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  • 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 has delivered mixed results.

    China’s Population Policy

    China’s Population Policy

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • There are several deep rooted causes of Indian poverty, some have historical roots and others derive strength from social structure. Lack of effective governance has only sustained Indian poverty.

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    by Goodpal104

  • Although health and medical care have been defined as human rights, healthcare is far from being self-evident in African LEDCs. When will the international community finally react to combat the issue?

    Healthcare in African LEDCs - Access Denied!

    Healthcare in African LEDCs - Access Denied!

    by Clarissa Schmal0

  • 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 Tillerman3

  • 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 Goodman4

  • 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 Giordano38

  • 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 Goodman5

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  • This is basically my breakup letter to feminism. For many years, I was a feminist, but not a radical one. But radicals took over, sanity has left the building, and I am not a feminist anymore.

    Feminist Beliefs I No Longer Agree With

    Feminist Beliefs I No Longer Agree With

    by Rachael Lefler106

  • Regardless of the reasons why growing hemp became illegal, there are 1 billion trees cut down each year to make paper. That could be remedied by using hemp instead--if it were legal in all 50 states.

    Hemp VS Trees:  One Billion Reasons To Use Hemp Instead

    Hemp VS Trees: One Billion Reasons To Use Hemp Instead

    by Joel Diffendarfer2

  • 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 Shay60

  • 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 Goodman8

  • No one wants to discuss dying, but one day we all will. Now is the time to make plans for the certainty of our demise.

    Preparing for the End of Life

    Preparing for the End of Life

    by Dan Dildy0

  • See how easily negative emotions grow in childish minds not disciplined to explore feelings. If we understand our internal issues, we can find options besides hate to deal with external situations.

    How Hatred Grows and How to Disable It

    How Hatred Grows and How to Disable It

    by Dora Weithers50

  • Opinions matter, especially since this agenda is being promoted by the United Nations which clearly expects the idea to have international appeal. Learn about the CEDAW treaty and share your opinion.

    What Do You Think About Gender Sensitization?

    What Do You Think About Gender Sensitization?

    by Dora Weithers50

  • 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 Kismet6

  • 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

  • Wild tigers are critically endangered, there is now more captive tigers than there are wild tigers. If we do not act soon, it is very likely that wild tigers will become extinct dying off in the wild.

    Endangered Wild Tigers Likely to Become Extinct

    Endangered Wild Tigers Likely to Become Extinct

    by Michael Kismet5

  • Political correctness is a contentious issue in American culture. It is, at the same time, a reminder of the U.S.' despicable racism, and the desire to transcend this country's odious unjust past.

    In Defense of Political Correctness

    In Defense of Political Correctness

    by Duane Townsend18

  • Everybody agrees that prejudice is bad. I have never in my life met anyone who was in favor of prejudice. There is such universal agreement on this topic that it makes us feel united. Except when it comes to actual instances of prejudice. Then...

    Why Prejudice is Bad

    Why Prejudice is Bad

    by Aya Katz60

  • 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 CWanamaker14

  • With our modern technology, we are inundated with various devices and systems that help make our lives easier. But is our need for convenience damaging our natural abilities and skills?

    Automated Restrooms and the Downfall of Society

    Automated Restrooms and the Downfall of Society

    by Lauren Flauding10

  • Although the debate over whether cannabis should be legal has gone on for decades, the intensity has increased in recent years. This article lists the pros and cons of legalization.

    The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Cannabis

    The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Cannabis

    by Paul Goodman11

  • 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 to Help Protect Endangered Species

    Ways to Help Protect Endangered Species

    by Melanie Palen55

  • 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

  • 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

  • "Good without God" may be an idea whose time has come. A recent spate of dueling billboards on this topic has people talking.

    The Billboard Wars: Good Without God

    The Billboard Wars: Good Without God

    by Catherine Giordano47

  • Following generations of difficult struggles, women are now celebrating sisterhood in new ways that are primed to change the patriarchal model in the United States and potentially the world.

    Women's History Month: 2018 Will Be Revolutionary!

    Women's History Month: 2018 Will Be Revolutionary!

    by Dan Dildy0

  • Arguments for Gun Control – International murder rates and crime rates show why arguments against gun control are difficult to support. A novel use of statistics is employed to extract the key gun control argument.

    Arguments for Gun Control

    Arguments for Gun Control

    by Thomas Swan56

  • 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 Shay14

  • 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 Shay143

  • Young girls growing up in India are struggling with the taboo culture surrounding menstruation and sanitation. It's an issue that poses a multitude of risks and needs to be better-addressed.

    Indian Menstruation Taboos

    Indian Menstruation Taboos

    by Cecilia Bensch0

  • Religion has its good points, but does it do more harm than good? This essay does a cost-benefit analysis and discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly of religion in modern times.

    Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?

    Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?

    by Catherine Giordano132

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 CWanamaker13

  • 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 watergeek5

  • 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.

    Nine Ways to Generate Electricity from Renewable Sources

    Nine Ways to Generate Electricity from Renewable Sources

    by CWanamaker20

  • Is there a God? Atheism argues there’s no scientific proof that God exists. In reality, atheists willfully blind themselves to a profusion of compelling evidence that God does exist.

    Atheists Disregard Scientific Evidence of God

    Atheists Disregard Scientific Evidence of God

    by Ronald E Franklin131

  • Ethics and morality are two different things. A lack of morality may or may not harm some people, but a lack of ethics always will.

    Why Ethics Matter

    Why Ethics Matter

    by Tessa Schlesinger2

  • 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

  • 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 Shay193

  • 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

  • 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 Kelley167

  • 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.

    11 Things You Should Know about Human Trafficking

    11 Things You Should Know about Human Trafficking

    by Kelley16

  • Have you wondered why people living on the street don't just get jobs and stop being homeless? Learn some of 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 Shay127

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