Tag: Politics

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Juvenile Incarceration in America: Pt. 2

Continuing in this series, I would like to discuss the role of education both inside and outside the system of incarceration America has imbued its youthful potential with. But first, if you have not read […]

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What We Learned from Facebook This April

It feels like it was yesterday that we watched Mark Zuckerberg’s overly earnest eyes stare into the dozens of cameras as he was giving testimony in light of revelations that Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data […]

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The Future of American Politics: What does this Kennedy mean?

Joseph P. Kennedy III. Alright, admit it. Before the Democrats State of the Union Response this name, other than the Kennedy part, probably didn’t send fireworks through your brain. However, it seems that this new […]

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The Media and Self-Discredit: Coffee, Anyone?

On this platform, articles have been written regarding the realities that our media faces. Nearly a year since those were written, it is time for a little assessment of the aftermath. A commentary on what […]

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Why the Media Is Scared In the Current Political Climate

All right, enough with the silence. Let’s talk about the current emotional meltdown plaguing networks like CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, Politico, and so many more. First, let’s step away from the current political […]

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Hate Is Not an Opinion: A Lesson About Listening

  In the aftershock of the 2016 election, it is not surprising that the average, modern-aged American is taking to social media in order to rant and rave about the turnout of the event. Weeks […]

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Shine Theory: Making Your Voice Heard

Networking has a negative connotation. Perhaps it’s because when we think of the word, this image comes to mind: entering a room with an agenda to meet an intimidating group of perceived successful business leaders […]

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un, and a Pyongyang Showdown

As my mind was coming to grips with Mr. Trump seizing the White House, my thoughts instantly went to the multiple scenarios that could play out on the Korean Peninsula and surrounding areas. His speeches […]

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Trump Won The Election and Here Is Why People Are Terrified

Coping with a Nightmare I woke up today hoping last night had been nothing more than some horrific fever dream, perhaps brought on by pesticide-tainted lime juice in the ten or so margaritas I consumed […]

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Paid Patriotism

Well, well, well, as it turns out: some of you part-time patriot, full-time NFL executives are full of shit. Much commotion has been made in regards to 49-er quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest against police brutality […]

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Money Makes the (Wells Fargo) World Go Round

“Greed, that’s what it comes down to.” I was sitting across from a family friend. We were discussing the premise of the movie The Big Short. “So, one of the characters has this big moral […]

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General Election 2016: Candidate Health Watch?

As we swing into another realm of the 2016 general election season, this past weekend was devoted to analyzing and justifying each of the candidate’s health concerns and overall health claims. There was a time […]

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Chicago PD Declines Invite to ESPN’S Town Hall On Race And Violence

The Chicago Police Department declined to participate in a televised discourse, presented by ESPN’S First Take, concerning race, law enforcement, gun violence and other social issues. The program, entitled “An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility, and […]