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No, Humans Are Not All Descended From One Couple..

11.27.2018

A recent paper claims humans descended from one couple 200,000 years ago but actual science (& common sense) is proving this incorrect.

Should "under God" be in the Pledge of Allegiance?

08.06.2018

Some people think the addition of "under God" to the American Pledge of Allegiance challenges the separation of church and state.

Woman Fired From NASA Internship over Tweet

08.24.2018

A woman was fired from a NASA Internship after tweeting about it with inappropriate language.

Help me here - is 'Baby It's Cold Outside' Rapey?

12.04.2018

I keep staring at the lyrics & I see pushy but...

Do you support reddit banning certain subreddits?

06.07.2018

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

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

05.30.2018

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

Is Taylor Swift's Political Endorsement Helpful?

11.03.2018

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

Does it matter how the media covers suicide?

06.10.2018

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.

"Rachel Divided": Identity or White Privilege?

07.06.2018

In 2015, the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP's leader, Rachel Dolezal, was discovered to be a white woman from a white family even though she identified as black. Netflix created a documentary called "Rachel Divide" that explored Dolezal's life as well as continued the conversation of race and privilege.

Redefining Gender Under Trump

10.23.2018

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

Kanye Silenced By Jimmy Kimmel

08.10.2018

School Security: Will Anything Work?

07.05.2018

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

Is Teenage Vaping an "Epidemic"?

09.15.2018

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

Is Spanking Children Effective?

06.11.2018

Selfies are outta control!!

09.27.2018

Is there a redeeming quality of the selfie...?

Who Would You Leave Behind if the World was Ending

10.15.2018

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?

Does America need a Space Force?

08.09.2018

President Trump announced a new branch of the U.S. Armed forces for outer space.

Can America Learn from Iceland's Gun Laws?

07.30.2018

The small, gun-loving country hasn't had a shooting murder since 2007. Can the US learn from Iceland's system?

Is Starbucks Racial Bias Training the Best Move?

06.04.2018

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. Do you think this will be effective in reducing racism in the workplace?

Is the NY "Cap" on Uber/Lyft a Good Idea?

08.27.2018

The NYC mayor recently instituted a "cap" on Uber/Lyft drivers in the city. Some say it will hurt people of color out of Manhattan. What do you think?

Did Donald Trump say the n-word on tape?

08.15.2018

Some have alleged that a tape exists of President Donald Trump saying the n-word, but there is no real evidence that the tape is real.

#MeToo Activist Asia Argento Paid Off Accuser

08.20.2018

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

Should Seattle Ban Plastic Straws?

07.02.2018

On Sunday, Seattle implemented a new ban on plastic straws throughout the city. Promoted by the Strawless Ocean Initiative, the reduction of plastic straws can lead to substantial environmental benefits...

Children and Early Access to Technology

06.07.2018

Are Children Using Too Much Technology?

How Far is Too Far with Name Calling and Slurs?

06.01.2018

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

Should Big Tech companies remove Alex Jones?

08.06.2018

Facebook, Youtube, and Apple have taken steps to remove Alex Jones, who owns InfoWars, from their platforms.

Are Unhealthy Product Posts on Instagram Okay?

06.25.2018

A popular fitness blogger, Michelle Lewin, recently posted a photo promoting a "carb-blocking", weight-loss supplement...

Is Death with Dignity a Right or Unethical?

08.03.2018

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

Are Selfie Filters Leading to Psychopathology?

08.23.2018

The use of filters for photos have led to a rise in plastic surgeries and insecurities. Is this a problem? What can we do about it?

Flying Cars?

07.31.2018

The Switchblade May Be The First Flying Vehicle

Should Cisgender People be Cast as Transgender?

07.16.2018

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

Arm Teachers?: Let the Teachers Choose

05.06.2018

I hear many teachers who are opposed to being armed say, "I'd die for my students." Without a strategy for self-defense? That may, indeed, be the result...

Should We Abstain from Drinking Alcohol?

08.27.2018

A recent Lancet study concluded that drinking alcohol any amount of alcohol is not good for your health. What do you think?

Does the Bachelor Support Healthy Relationships?

06.12.2018

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

Is "13 Reasons Why" More Harmful than Helpful?

05.28.2018

As the show's second season comes out on Netflix, debates and criticisms from its first have been brought back to the surface. Have you seen this show? What is your opinion on it?

James Gunn Fired Over Old Tweets

07.21.2018

James Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, has been fired after old tweets of his resurfaced.

Should "Silent Sam" Have Been Torn Down?

09.08.2018

Outside of UNC-Chapel Hill's campus, a Confederate Statue (Silent Sam) was torn down by protestors. Should it have been? Should it be put back?

Can You Wear Political Apparel to Vote?

08.12.2018

A Missouri man was (initially) escorted from the poll of a primary election for wearing a 'Make America Great Again' hat. Was he deserving of this?

Should Starbucks Hop on the "Health Bandwagon"?

08.12.2018

Starbucks recently announced their launch of kombucha, by the Evolutions Fresh brand, in grocery stores nationally. Would you buy it?

Chicago Mayor links morals to increased violence

08.18.2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has come under fire for claiming that recent violence in Chicago is due to a lack of morals.

Polar Bear Killed by Cruise - Was it Justified?

07.31.2018

The German Haag-Lloyd cruise line is under fire after shooting a polar bear in Norway out of self-defense. Justified or unethical?

Should Dorsey Have Apologized?

06.13.2018

twitter ceo forced to apologize for eating chick-fil-a during pride month

Company Allegedly Photoshops Hand Darker

07.27.2018

Korean beauty company Stylenanda has come under fire for allegedly photoshopping a model's hand to appear black.

Can Companies Ban Meat for their Employees?

07.17.2018

A New York City-based company just issued a controversial statement: they are banning meat at all work functions...

Should MMA Star Face Consequences for Taunting?

08.08.2018

MMA star, Khabib Nurmagomedov, taunted homeless people with money and posted it to social media. Should he face consequences?

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