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Will Donald Trump Prove To Be A Good President?

  Astonishment and concern are two emotions felt by millions of Americans after Donald Trump was elected President, and for good reason.   His campaign thrived off...

California’s proposed secession demonstrates the severity of those opposing Donald Trump’s presidency, as well...

By: David McDonald Karl Marx once told us that, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.”. I believe, in terms of current tyrannical...

A PESTLE Analysis Of The Dakota Access Pipeline

Introduction The controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline has been on the news for quite some time now, and everytime I witness innocent protesters being...
black prisoners

An analysis of the Prison System in America; A place where profits reign, prejudice...

Introduction I found the inspiration for this article when I heard that Brock Turner, the Stanford rapist, had been released from jail after what must...
Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick

Was Colin Kaepernick justified in his protest against racial prejudice in the USA?

Introduction If you’ve been a football fan for the past few years, the name Colin Kaepernick might ring a bell. He is the starting quarterback...
Barack Obama and hillary Clinton

The political structure in the USA is flawed. Why is this the case and...

Introduction One can only wonder how the 2016 presidential elections have been narrowed down to two of the most publicly scrutinized, corrupt candidates seen in...
an unarmed black protestor

U.S. Law enforcement continue to kill unarmed civilians on a daily basis – this...

Introduction With the increased exposure of gun violence in America (mass shootings, increasing homicide rates, police brutality and murders) I’ve really been wanting to research...
Marijuana

Why Was Marijuana Made Illegal?

By: David McDonald   The history of marijuana (or cannabis/THC) stems back around 10,000 years and is widely recognized as one of the most useful plants...

Gun Regulations in America Must Change in Order to Decrease Violence

Given recent events, this is obviously a sensitive topic. However, if you’ve been keeping up with some of the terrible things that have been...

Hemp Vs. Deforestation: An argument that promotes future hemp farming

Introduction Let’s get one thing clear, marijuana is arguably the single most beneficial plant known to humans. Whether you’re using it for industrial or medical...

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