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  • When it comes sustainability in our world, we need to be concerned about three key areas. The important concepts of environmental, economic, and social sustainability form a basis from which good decisions and actions can be made. Here, I will discuss the three spheres of sustainability and how these interrelated concepts ultimately effect you and society as a whole.

    The Environmental, Economic, and Social Components of Sustainability

    The Environmental, Economic, and Social Components of Sustainability

    by Christopher Wanamaker18

  • Many people already realize the importance that recycling has on our society and way of life. However, if you still need more convincing, here are five big reasons why you need to start recycling today.

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    by Christopher Wanamaker11

  • Hostility and contempt towards women, or belief in their inborn inferiority, has pervaded religious and political ideology. Many women believe the fight continues to obtain equality and respect

    Quotes About Misogyny

    Quotes About Misogyny

    by Colleen Swan16

  • For most people, executive salaries are obscenely high, and even when leaders screw up, corporations seem willing to pay out a fortune to get rid of them.

    Golden Parachutes for Bad Executives

    Golden Parachutes for Bad Executives

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • What can be done to change people's minds about tossing trash in the streets or industrial waste in our rivers? We can start by looking at our own behavior and asking ourselves some key questions.

    Ways to Prevent Water Pollution

    Ways to Prevent Water Pollution

    by Susette Horspool5

  • This article summarizes the various reported incidents of human trafficking in the contemporary world. The story also provides contacts for organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking.

    13 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    13 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    by Kelley Marks16

  • Highlighting differences between UK and USA housing, to show some of the social and cultural differences between Britain and American homes; based on my personal knowledge and perceptions of America.

    Comparison of British and American Housing

    Comparison of British and American Housing

    by Arthur Russ28

  • One of the most significant controversies which has emerged in education has to do with cell phones. More specifically…should cell phones be allowed in school? There are pros and cons to both sides.

    Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in School?

    Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in School?

    by Leonard Tillerman11

  • Have you ever wondered why people become homeless? This article explains just a few of the most common causes of home loss for people living in the United States. Some of them may surprise you.

    Some Reasons People Become Homeless

    Some Reasons People Become Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay146

  • A listing of ways just one person can help protect endangered species. Learn ways you can help by starting right in your own backyard or make a difference for animals around the world!

    Ways YOU Can Help Protect Endangered Species

    Ways YOU Can Help Protect Endangered Species

    by Melanie Palen55

  • This article summarizes the history and misdeeds of the Mexican drug cartels. The scope of this international problem is discussed as well, emphasizing its impact on the United States, perhaps the only country powerful enough to stop them.

    What Should I Know About Mexico’s Drug Cartels?

    What Should I Know About Mexico’s Drug Cartels?

    by Kelley Marks167

  • 10 real and whimsical solutions to stop a mailbox thief before they can steal your mail or identity. From practical mail tips to locks and alarms for mailboxes.

    How to Stop Mail and Mailbox Theft

    How to Stop Mail and Mailbox Theft

    by ga anderson7

  • The technological revolution of recent years has brought with it many positives, but also quite a few negatives. I look at the advantages and disadvantages of technology.

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

    by Paul Goodman20

  • With climate change and increase in the use of toxic pesticides, honey bees are disappearing. Colony collapse disorder causing their deaths will affect humans, honey bees vanishing is not a good sign.

    Why Are Honey Bees Dying?

    Why Are Honey Bees Dying?

    by Michael Kismet8

  • There are conflicting claims about the appropriateness of killing wildlife. Many criticize big game hunting for moral reasons, as well as concerns over where the money from this expensive sport ends up.

    The Controversy Over Trophy Hunting in Africa

    The Controversy Over Trophy Hunting in Africa

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • Imagine if all the oil yet to be extracted from the ground suddenly disappeared, never to reappear again. How would we cope without the raw material that made the modern world possible. Would be able to find a suitable alternative fuel. Part one looks at what an oil-less world would like during the first year.

    A World Without Oil: The Aftermath

    A World Without Oil: The Aftermath

    by James Kenny31

  • Do you speak English? If so, then the chances are very very high that the nation you live within faces big problems due to wild boar or wild pig overpopulation. You should do something about it too.

    Feral Pig Problems

    Feral Pig Problems

    by Wesman Todd Shaw34

  • For more than 20 years now, whenever something awful like a school shooting happens, politicians have been quick to find something to blame. Since the times of Heath High School and Columbine, video games have been one of the quickest targets for politicians, but this is ignorant and miselading.

    Politicians, Video Games Are Not the Problem

    Politicians, Video Games Are Not the Problem

    by Jason Reid Capp44

  • Who doesn’t like cute widdle wabbits hoping about the landscape? Twenty-three million Australians for a start.

    Australian Rabbit Plague

    Australian Rabbit Plague

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Some of my opinions as to why so many people in America seem to have no empathy for homeless people despite being mere paychecks away from the circumstance themselves.

    Why Do People Fear and Hate the Homeless?

    Why Do People Fear and Hate the Homeless?

    by Kylyssa Shay68

  • Poverty and the environment are linked in a vicious death cycle that neither element can break from. The poor in most cases cannot afford to take proper care of the environment, which is their major resource base; in turn, a degraded environment poses a threat to their health and livelihood.

    The Death Cycle of Poverty and the Environment

    The Death Cycle of Poverty and the Environment

    by AL2

  • I am not a celebrity. I am simply a writer with my own ideas, opinions and creative pursuits. Behind my words, you cannot see me, except for a small profile picture in the corner of the screen. If you saw me in the street, you would not recognise...

    The Media's Obsession With Celebrities: Fame's Negative Side

    The Media's Obsession With Celebrities: Fame's Negative Side

    by Polly C6

  • Some semesters back, the Honors Program at the George Washington University in Washington, DC held a symposium on religion and conflict in the 21st century.  In this symposium, we heard from several speakers, then broke into case study groups in...

    A Simple Solution to Religious Conflict

    A Simple Solution to Religious Conflict

    by Simone Haruko Smith5

  • Many see Greta Thunberg as a passionate young activist who brings hope for the future. I see a traumatized kid, indoctrinated with doomsday messages, being exploited. The Left has taken a page from religious fanatics and is employing their own flavor of "child preachers." It's creepy and sad.

    Opinion: Greta Thunberg Is the New Child Preacher

    Opinion: Greta Thunberg Is the New Child Preacher

    by M S Beltran0

  • How many of our homeless are actually missing persons? Nobody knows exactly. Losing touch with family and friends, missing persons are joining a steady stream of panhandlers and those sleeping on the sidewalk.

    America's Homeless Are Going Missing

    America's Homeless Are Going Missing

    by Kym L Pasqualini0

  • Public education might be the last resort for children of color to constructively assimilate into American society, but there is an enormous disjoint looming over America’s educational itinerary.

    Standardized Tests: A Dilemma for African Americans

    Standardized Tests: A Dilemma for African Americans

    by Linda Joy Johnson3

  • Climate change is increasingly recognized as being observable today. But if we want to do something about it, how much time do we have to do so? Personal and scientific reflections on this question.

    Climate Change:  How Much Time Do We Have?

    Climate Change: How Much Time Do We Have?

    by Doc Snow131

  • 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 Wanamaker23

  • Sustainable tourism development meets the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing tourism opportunities for future generations. To enable this continued practice, a number of different environmentally progressive approaches have been developed.

    Environmentally Sustainable Tourism: A Progressive Approach

    Environmentally Sustainable Tourism: A Progressive Approach

    by AL2

  • This article looks at the relative advantages and disadvantages of religion, with a pros and pros and cons list.

    The Pros and Cons of Religion

    The Pros and Cons of Religion

    by Paul Goodman16

  • 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

  • There have been five mass extinctions; we are now in the beginning of the sixth mass extinction. How is global warming threatening all life on earth and what can we do about it?

    Global Warming and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    Global Warming and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    by Catherine Giordano39

  • Thirty years after the institution of affirmative action policies, it remains a significant argument: has affirmative action achieved integration and equality so that it is unnecessary to continue it into the 21st century? The answer, unfortunately, is not a simple “yes” or “no.”

    Affirmative Action:  Is It Still Necessary in the 21st Century?

    Affirmative Action: Is It Still Necessary in the 21st Century?

    by Liza Treadwell Esq aka Liza Lugo JD18

  • It's no secret there's bias in the mainstream media, but when you're hunting for a good news source, these are a few things to watch for.

    How to Choose a Reliable News Source

    How to Choose a Reliable News Source

    by Emilie S Peck10

  • There are several deep-rooted causes of Indian poverty. Some have historical roots and others derive strength from socio-political structures. Lack of effective governance and corruption has only sustained Indian poverty.

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    by Goodpal129

  • Religion in developed countries is declining, but why is it dying out so fast? Read on to find out why 9 countries will soon be comprised entirely of non-believers, and why the rest of the world will soon follow their lead.

    6 Reasons Religion Is Dying

    6 Reasons Religion Is Dying

    by DK398

  • The hippie movement was a catalyst for a great deal of change. What came of these changes and is there a lasting effect today? What came of the hippies themselves?

    What Happened to the Hippies?

    What Happened to the Hippies?

    by Tracy Lynn Conway48

  • Bullied children across America suffer needlessly. The number and severity of attacks by bullies continue to increase exponentially with the availability of social media sites and texting capabilities. States, desperate to get a handle on it, impose fines or jail parents of bullies. Is this fair?

    Should Parents Be Fined or Jailed If Their Children Bully People?

    Should Parents Be Fined or Jailed If Their Children Bully People?

    by H Lax10

  • Six ideas to help end homelessness and an invitation to share your solutions to the problem of so many Americans being homeless. So many are veterans, children, elders, and disabled people.

    Solutions to the Problem of Homelessness

    Solutions to the Problem of Homelessness

    by Kylyssa Shay32

  • Everything I was being taught in dental school about fluoride was wrong. To my horror, it was all quite the opposite. I made it my goal to find out why..

    The Toxic Truth About Fluoride

    The Toxic Truth About Fluoride

    by Kate P12

  • While numerous people have felt deep conflicts between their physiological and psychological structures, gender reassignment has been slow to emerge as a pathway to freedom

    Discussing Transgender Issues in Society

    Discussing Transgender Issues in Society

    by Colleen Swan14

  • I am often asked why I don't believe in God. It seems shocking to some, and an immediate condemnation of being evil usually follows. The simple answer is no God has ever answered my prayers...

    Why I Don't Believe in God

    Why I Don't Believe in God

    by Tessa Schlesinger21

  • With single-use disposable plastic being a large part of women's sanitary products, there has been a slow but steadily increasing resistance to find alternatives that are less wasteful and disappear rather than accumulating in the environment.

    Plastic-Free Periods: Eco-Friendly Sanitary Products

    Plastic-Free Periods: Eco-Friendly Sanitary Products

    by Tenochtitlan0

  • How can you tell if someone is homeless? There's no sure way but there are a lot of clues that may add up to homelessness when taken together. Knowing them can keep people living on the street safer.

    How to Tell if Someone Might Be Homeless

    How to Tell if Someone Might Be Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay15

  • Technology has changed how we work, play, and live, but has it changed how we vote as well? Social media (and digital media in general) is having long-lasting effects on voters' decisions and political movements.

    How Does Social Media Affect Politics?

    How Does Social Media Affect Politics?

    by Haley1

  • Few would believe that a cartoon could play a role in the deaths of thousands of animals, but Disney's "101 Dalmatians" did just that. "Finding Nemo" and "G-Force" had similarly negative effects. Animals in the media are often purchased by families with little idea of what they're truly getting.

    101 Dalmatians Syndrome: Media Influence on Pet Owners

    101 Dalmatians Syndrome: Media Influence on Pet Owners

    by Schatzie Speaks11

  • If you're homeless and trying to figure out how to spend a small amount of money to best effect, this list may help. It has also proven useful to charities creating care packages for homeless people.

    What to Buy if You Are Homeless

    What to Buy if You Are Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay197

  • Have you wondered why people living on the street don't just get jobs and stop being homeless? Learn about homeless employment statistics, the barriers to employment they must overcome, and share your solutions in the comments.

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    by Kylyssa Shay159

  • This article explores the issues regarding the question of whether or not cigarettes should be banned, with themain arguments that are used for and against making cigarettes illegal listed.

    Should Cigarettes Be Banned Completely?

    Should Cigarettes Be Banned Completely?

    by Paul Goodman22

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