• Why Ms. Tran has looked so tired lately…

    Coming full circle this year, for those who remember the September/October PF topic (Resolved: On balance, public subsidies for professional athletic organizations in the United […]

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  • Unarmed Black Americans Twice As Likely As Unarmed Whites to Be Killed

    A new study demonstrates the preponderance of unarmed black Americans killed by police as compared to unarmed white Americans. Read this article, paying particular attention […]

    Unarmed Black Americans Twice As Likely As Unarmed Whites to Be Killed
  • Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?

    As, ISIS spreads across Iraq, some are questioning whether the US is doing enough. Read the NYT article below. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/world/middleeast/obama-defends-approach-to-islamic-state-fight.html?rref=homepage&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Home%20Page&pgtype=article

    Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?
  • Before you get your nails done for Prom…

    Read this article: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/11/nyregion/nail-salon-workers-in-nyc-face-hazardous-chemicals.html?_r=0 This is actually the 2nd article in a series published in the New York Times this past weekend.  New York Governor […]

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  • A New Flag for Kiwis?

    New Zealand citizens weigh in on changing their nation’s flag to reflect their history, diversity, and environment. Quiz on THURSDAY.

    A New Flag for Kiwis?
  • Are there actually valid arguments against same-sex marriage?

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court hear oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, the latest same-sex marriage case. It’s been 12 years since the case Lawrence […]

    Are there actually valid arguments against same-sex marriage?
  • Pope Calls Killings of Armenians First Genocide of 20th Century

    Please read the first article for some background on the Armenian genocide: http://www.nytimes.com/ref/timestopics/topics_armeniangenocide.html Now read this article to understand why the Pope calling this tragedy […]

    Pope Calls Killings of Armenians First Genocide of 20th Century
  • UN Monitors Damascus Refugee Camp

      As the humanitarian crisis in Syria deepens, UN peacekeepers seek to evaluate and improve conditions in a refugee camp for Palestinians. Read the article […]

    UN Monitors Damascus Refugee Camp
  • Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” Law

    Backlash is spreading quickly in the US to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Does the law legalize discrimination? Read the story from The Atlantic and […]

    Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” Law
  • Cruz Enters 2016 Presidential Race

    This week, Ted Cruz officially entered the race for the Republican nomination for President.  Read the following articles for this week’s World Buzz quiz, which […]

    Cruz Enters 2016 Presidential Race

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Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?

Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?

May 21, 2015 at 4:52 pm

As, ISIS spreads across Iraq, some are questioning whether the US is doing enough. Read the NYT article below. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/world/middleeast/obama-defends-approach-to-islamic-state-fight.html?rref=homepage&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Home%20Page&pgtype=article ...

  • A New Flag for Kiwis?
    A New Flag for Kiwis?

    New Zealand citizens weigh in on changing their nation’s flag to reflect their history, diversity, and environment....

    May 5, 2015 at 12:44 pm
  • Pope Calls Killings of Armenians First Genocide of 20th Century
    Pope Calls Killings of Armenians First Genocide of 20th Century

    Please read the first article for some background on the Armenian genocide: http://www.nytimes.com/ref/timestopics/topics_armeniangenocide.html Now...

    April 13, 2015 at 8:25 am
  • UN Monitors Damascus Refugee Camp
    UN Monitors Damascus Refugee Camp

      As the humanitarian crisis in Syria deepens, UN peacekeepers seek to evaluate and improve conditions in...

    April 8, 2015 at 2:10 pm
  • Long notorious for corruption, Latin American nations are making strides to break the grip of graft. Click here...

    March 16, 2015 at 2:29 pm
  • The President didn’t invite you?  Awkward!
    The President didn’t invite you? Awkward!

    This week, the Israeli Prime Minister spoke to a joint session of Congress.  Read the article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/netanyahu-warns-us-bad-deal-would-put-iran-on-nuclear-path/2015/03/03/c49f9f8a-c214-11e4-a188-8e4971d37a8d_story.html And...

    March 5, 2015 at 2:55 pm

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Why Ms. Tran has looked so tired lately…

June 10, 2015 at 10:40 am

Coming full circle this year, for those who remember the September/October PF topic (Resolved: On balance, public subsidies for professional athletic organizations in the...

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Unarmed Black Americans Twice As Likely As Unarmed Whites to Be Killed

Unarmed Black Americans Twice As Likely As Unarmed Whites to Be Killed

June 2, 2015 at 3:17 pm

A new study demonstrates the preponderance of unarmed black Americans killed by police as compared to unarmed white Americans. Read this article, paying particular attention...

  • Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?
    Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?

    As, ISIS spreads across Iraq, some are questioning whether the US is doing enough. Read the NYT article below. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/world/middleeast/obama-defends-approach-to-islamic-state-fight.html?rref=homepage&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Home%20Page&pgtype=article ...

    May 21, 2015 at 4:52 pm
  • Are there actually valid arguments against same-sex marriage?
    Are there actually valid arguments against same-sex marriage?

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court hear oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, the latest same-sex marriage case. It’s...

    April 29, 2015 at 2:06 pm
  • Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” Law
    Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” Law

    Backlash is spreading quickly in the US to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Does the law legalize...

    April 1, 2015 at 9:07 am
  • Cruz Enters 2016 Presidential Race
    Cruz Enters 2016 Presidential Race

    This week, Ted Cruz officially entered the race for the Republican nomination for President.  Read the following...

    March 24, 2015 at 11:38 am
  • The President didn’t invite you?  Awkward!
    The President didn’t invite you? Awkward!

    This week, the Israeli Prime Minister spoke to a joint session of Congress.  Read the article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/netanyahu-warns-us-bad-deal-would-put-iran-on-nuclear-path/2015/03/03/c49f9f8a-c214-11e4-a188-8e4971d37a8d_story.html And...

    March 5, 2015 at 2:55 pm

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