Thomas Cuffe
Thomas Cuffe
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Joseph Kony Thanks You for All the Publicity

The failure of the anti-Kony "Cover the Night" highlights the temporary nature of modern activism.

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Marijuana Smokers, Nazis, and the Big Lessons From 4/20

Student activists dubbed the police presence at the University of Colorado's annual "smokeout" modern-day Nazism. But, this was no German "police state."
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Veteran Suicides a New Epidemic in U.S. Military

Our military has borne the brunt of U.S. foreign policy and the resulting dramatic increase in military suicides in this country needs to be addressed.
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Who is Bo Xilai and What Does He Say About the Future of China?

The Bo case is an opportunity for the Chinese Communist party to start shedding a past plagued by disregard for the rule of law and detachment from the common people.
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Are the U.S. and China Getting Closer to Cold War 2.0?

The South China Sea may be the next flashpoint in global conflict.
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Kony 2012 and Kony 2012 Part 2 Show How Facebook and Social Media Promote Millennial Slacktivism

Posting a status update or liking something on Facebook is certainly easy, but it's also a form of slacktivism, giving millennials a false sense of creating change.

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Bo Xilai and Xi Jinping Vie for Communist Party and Future of China

As Premier Jiabao's administration winds down, a new generation of leadership vies for the country's political future: Will China move toward political reform or revert to its hard-line past?
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Today's Conservatives Are Throwing Separation of Church and State Out the Window

The Republican party has moved away from the moderate center and is mistakenly embracing the religious right.
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College Costs Are Too High, Science and Math Loans Are More Urgent

Higher education in the United States needs substantial reform in order to remain effective in the future.