Amanda Sperber
Amanda Sperber

Amid Riots in Sudan, These Millennials Are Becoming a Powerful Force

Sudan's government has now shut down internet access, as riots rage on in the country's capital. This might not be the country's "Arab Spring", but here's why protesters have had enough.

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Guantánamo Hunger Strike: It Doesn't Matter Whether Force-Feedings Comply With Ramadan

The force-feeding in Guantánamo will continue over Ramadan ... just not during the periods of traditional fast. But does anyone really think this will improve the U.S.'s image?
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July 4, 2013: This Millennial Company Employs Vets and Represents the Best Of the U.S.

Sword & Plough employs vets and makes something beautiful out of material used for war. A reminder of all we have the capacity to be as a nation, especially when our millennial get support.

4 Reasons Social Media Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

It's not that great. But tweet me about this @hysperbole!
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Kenya Elections 2013: New President Must Resettle IDPs

The next leader must do everything possible to resettle those displaced to bring some much-needed harmony to the country.
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New Gallup Poll Ranks the Most Conservative States — And Finds Additional Trouble For the GOP

The latest Gallup poll ranks states by association with liberal or conservative ideology. The results point to a discord between conservative tenets and alignment with the GOP.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas: What We Can Learn Today

With our national politics shifting to the right, the message of "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" has never been more important.

Geminid Meteor Shower 2012: Where to Watch

The who, what, where, when and why of what is anticipated to be tonight's spectacular shower.
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Human Rights Day 2012: 8 Characteristics of the Most Repressive States

Key traits of the most repressive human rights states in 2012.
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Syria WMDs: Lives and Regional Tensions at Stake if Government Uses Chemical Weapons

The alleged use of the Syrian government's potential chemical weapons has caused growing fear over mass human casualties and an increase in regional tension.
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Israel Palestine Conflict: New Israeli Settlements Are Politically Calculated and Totally Unnecessary

Israel's announcement of plans to build in sensitive territory directly following the UN vote on Palestine is a deliberate maneuver by Netanyahu in advance of the nation's upcoming election.

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AIDS Day 2012: Millennials Can Be the First AIDS-Free Generation

The annual commemoration marks a united global effort working for a cure and is a time to remember those who have died.
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Goma, Congo Overrun By Notorious M23 Rebels as DRC On Verge of Another Civil War

The current conflict in the DRC has sparked a humanitarian emergency in the region. To impact lasting change, the international community would do well to learn the nuances of the dispute.