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  • Life expectancy in the U.S. continues to fall while other countries experience increases in how long their citizens live. There are many factors that influence this trend. Higher rates of suicide, homicide,diet, exercise and lack of health coverage are among some. This article explores this issue.

    Universal Healthcare and Life Expectancy: A Global Perspective

    Universal Healthcare and Life Expectancy: A Global Perspective

    by JC Scull16

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  • Without change, our dependence on petroleum and coal for power could someday lead to society's demise. But why wait for the inevitable when we can enact change now? With a multitude of viable energy sources at our finger tips, we are on the brink of a paradigm shift. Here are nine sources of renewable energy that could potentially change how we power our future.

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    by Christopher Wanamaker24

  • Chocolate bars have a dark, often untold story of human trafficking and child slavery. Cocoa plantations on the Ivory Coast use unpaid child labor to harvest the cocoa beans, often employing tactics such as physical abuse by overseers on plantations in West Africa.

    Chocolate Slavery: Slave Labor in the Cocoa Industry

    Chocolate Slavery: Slave Labor in the Cocoa Industry

    by Leah Lefler102

  • Democrats are placing themselves at a huge disadvantage in much of America due to their stance on gun control. Americans today value the Second Amendment as much as ever.

    The Progressive Case for the Second Amendment

    The Progressive Case for the Second Amendment

    by Ralph Lopez5

  • Through racist, exclusionary, and oppressive systems, differences in health and safety throughout the United States and the world are inherently unjust. These injustices are amplified through urban issues, especially through segregation.

    Health Injustice and COVID-19

    Health Injustice and COVID-19

    by Molly S1

  • The South Fork of the Chicago River carried away the decaying effluent of the city’s stockyards but the legacy of pollution remains.

    Chicago’s Polluted Bubbly Creek

    Chicago’s Polluted Bubbly Creek

    by Rupert Taylor1

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