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Oscars Blow Up Over Purported Discrimination

What’s an Oscar season without a little controversy?

Shortly after announcing its nomination choices, the Academy Awards came under fire from actors and the public alike for a lack of diversity among its more prominent categories.   745 more words

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Psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals report a significant increase in patients complaining about depression. One North American survey reported that 45% of respondents dreaded the festive season.

Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and anxiety of the holiday season—especially during the months of November and December—-may cause even those who are usually content to experience loneliness and a lack of fulfillment. 495 more words

Controversy is a state of prolonged public dispute or debate, usually concerning a matter of conflicting opinion or point of view. The word was coined from the Latin controversia, as a composite of controversus – "turned in an opposite direction," from contra – "against" – and vertere – to turn, or versus (see verse), hence, "to turn against." The most applicable or well known controversial subjects, topics or areas are politics, religion and sex

Controversy is a state of prolonged public dispute or debate, usually concerning a matter of conflicting opinion or point of view. The word was coined from the Latin controversia, as a composite of controversus – “turned in an opposite direction,” from contra – “against” – and vertere – to turn, or versus (see verse), hence, “to turn against.” The most applicable or well known controversial subjects, topics or areas are politics, religion and sex. 272 more words