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  • 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 Tillerman19

  • All across Europe, Ireland is perceived as a sustainable green country. But is it really? Ireland's new program "Origin Green," the first such in the world, is making sure of it.

    Sustainable Agriculture in Ireland: Origin Green

    Sustainable Agriculture in Ireland: Origin Green

    by Sustainable Sue14

  • 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 Goodpal130

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Deepfakes could be the next political weapon. Let's look into the evolution of this artificial technology and the dangers it poses. Can a political turmoil be created as a result of this technology? How can we prevent malicious attacks using deepfakes and what does the future hold regarding them?

    Deepfakes: The Next Monumental Reckoning

    Deepfakes: The Next Monumental Reckoning

    by Marko Milutinovic0

  • In the late 1970s, the population of China was approaching one billion so the government decided to take action to slow down the growth rate. The policy delivered mixed results.

    China’s Population Policy

    China’s Population Policy

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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

  • The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice. Not so in Hollywood and in other forms of media. Dark-skinned Black women are often viewed as less affluent, attractive, and palatable to the general public. If they are cast in roles, those roles are often more negative and stereotypical than light skinned Black actresses are cast in.

    Why are Dark-Skinned Black Women Portrayed so Negatively in the Media

    Why are Dark-Skinned Black Women Portrayed so Negatively in the Media

    by Grace Marguerite Williams40

  • Every time you swipe your EDD debit card, you are giving Bank of America money. Don't allow this predatory corporate bank to capitalize on your misfortune. This guide will show you how to stop letting them profit off of your unemployment benefits.

    How to Use Your EDD Debit Card to Piss Off Bank of America

    How to Use Your EDD Debit Card to Piss Off Bank of America

    by Jenifer L69

  • 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

  • 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 Goodman23

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Social networking is so widespread nowadays few people question its value. This article lists the downsides of using social media.

    20 Reasons Not to Use Social Media

    20 Reasons Not to Use Social Media

    by Paul Goodman5

  • 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 Russ30

  • 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 Schlesinger25

  • 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 Shay164

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Wanamaker19

  • 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

  • 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 Kismet9

  • What are the new challenges in e-waste management after the COVID-19 Pandemic? Tell me what you think in the comments.

    E-Waste in the Post-COVID World

    E-Waste in the Post-COVID World

    by Marjorie Dumont0

  • I talk about my own experiences of being bullied when I was a child. I hope discussing my own experiences will help someone see the signs of a bullied child and do something about it.

    My Experiences of Being Bullied as a Child

    My Experiences of Being Bullied as a Child

    by David Livermore15

  • The 21st century is an honorable time to be a woman because of modernization, technology, and medical advancements that are available. This article is all about being a woman and why being a woman of the 21st century is so amazing, especially when compared to historical times.

    Why Being a Woman of the 21st Century Is Amazing!

    Why Being a Woman of the 21st Century Is Amazing!

    by Cristale Adams20

  • 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

  • The middle class has been difficult to define because there isn't a universal definition of middle class. The middle class has only been identified basing upon an income range while taking to valuable consideration the poverty line of a country and...

    What It Means to Be Middle Class in the Philippines

    What It Means to Be Middle Class in the Philippines

    by Greg de la Cruz2

  • Moral values are too often missing from our educational curricula today. While it is crucial that students gain knowledge and skills in school, it is just as important that they also take on moral virtues such as love, honesty, hard work, and compassion.

    Moral Values for Students: A Necessary Part of the Curriculum

    Moral Values for Students: A Necessary Part of the Curriculum

    by Paul Richard Kuehn323

  • One of the world’s oldest tax havens is Monaco, described by writer W. Somerset Maugham as a “Sunny place for shady people.” Now, the world has 50 or 60 places where people can hide money

    How the Rich Hide their Money from Tax Collectors

    How the Rich Hide their Money from Tax Collectors

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • 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

  • 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 Shay147

  • Fatphobia is the fear and dislike of fat people and the stigmatization of individuals with bigger bodies. This social issue plagues most of the world, and stems from a deeply racist backstory.

    Fat White Femininity and its Racist History

    Fat White Femininity and its Racist History

    by Lisa Hallam0

  • 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

  • The rise of social media has caused the spread of misinformation in the form of conspiracy theories: the belief that a covert yet powerful organization is responsible for a circumstance or event. Psychologists explain what makes some people more prone to believing in conspiracy theories than others.

    How Conspiracy Theories Thrive in the Age of Misinformation

    How Conspiracy Theories Thrive in the Age of Misinformation

    by Mariah Bruce1

  • We all have a lot of microplastic in our bodies and it’s impossible to avoid ingesting more.

    The Plastic in Our Bodies

    The Plastic in Our Bodies

    by Rupert Taylor4

  • Alternative sources of energy from fossil fuels have become increasingly sought in recent years. In this article, I list the advantages and disadvantages of wind power.

    The Pros and Cons of Wind Power

    The Pros and Cons of Wind Power

    by Paul Goodman3

  • Art is subjective, and thus divisive. Who should say whether a work of art is fit for public consumption or not? When a piece of art is disturbing, should we confront it head on or dismantle it to prevent the corruption of minds?

    Can Art Be a Crime?

    Can Art Be a Crime?

    by Marjorie Dumont6

  • The differences between East and West are plentiful. Social and family structures are perhaps the areas exhibiting the greatest differences. This article will show one aspect of the Chinese family structure in which grandparents play an important role in raising children.

    The Grandparent Trap: How Many Chinese Children Are Raised

    The Grandparent Trap: How Many Chinese Children Are Raised

    by JC Scull6

  • 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.

    14 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    14 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    by Kelley Marks16

  • The role of EMS can either address social inequity or promote it. This article examines the relationship between social inequity and EMS and discusses potential solutions for known equity gaps.

    How EMS Can Address Social Inequity

    How EMS Can Address Social Inequity

    by Daniel J Owens2

  • 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

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