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Why The War In Afghanistan Is An Even Bigger Defeat Than Vietnam

Why The War In Afghanistan Is An Even Bigger Defeat Than Vietnam

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After 13 years of fighting, the War in Afghanistan is finally winding down. American and British forces just withdrew from Camp Leatherneck and Camp Bastion and handed over the military complex to Afghan forces. The event marked the end of British combat operations in Afghanistan, and the beginning of the end of US involvement in the country. In September, […]

There Have Been 87 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook And Zero Gun Law Changes

There Have Been 87 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook And Zero Gun Law Changes

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Last Friday, a young student at Marysville-Pilchuck High School walked into the cafeteria and opened fire on his classmates. Six people were shot in total at the Seattle-area school. Two died at the scene, including the shooter, who took his own life. Another student, 14-year-old Gia Soriano, succumbed to the wounds she sustained during the incident […]

How Brazil Became What It Is Today Under President Dilma Rousseff

How Brazil Became What It Is Today Under President Dilma Rousseff

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The latest elections in Brazil, which took place on October 26, will go down as the closest in the country’s history. Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff defeated the pro-business candidate, Aecio Neves, 51.6 percent to 48.4 percent. The results showed how polarized Brazil is nowadays. Some people love Dilma and some people hate Dilma. This is bound […]

5 Quotes From The World’s Poorest President Show It Pays To Be Humble

5 Quotes From The World’s Poorest President Show It Pays To Be Humble

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José Mujica is the president of Uruguay. Unlike most world leaders, he does not reside in a presidential palace. Instead, he voluntarily chooses to live on a farm located off a dirt road. Additionally, Mujica gives away 90 percent of his salary to charity. This man is 79 years old, has no bank account and […]

Debunking Every Reason You Have For Not Voting In This Year’s Election

Debunking Every Reason You Have For Not Voting In This Year’s Election

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Millennials are historically apathetic. Today, pretty much every human creation ever conceived is on the Internet. Access to every novel, film, artwork, TV show, essay, article, song and event is literally sitting in a small black rectangle in our pockets. We must believe that anything and everything we are doing is better than any of […]

Why The War In Afghanistan Is An Even Bigger Defeat Than Vietnam
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Why The War In Afghanistan Is An Even Bigger Defeat Than Vietnam

After 13 years of fighting, the War in Afghanistan is finally winding down. American and British forces just withdrew from Camp Leatherneck and Camp Bastion and handed over the military complex to Afghan forces. The event marked the end of British combat operations in Afghanistan, and the beginning of the end of US involvement in the country. In September, […]
Debunking Every Reason You Have For Not Voting In This Year’s Election
Politics

Debunking Every Reason You Have For Not Voting In This Year’s Election

Millennials are historically apathetic. Today, pretty much every human creation ever conceived is on the Internet. Access to every novel, film, artwork, TV show, essay, article, song and event is literally sitting in a small black rectangle in our pockets. We must believe that anything and everything we are doing is better than any of […]
John Oliver Breaks Down The Risks Translators Take In The Middle East (Video)
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John Oliver Breaks Down The Risks Translators Take In The Middle East (Video)

Foreign translators regularly risk their lives for American troops, yet it’s nearly impossible for them to start a new life in the US. HBO’s John Oliver discusses the danger translators face both on and off the battlefield, and takes you through the unnecessarily difficult process to earn permission to live in the United States. The […]

The Short And Long Reasons Why Millennials Hate Politics
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The Short And Long Reasons Why Millennials Hate Politics

It’s no secret that Millennials appear disinterested in politics today, especially in the United States. In fact, a recent Pew study concluded that Millennials aren’t fans of political parties, with half of Millennials describing themselves as politically independent. Here’s why: Long Version Politics has become an old boys’ club and there isn’t much room for younger generations […]

Why Voter ID Laws Are Actually A Good Thing
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Why Voter ID Laws Are Actually A Good Thing

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of Elite Daily It seems nowadays as soon as somebody even mentions “voter ID laws,” a great deal of controversy ensues. The common objection seems to be something along the lines of, “Why should we […]

How Voter ID Laws Are Just Another Hidden Form Of Racism In The US
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How Voter ID Laws Are Just Another Hidden Form Of Racism In The US

Across the country, Republican-dominated state legislatures are passing laws that disenfranchise millions of otherwise eligible voters. Dozens of states have passed laws that require a photo ID to vote. Ostensibly, these laws are justified because they prevent voter fraud. At first, the laws appear to be effective ways to ensure every election be decided fairly. […]