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Why It’s Time To Yet Again Reconsider The Death Penalty In America

Why It’s Time To Yet Again Reconsider The Death Penalty In America

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Arizona’s execution of convicted killer Joseph Wood reignited the debate of capital punishment and its role in the American justice process. Recent changes to procedures have allowed for some controversial executions, which has resulted in a subsequent questioning of the legal and moral reasoning for them. In 1989, Joseph Wood was convicted for murdering his […]

15 Tweets That Perfectly Illustrate The Debate Around Immigration Reform

15 Tweets That Perfectly Illustrate The Debate Around Immigration Reform

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Although the chance for a comprehensive immigration reform bill to make it through Congress has been passed on to our next President, the debate over what to do with this country’s immigration crisis still rages on. For the most part, the contention splits along party lines: Democrats want more to be done to prevent longtime […]

How A Coalition Effort May Or May Not Bring Peace To Israel

How A Coalition Effort May Or May Not Bring Peace To Israel

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We could spend hours swapping opinions about the Balfour Declaration, Israeli settlers, whether or not Palestine can peacefully co-exist with Israel, whether or not Hamas should be empowered and a myriad of subjects until we’re blue in the face. All of the rhetoric and arguing doesn’t mean squat right now. Here is the situation: Civilians […]

Why It’s Time To Yet Again Reconsider The Death Penalty In America
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Why It’s Time To Yet Again Reconsider The Death Penalty In America

Arizona’s execution of convicted killer Joseph Wood reignited the debate of capital punishment and its role in the American justice process. Recent changes to procedures have allowed for some controversial executions, which has resulted in a subsequent questioning of the legal and moral reasoning for them. In 1989, Joseph Wood was convicted for murdering his […]
How A Coalition Effort May Or May Not Bring Peace To Israel
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How A Coalition Effort May Or May Not Bring Peace To Israel

We could spend hours swapping opinions about the Balfour Declaration, Israeli settlers, whether or not Palestine can peacefully co-exist with Israel, whether or not Hamas should be empowered and a myriad of subjects until we’re blue in the face. All of the rhetoric and arguing doesn’t mean squat right now. Here is the situation: Civilians […]
Why We Can’t Call What’s Going On In Gaza A Genocide
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Why We Can’t Call What’s Going On In Gaza A Genocide

The views and opinions in this article are solely the author’s and do not reflect the official opinion of Elite Daily. The author, Ross Seidman is the Director of Government Relations for the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council, a member of the Youth Working Group to the U.S. Commission to UNESCO, and previously served […]

Your Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Explain The Current Conflict Between Israel And Gaza
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Your Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Explain The Current Conflict Between Israel And Gaza

The current Israeli-Palestinian conflict is confusing, and not just because it spans over the course of the last decade. With the fighting intensified between Israel and the Gaza Strip, we’re providing readers with a helpful fact sheet to help make sense out of what’s currently occurring in the Middle East. Why These Two Won’t Get […]

10 Countries That Are More Progressive With LGBTQ Rights Than The United States
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10 Countries That Are More Progressive With LGBTQ Rights Than The United States

US citizens pride themselves on being part of a progressive democracy, an alleged model for the entire globe. But oftentimes, when it comes to LGBTQ rights, we could learn a thing or two from other countries around the world. Although we’ve made some great strides in gay rights throughout the past decade, — from overturning […]

How Strategic Divestment And Economic Pressure On Israel Could Help Save Lives
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How Strategic Divestment And Economic Pressure On Israel Could Help Save Lives

The views and opinions in this article are solely the author’s and do not reflect the official opinion of Elite Daily. The author, Samah Hadid is an international human rights campaigner currently based in the Middle East and North Africa. She is a former Country Director for the Global Poverty Project and a past Australian Youth […]

Dutch Foreign Minister Gives Emotional And Powerful UN Address About The MH17 Crash
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Dutch Foreign Minister Gives Emotional And Powerful UN Address About The MH17 Crash

On Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans gave an emotional address to the UN Security Council about a UN resolution that would give his country access to the crash site of the MH17 — something that Russia has been hesitant to allow. Timmermans speech opened up with a disheartening thought: I’ve been thinking how horrible it […]