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Just by running, howard schultz wins

Former Starbucks CEO and billionaire Howard Schultz teased the possibility of an independent 2020 Presidential run in an interview with “60 Minutes.”

Digital Media is Now Facing the Consequences of Ragebait Content

Last week, online media companies laid off hundreds of staff members without warning, drawing questions about the future of digital content.

Women’s March Should Lose Sponsorships if Leaders Can’t Condemn Hate

“I’m not an anti-Semite, I’m anti-Termite.”

He Jiankui and the Ethics of Gene Editing

Chinese researcher He Jiankui recently used the CRISPR/Cas-9 complex to genetically alter the DNA of seven embryos in an attempt to make the embryos resistant to HIV.

The Army Should Focus on Incentives to Increase Recruitment

As the priorities of younger generations have begun to change regarding work and education, it probably doesn’t come as a shock that Army recruitment has gone down in recent years and the U.S. government is extremely concerned about it.

President Akon: the Implications of Political Celebrities

There have been over a dozen former celebrities elected as politicians in the United States government.

Stop Blaming Video Games for Toxic Behavior

On November 5th, National Public Radio published an article titled “Right-Wing Hate Groups Are Recruiting Video Gamers.”

Jim Acosta Did Nothing Wrong, and We Should Be Worried

What was at first yet another example of President Donald Trump losing his temper under the pressure of media questioning quickly became a reason for national concern as the White House took action against CNN journalist Jim Acosta after a press conference following the Nov. 6 Midterm Election.

We Can’t Blame Politicians if They Don’t Directly Call for Violence

Packages addressed to prominent members of the Democratic party, said to have contained pipes bombs, were intercepted by federal authorities on Oct. 24.

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