James Gadea
James Gadea
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Why Georgetown Students — and Every Undergrad — Should Write For PolicyMic

As a Journalism Intern, I learned the ins-and-outs of writing breaking news pieces as well as op-eds in an experience that revealed what an important role online journalism plays in news.

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This City's Solution to Homelessness is Appalling

Columbia, South Carolina has voted to expel the homeless inhabitants of the city and move them to the outskirts of the town where facilities are few and resources scant.

12 Shocking Photos Showing Why Egypt Won't Have Democracy Anytime Soon

The conflict in Egypt is heating up, and the stand off between supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and the military government have become more and more violent.
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Euro Zone Escapes Crisis and Ends Recession, But It's Not Over Yet

The euro zone, containing 17 European countries of the European Union, announced that the economic union had experienced 0.3% growth in the second quarter of 2013.
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Egypt's Political Chaos is Starting to Spill Into Israel

Today, Israeli armed forces announced that they intercepted a missile that came from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
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Why the U.S. Should Worry About Putin's Visit to Iran

Vladimir Putin's visit to Iran could make peaceful U.S.-Russian relations even more difficult to achieve.

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Why Cory Booker is Going to Be New Jersey's Next Senator

Of the four Democratic candidates for the special Senate election in New Jersey held on August 13, Mayor Cory Booker of Newark is leading by huge margins in the polls.
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Can Billionaires Like Jeff Bezos and John Henry Save Newspapers?

Two news giants, the Washington Post and the Boston Globe, were bought by billionaires. Panicked speculation concluded they were buying political influence, but they're actually saving print news
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11 Things You Didn't Know About Hassan Rouhani

The mysterious new president of Iran has all sorts of tricks up his sleeves. Questions ebb around the moderate political figure: will he turn the tide in Iran? Will he bring reform?
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Global Warming: What If We've Already Passed the Point Of No Return?

A new study reveals that the effects of global warming will lead to thousands of cities being at risk of massive flooding in the near future.
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86 Senators Just Voted to Break the Law

Sen. Rand Paul attempted to lead the Senate into cutting off aid that had been directed to Egypt.

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NSA's XKeyscore Program Can Track Virtually Everything On the Internet

In another shocking unveiling of the extent of the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, apparently the security agency can sift through almost all U.S. internet traffic.
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Will the Israel-Palestine Peace Talks Be a Success?

Representatives of both sides flew to Washington, D.C., where they will discuss the framework for full-fledged peace talks next year.
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Peg Brunda is Just One Reason Anthony Weiner Had a Rough Weekend

Former Staten Island teacher Peg Brunda recently has a conversation with New York Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner about her perception of a double standard for politicians and civil servants.
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Henry Winkler is Coming to 'Parks and Recreation,' and It's Going to Be Amazing

Henry Winkler is set to play Jean-Ralphio's father on the NBC comedy. Here's why this could change everything...
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Justin Amash vs. the NSA: Does National Security Really Trump Constitutional Rights?

The director of national intelligence said he'd be "very concerned" if a bill pushed by Rep. Justin Amash passed and limited the NSA's surveillance ability.

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GOP Caught Telling Members to Plant 3-4 Friends At Their Public Events

The House GOP came under fire today as internal Republican documents revealed the the Conference advised staffers to use planted audience members for conversational purposes.
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Broke North Korea Caught Importing Old Soviet MiGs

Panama discovered two Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jets on a North Korea-bound ship from Cuba. The ship was seized, and now the world at large is wondering: has North Korea really gone this far?

Comet ISON: When and Where to See the Comet of the Century

Armaggedon. Deep Impact. 2012. Few natural disasters have inspired more Hollywood movies than comets. With an enormous tail, Comet ISON is set to make a huge impact ... on sky watchers.
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New Godzilla Movie Is a Big Highlight Of Comic Con 2013

Legendary Pictures is set to make a monstrous splash at Comic-Con.