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Ah, billionaires. It is a truth universally known that billionaires are quite hated in society. They are surrounded by a society that is simultaneously sycophantic and antagonistic, drooling at their riches and glorifying their success, but openly resentful of their bank accounts. And rightl…

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I went to a Hozier concert last Wednesday evening, and amongst the glitter and roar of the crowd, “Take Me to Church” began blaring, a torpedo of intense choruses rising in volume. Hozier, while singing the chorus with an unseen depth of emotion, placed the lesbian and bisexual flags on the …

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If any political candidate wishes to obtain political office, they must present voters with specific reasons for why they should be in office. These reasons can come in the form of promising certain actions if the candidate is elected. Sometimes, these promises turn up as empty, pathetic, an…

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Frustrated. As a Democrat, I feel as if I’ve just taken a dive into a muddling ocean of hazy policies and blurry promises. 2020 brought an entire stage of Democrats that volley their positions back and forth. It was like watching a tennis match on steroids—with twenty players instead of two.…

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Religious tensions have intensified—there’s no doubt about that. Tensions reverberate in Kashmir, where the symbolic border between two religions now echoes gunshots instead of the clink of shared teas, as it did just a few decades ago. Tensions reverberate in the streets of Sri Lanka, where…

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I've got be honest. I love the guys with the “Evolution is a Lie” signs. The collective disgust that spreads through campus every time they park themselves on our quad fills me with hope. We all feel the discomfort that comes with their blatant homophobia, racism, sexism and all the other -i…

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The U.S. is an imperialist country. There, I said it. Controversial opinion, I know. And on a nation that was founded on the premise of freedom from the grips of an oppressive government, I find the imperialist tendencies of the United States hypocritical. 

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I’ve often found that the polarizing point of disagreement between the left and the right is each political ideology’s separate understandings of human rights. As someone who (if it wasn’t obvious yet) identifies strongly with the far-left end of the political spectrum, I envision data secur…

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On Oct. 24, Representative Daniel Hunt filed a bill for a constituent that would ban the use of the B* word. Social media outlets went off on Hunt for the bill. “A person who uses the word “bitch” directed at another person to accost, annoy, degrade or demean the other person shall be consid…

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In history classes, we are often taught about atrocious genocides that have occurred all over the world. The Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust are such examples. A genocide is defined as, “the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or n…

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