hottest Trends in Education Reform

Education innovators and traditional educators don't always agree on how to drive education reform. Here are the hot areas of innovation that might be promising for both sides.
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April 23, 2012

10 More Years: How Afghanistan Became the Longest War in U.S. History

The U.S. and Afghanistan reached an agreement on Sunday to extend U.S. involvement a decade past the planned 2014 withdrawal timeline set by NATO.
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April 23, 2012

Cory Booker Should Run For President in 2016

How the mayor of Newark can position himself for national office in 2016 and beyond.
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April 23, 2012

Arizona Immigration SB 1070 Supreme Court Case: What You Need to Know

As Supreme Court oral arguments over the Arizona immigration law approach, it will soon become clear if states can implement their own, independent immigration policies.
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April 23, 2012

Confessions of a Kony 2012 Action Kit Purchaser

The Kony 2012 campaign to “Cover the Night” on April 20 was a huge flop because online activists had no direction or desire to get offline.
April 23, 2012

UFC 145 Aftermath: Jon 'Bones' Jones Dominates Ushering In A New Generation

UFC 145 marked a changing of the guard, cementing Jon Jones' reign over the light heavyweight division and saw prospects transform into contenders.
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April 23, 2012

Jennifer Robinson Scandal: Was the Wikileaks Lawyer Detained For Political Reasons?

An illegitimate immigration incident involving Jennifer Robinson, the Australian lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, occurred at London's Heathrow Airport late Wednesday night, April 18.
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April 23, 2012

Forget Mitt Romney and Barack Obama: David Walker Should Be America's Next President

Walker’s candidacy would give voice to the millions of Americans who feel alienated by today’s bipolar politics and want our government to key sustainability issues that threaten our future.
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April 23, 2012

Barack Obama Announces Anti-Genocide Board

Today, President Obama will acknowledge the moral burden of mass atrocities, and commit the U.S. government to confronting their continued occurrence.
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April 23, 2012

LIVE: Bill Lee Resignation as Sanford Police Chief Rejected

George Zimmerman could be released on bail today.
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April 23, 2012

Illiteracy is the Defining Education Problem in Today's America

In order to fight poverty, we need to wake up and talk about illiteracy.
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April 23, 2012

ALEC Wages War on EPA, Pushes Coal Ash Regulation Through the House

The House passes an ALEC-inspired Coal Ash regulation which would pre-empt the EPA's own regulations.
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April 23, 2012

In Greek Debt Crisis, New Potato Movement Shows Karl Marx Theory Alive and Well

Greece has used Karl Marx's Labour Theory of Value to reignite their economic recovery.
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April 23, 2012

Tea Party Candidate Richard Mourdock Will Shoot Indiana Republicans in the Foot

Could a Tea Party victory in the primary cost Republican's in the long run?
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April 23, 2012

Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party Are Not Political Groups

The Occupy movement and the Tea Party do not represent two sides of a political debate, they are two organizations whith differrent opinions on certain public policies.
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April 23, 2012

Why François Hollande Will Win the 2012 French Presidential Elections

With polls predicting his defeat on the second round and not much vote reserves, Nicolas Sarkozy's left for losing the presidential election.
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April 23, 2012

Tracing Super PACs: Follow the Money and Realize Citizens United Must be Dropped

Following the money isn't for the faint of heart or the queasy of stomach. Here's an overview of where your donations to your candidates flow and how they go.
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April 23, 2012

French Election 2012 Results: Marine Le Pen Shocks With 20% of the Vote

Exit Polls: Socialist frontrunner François Hollande wins 28.4% of votes, center-right incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy wins 25.5%, and right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen wins 20%.
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April 23, 2012

Newt Gingrich Is Everything That is Wrong With American Politics

Newt perfectly represents the political climate of the United States today: unpaid debt, misinterpretation of the First Amendment, and delusions of unchallenged power. Let's make him president.
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April 23, 2012

Reaper Drone Upgrade Shows Obama Culture of Secrecy

General Atomics is working on building longer-lasting Reaper Drones, further increasing the odds that Obama's drone program will become even more secretive and unaccountable.
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April 23, 2012

Job Market Is Looking Better For Millennials Graduating in 2012

Millennials are putting off major life decisions such as getting married, and buying a home due to the economy. But as the economy grows, millennials will be able to get their lives on track.
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April 23, 2012

Zoning Laws: A Much Ignored Factor in America's Obesity Crisis

Though there are many factors affecting the prevalence of obesity one that is constantly overlooked is the effect of zoning laws.