Charity can be presumptuous.
Around the world, the charitably-inclined pay to ship nets, build schools, or dig wells, without asking why these goods weren’t available before or even whether having them would solve any problems. 31 more words
Lena, the protagonist of Lauren Oliver’s Delirium, is a character that has inspired much debate in our class. She is anxious, obedient, and unassertive, especially in comparison to Hana. 1,545 more words
Failed Weapons Systems Cost Pentagon $58bn over Two Decades*
The Pentagon loves to throw good money after bad ‒ to the tune of nearly $60 billion on failed big-ticket weapons systems over the last two decades, according to a new internal Department of Defense review. 566 more words