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Why Does Corruption Still Exist In The Modern World?

Forms of corruption vary but include things like bribery, extortion, cronyism, nepotism, embezzlement, etc. Corruption may facilitate criminal enterprise such as drug trafficking, money laundering, and human trafficking, though is not restricted to these activities. 190 more words

#NeverAgain: A New Age of Student Activism

In the immediate aftermath of the Columbine High School shooting, the survivors were in no state to rationalize the horrific event that took place, overcome by shock and trauma of what was then an unthinkable tragedy. 875 more words

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Freedom Of Speech Abridged Followed By Unjust Prosecution

“The freedom of expression was so highly valued by the Founding Fathers that they awarded it a position of prominence in the Bill of Rights. The First Amendment protects Americans against Congress making laws “abridging the freedom of speech” and permitting citizens to “assemble peaceably and to petition their government” (Legal Information Institute, 2016, para. 571 more words

Empathy To Each Other

Why can’t we be friends?

What would a world be like if there weren’t any governments running it?

Would it be chaos and anarchy or would humans evolve to the next step? 169 more words

Letters to My Representatives 2-15-2018

Today’s letters aren’t long. I included a section on DACA, but there’s only one thing I wanted to talk about today: gun control. Enough is enough. 823 more words

Political Activism

Why the Experience of Ahed Tamimi Matters

 

It is now known by virtually everyone who follows the Palestinian struggle that a 16 year old girl, now 17, named Ahed Tamimi, confronted Israeli soldiers on her family’s land shortly after her cousin, Mohammed, was shot in the face with a rubber bullet, causing a coma. 1,055 more words

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rebelvoiceblog reblogged this on REBEL VOICE and commented:

It is important to maintain a constant focus upon the rogue state of Israel and its intolerable treatment of a young social activist named Ahed Tamimi.

On Democracy

Personally, I don’t understand what the hype is about when it comes to democracy, nor do I understand why it is used as a solution for inequality and political corruption. 80 more words

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