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Trust in the News Media

Who's biased--- the media, the readers; or no bias?

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Is there a trans bubble?

There's a risk that we rush to turn kids' identity explorations into rigid categories, and make them permanent through surgery.

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Virginia's late-term abortion debate

The difficult decision of ending a late-term pregnancy and why: who has the right?

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Twitter turns you into an asshole.

Twitter brings out the worst in us. For your well-being and the well-being of your society, it's time to leave.

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Is Teenage Vaping an "Epidemic"?

FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb just declared e-cigarette use an epidemic among American teenagers.

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The gray area between privacy and security

Facial recognition technology used at a Taylor Swift concert has drawn attention to the gray area between privacy and security.

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Psychedelics will transform mental healthcare

Magic mushrooms could soon be used to treat depression

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Mexico Reports Highest Ever Homicide Rate In 2018

Tops 33,000 Investigations. What is the solution?

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Outright Fake News Rampant In All Major News Firms

It's Not A Liberal Or Conservative Thing...

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Toxic Masculinity? I like strong independent men..

The latest in a string of dumbass catchphrases

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Is Starbucks Racial Bias Training the Best Move?

Due to the unfounded arrest of two black males in a Philadelphia Starbucks, the chairman of Starbucks called for a nation-wide racial bias training.

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Anti-depressants are expensive faith-healing

The NHS spends £9bn a year on anti-depressants. Yet most of their effect comes from the placebo, or faith. This is a rip off.

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Social media responsibility

Do you know how much information about you is on the Internet and who might be using it?

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Who's afraid of socialism?

The new Democratic agenda sure looks like government control over the means of production.

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We should give geo-engineering a chance

Climate campaigners should ditch their knee-jerk dismissal of ambitious schemes to cool the planet.

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Is It Still Okay To Listen To Michael Jackson?

HBO's new documentary Leaving Neverland has left many wondering if it's finally time to cancel Michael Jackson.

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Alan Watts: genius or charlatan?

Alan Watts, the Sixties guru of mysticism, is a YouTube sensation. But his personal life was a serious mess. Does that matter?

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This filmmaker spent months interviewing neo-Nazis


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The Jussie Smollett case

Do you have confidence in the criminal justice system?

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The Wall...?

Do nations have the right to protect their borders? If so why not the U.S?

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How Far is Too Far with Name Calling and Slurs?

Samantha Bee recently attacked Ivanka Trump for her father's immigration policies. Surprisingly, many celebrities supported her and her crude comment.

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The Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives

Chimpanzees. Who's Responsible for Saving Them?

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It's time to ditch the pursuit of endless growth.

We need to embrace 'new economics' before we trash the planet completely.

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Is Spanking Children Effective?

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Billionaires create jobs & innovate, they are good

The only way to become a Billionaire is by creating jobs... prove me wrong...

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Is Taylor Swift's Political Endorsement Helpful?

Taylor Swift recently took her political beliefs to Twitter to support Phil Bredesen in an effort to raise awareness about voting. Was it beneficial?

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Does the Bachelor Support Healthy Relationships?

Do dating shows, like the Bachelor and Bachelorette, have the ability to negatively influence modern day relationships?

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The missing news link

What types of news stories do you want to see more of?

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Do you support reddit banning certain subreddits?

Reddit, which has a reputation for allowing controversial content, has nonetheless banned certain subreddits over the past few years.

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Doctors should learn from Native American medicine

Indigenous knowledge of herbal remedies could provide new treatments for common diseases

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal

The Green New Deal legislation sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy.

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Should Cisgender People be Cast as Transgender?

Scarlett Johansson was recently cast as a transgender man in the new movie "Rub and Tug."

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Redefining Gender Under Trump

The Trump administration is considering narrowing the definition of gender in America, which would eliminate protections given to transgender people.

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Civil disobedience for action on climate change

The only way to force governments to act on climate change is through non-violent civil disobedience.

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Is Death with Dignity a Right or Unethical?

The debate of physician aid-in-dying (PAD) has been brought up again by David Goodall's death. Is PAD ethical or morally wrong?

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Who Would You Leave Behind if the World was Ending

A recent middle school assignment in Ohio is sparking outrage. It addressed diversity in an odd context: the end of the world. What are your thoughts?

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It's time for a 'Spiritual New Deal.'

We should explore timeless spiritual values in the political sphere.

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Kanye Silenced By Jimmy Kimmel

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Should Fetal Tissue be Used in Human Research?

The inclusion of fetal tissue in research is highly controversial with strong positions from either side. What are your thoughts on this?

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The Geography of Innovation?

Do most innovators come from rural areas?

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Roseanne Barr's Show Canceled: Racism or a joke?

"Roseanne" was swiftly canceled after a tweet form Roseanne Barr.

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School Security: Will Anything Work?

Following the latest school shooting in Parkland, Fla., is there anything else school systems can do to improve security?

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Should Kevin Hart host the Oscars?

Hart has dropped the job after offensive tweets resurfaced and he refused to apologize.

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#MeToo Activist Asia Argento Paid Off Accuser

#MeToo activist and actress Asia Argento agreed to pay off Jimmy Bennett, who alleges that she had sex with him when he was underage.

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Does it matter how the media covers suicide?

After the highly-publicized deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, some people are taking a look at how the press can exacerbate things in the aftermath of celebrity suicide.

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