Unbeknownst to most, millions of Americans are currently denied one of the fundamental rights of citizenship—the right to vote.
Category: United States
By implementing the ZIP code, the United States Postal Service has accidentally corroded how some Americans understand personal geography. For others, ZIP codes have helped give shape to communities that otherwise had no claim to legitimacy.
The changes to the test coming in March 2016 are positive steps, but won’t eliminate the racial and socioeconomic biases that have plagued the SAT throughout its history.
Silenced by money, American food and environmental activism has lost its integrity. The result: a corrupted Congress and a duped citizenry.
Voters today are fed a constant stream of information—do they still need debates to help them make their decisions?
Violent crime in America has dropped fairly consistently over the past few decades. Research indicates that environmental policy may have played a significant role.
America has been polarized in responding to Syria’s refugee crisis. Through examining our history up to today’s system, it is clear that we must assist these refugees to the best of our ability.
Suicide rates on college campuses are skyrocketing, placing depression and anxiety at the forefront of conversations about mental health on campuses.
As every issue becomes an identity issue, how can we differentiate between candidates?
What balance between individual freedom of choice and the common good does American democracy require? To what extent is the press entitled to free speech? How much of a role should the government play in making medical decisions for citizens? These questions add philosophical depth to the conflict between those who refuse to vaccinate themselves… Read more »