Shwetika Baijal
Shwetika Baijal
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Nov. 14, 2013

4 Famous Sex Protests That Rocked the World

These probably aren't the demonstrations that come to mind when you think of non-violent protests.

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Oct. 8, 2013

If You Thought Citizens United Was Bad, Today's Supreme Court Case Could Completely Derail America

In McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, SCOTUS may agree to remove federal limits to individual campaign contributions. This would obliterate all hopes of campaign finance reform.
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Oct. 3, 2013

Why the Tea Party's Government Shutdown Strategy is All About Fear

Tea Partiers are freaking out right now. Here's why.
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Sept. 25, 2013

Ted Cruz "Filibuster" Reveals GOP's Worst Fear — Obamacare Might Work

Republicans lost the messaging game in 2012 so they're doubling down on defeating Obamacare this year. Except, it's not working again.
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Sept. 19, 2013

Elizabeth Warren 2016: Danger — Actual Democrat May Be Among Presidential Candidates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not messing around. Ask Larry Summers.
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Aug. 14, 2013

An Inside Look At How Ben Bernanke Uses the Media to Control the Economy

The Federal Reserve uses the media to influence public opinion, but it's also forcing them to be more transparent.

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Aug. 1, 2013

You're Probably Disturbingly Unaware About How Much Obama Wants You to Pay For Health Care

Millennials are critical if Obama wants the Affordable Care Act to work: They're the ones paying for the whole darn thing.
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July 3, 2013

Student Loan Interest Rate Doubled, and the Media Didn't Care

Student loans do not get coverage by traditional cable and network news because their demographic skews older.
June 26, 2013

Wendy Davis Filibuster: Don't Mess With Texas, Or the Internet — But CNN Is Fair Game

CNN was too busy showing muffins (and not the ones being discussed by the Texas legislature). No worries, the internet saved the day.
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June 5, 2013

All the Smartest People in D.C. Agree On This One Issue

The astounding appeal comes from liberal, conservative, libertarian, and centrist policy stalwarts. Of course, Heritage Foundation was not included.
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June 4, 2013

China Iraq Oil: China Wins Big On Iraqi Oil in Wake Of America's $812 Billion War

This is good for Iraq, but reveals China's oil-hungry weakness.

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June 4, 2013

Taksim Square Protest: Erdogan Needs to Accept Responsibility and Stop Blaming Twitter

A park, a bloody protest, and a prime minister come together to start Turkey's revolution.
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June 3, 2013

Collateral Murder YouTube Video: U.S. Apache Attack At Heart Of Bradley Manning Trial

This video is at the center of Bradley Manning's trial that begins Monday.
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June 2, 2013

Caffeine Withdrawal: DSM-5 Declares It a Mental Disorder

While caffeine withdrawal is very real, this is the latest definitive proof that the DSM is losing credibility in mental health circles.
June 2, 2013

Amanda Bynes PSA: Tells Everybody to Stop Caring About Her Drama

A funny new PSA is the truest statement on Amanda Bynes' very public meltdown.
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June 2, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Chuck Schumer Says Bill Will Pass in July

Looks like the Senate is ready to play.

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June 2, 2013

The Atheist Capital Of the World Will Stun You

Turns out it's not in the West.
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June 2, 2013

Amelia Earhart Plane: Aircraft May Have Been Found

The legendary aviator's final days might finally be explained soon, as researchers may have just located her airplane.
June 2, 2013

Father's Day 2013: 6 Of the Best (and Worst) Dads on TV

Don Draper might be the steamiest but Eric Taylor is more our type.
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June 2, 2013

Erick Erickson Fox News: 6 Of the Contributor's Most Outrageous Comments

This isn't his first time being a complete troll.