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By Sridutt Nimmagadda The rise of the human species has fundamentally changed the Earth, enough so that this era has been named the Anthropocene by contemporary paleontologists and anthropologists. A recent article by Elizabeth Kolbert for National Geographic … [Read More...]
By Natasha Baker “Discontent is the first necessity of progress” – Thomas Edison I am often indignant, and I sometimes wonder if the negativity inherent in such an attitude is healthy or productive. Sometimes I question if my frustration with the status quo is worth it or if I am simply … [Read More...]
By Breanna Bellatti Afghanistan’s president Hamid Karzai says the Sharia Law practice of stoning as a punishment for adultery will not be a part of the country's new law code. This announcement comes after political leaders and human rights groups denounced proposed draft legislation that would … [Read More...]
By Jonas Bruun, Lauren Gifford, Robbie Watt Originally posted on the Institute for Policy Studies website. As negotiations at the annual UN climate summit enter their final days, three participants weigh in on what's hot - and what's not - at COP19. Warsaw, Poland during COP19 (photo: … [Read More...]
By Gao Qinglian When I was in primary school in China, my teacher told me: “Know your enemy well, and then you will become omnipotent.” Based on this principle, my teacher encouraged the study of America’s history, culture and language. Nowadays, America has definitely become more of a … [Read More...]
Originally Posted On: Young People For by Gabriela De Golia Campaign finance reform and the impact of money in our elections are often thought of as important political issues, but rarely as youth issues. Little is said about the effects of massive corporate political spending on the lives of … [Read More...]