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Can This Little Guy Really Take on the Big Bad Oil Industry? Probably Not.

The ethanol industry is trying to paint themselves as "The little fuel source that could." But the problem is, they can't.

March in Washington: These Are the Hidden Threats To Our Freedom in 2013

Affording people the right to choose the way they express themselves, free from judgement or dismissal, is a crucial step towards achieving social equality.
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Data Shows That Americans Overwhelmingly Trust Teachers

A recent Gallup poll indicates that perceptions of teachers are improving, but many believe that there are still lots of institutional changes to be made.

Yes, Sweden, Blackface Is Always Racist

Sweden does not have a large minority population, but recent photos from a gay pride parade show that it does have a racism problem.
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Walmart Gets Anxious Over Demands For Living Wages in Washington D.C.

Walmart has adamantly opposed a new piece of legislation that would hinder its efforts to build stores in Washington, D.C., and this fight has brought them face to face with an unlikely opponent.
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George Zimmerman Civil Suit: A Civil Rights Case Won't Work

The supporters of the Martin family should file a civil suit against Zimmerman — it just has to be the right kind.

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Australia v. Japan: Face Off Over Whaling At the UN Criminal Court

Japan's controversial whaling policies are raising major international concerns.

'The Lone Ranger' Movie: Why Are Native Americans Angry At Johnny Depp?

The actor's portrayal of Tonto in Disney's "The Lone Ranger" has been deemed racist and culturally insensitive by some, and it really is.
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Where is Jimmy Hoffa? The Definitive Story of an American Legend

After the latest failed attempt at finding his remains, we remember who Jimmy Hoffa was: an American legend that mysteriously disappeared.
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The Untold Tragedy About What Happens to Low-Income Students in the Summer

Students from low-income backgrounds are forgetting what they learn in school at a higher rate than their wealthy peers, and it's making them have to play a constant game of catch-up.

Is Suburbia Now Worse Off Than the Inner-City?

The face of poverty in the U.S. is changing and affecting more than just urban areas, and policies need to catch up.

Abortion Rights: Abortion Bans Create Poverty (and Vice Versa)

For many women all over the U.S. who live without access to resources, abortion is much more than just a moral issue.
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Student Loan Debt: How Colleges Favor Wealthy Students at the Expense of Low-Income Ones

New findings suggest that colleges are spending their money on affluent students, much to the detriment of their low-income classmates.

ME ME ME Generation: Millennials Are Diverse, So Why Isn't Media Coverage Of Them?

With the United States more racially diverse than it has ever been, why isn't the representation of millennials more equitable?
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Graduation 2013: 8 Best Graduation Speeches Of All Time

To celebrate all the commencement speeches that will take place this year — the good, the bad, and the forgettable — here are some of the most memorable in recent history.