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Veto override will affect US in the long run

Published on October 13th, 2016 | by

Embed from Getty Images It has been about two weeks since the first congressional override of President Barack Obama’s veto against the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. The bill was introduced in September 2015 to “provide civil litigants …
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Ad blocker’s feature shuts out an even playing field

Published on October 4th, 2016 | by

In 2011, Adblock Plus caused much disappointment when it whitelisted particular types of advertisements that it deemed reputable. In September, the designers of the ad blocker that was installed on more than 100 million devices announced that it will allow publishers …
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Prison labor deserves better working conditions

Published on September 13th, 2016 | by

Embed from Getty Images The Attica Prison riot was an infamous uprising of prisoners at a New York correctional facility that was, largely, in response to the killing of incarcerated activist George Jackson. One often-overlooked fact concerning …
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Trigger happy on the border

Published on November 1st, 2012 | by

On Oct. 25, a state trooper fired an AR-10 rifle from a helicopter killing two Guatemalan nationals and injuring another near La Joya. Nine Guatemalans and one driver, who were initially suspected of drug smuggling, were …
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Iran needs foreign press to progress

Published on October 18th, 2012 | by

In response to recent European Union sanctions, major satellite television provider Eutelsat and media company Arqiva have dropped 19 Iranian channels from a network that covers Europe and various parts of the Middle East. These channels …
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