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  • 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

  • Modern farming methods rely heavily on the European Honey Bee for pollination, but the honey bee population is in peril and the cause of the problem is not well understood. Modern farming methods do not currently support adequate pollination by native species of bees.

    What's Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    What's Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    by Sherry Hewins37

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • As states in the US continue to legalize marijuana, those opposed to legalization are renewing old claims that legalization is linked to an increase in violent crime. In fact, the literature shows that this is not true. Legalization may even lead to a decrease in certain types of crime.

    Legalization of Marijuana Does Not Increase Crime

    Legalization of Marijuana Does Not Increase Crime

    by David A Cohen2

  • Discusses changes to education for women and how these changes have increased advancement for women despite continued wage gaps and glass ceilings. The question of how women educators can empower female learners through dialogues advancing these students needs is also raised.

    Advantages of Quality Female Education:  A Look to the Future

    Advantages of Quality Female Education: A Look to the Future

    by Natalie Frank2

  • 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

  • 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 Goodman15

  • 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 Shay145

  • 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 P11

  • 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

  • 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 Townsend22

  • 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

  • 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 Shay67

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Shay144

  • 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 Goodman21

  • 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 Wanamaker10

  • President Trump’s “national emergency” appears to be another attempt to obscure the severity of the consequences dealt to children being separated from their parents at the southern border of the United States.

    Children at the Border Are the True National Emergency

    Children at the Border Are the True National Emergency

    by Linda Joy Johnson8

  • 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 Tillerman10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Conway47

  • 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 Schlesinger13

  • 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

  • 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

  • So convenient and, in many places, so necessary, yet our addiction to personal transportation may be killing us.

    Cars Are Destroying Us

    Cars Are Destroying Us

    by Rupert Taylor27

  • 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

  • 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

  • We all want to save our planet one way or another and there are many ways how. My list include simple things that you can do everyday that will not only help reduce your carbon footprint but also significantly lessen your expenses in the long term. A win-win situation for you and our Earth.

    10 Tips on How You Can Save Money While Protecting the Environment

    10 Tips on How You Can Save Money While Protecting the Environment

    by Jennifer Gonzales1

  • This article explores the causes of ethnic conflict through an analysis of Rwanda, Darfur, and Yugoslavia.

    History of Ethnic Conflict

    History of Ethnic Conflict

    by Larry Slawson2

  • Read this hub to find out about the history of the second amendment and how it affects gun rights and gun control. Learn what measures the NRA is using to quiet politicans about the gun control after the Auora Colorado shootings. Watch a video of ultra-high capacity rounds being fired.

    Gun Control and the 2nd Amendment

    Gun Control and the 2nd Amendment

    by Mike Russo1086

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Russ23

  • 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 Lax9

  • 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

  • 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

  • Is Homosexuality Genetic? - A combination of genetic and environmental factors could explain how homosexuality manifests. The sexually antagonistic selection theory can solve the paradox of how homosexuality survives natural selection.

    Homosexuality: Is There a Gay Gene?

    Homosexuality: Is There a Gay Gene?

    by Thomas Swan21

  • Ninety percent of all babies with Down Syndrome are aborted. One reason this statistic is so high is because of the medical community's negative spin on down syndrome.

    Aborting Down Syndrome Babies

    Aborting Down Syndrome Babies

    by Cari Jean196

  • 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

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