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Trust in the News Media

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

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.

The Wall...?

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

Billionaires create jobs & innovate, they are good

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

Outright Fake News Rampant In All Major News Firms

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

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?

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.

Is Teenage Vaping an "Epidemic"?

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

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?

Psychedelics will transform mental healthcare

Magic mushrooms could soon be used to treat depression

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

How Should We Protect Uncontacted Tribes?

There are up to 100 uncontacted indigenous communites in the world, the vast majority in the Amazon rainforest. What can we do to secure their rights?

Toxic Masculinity? I like strong independent men..

The latest in a string of dumbass catchphrases

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

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

Redefining Gender Under Trump

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

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?

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.

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

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

Virginia's late-term abortion debate

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

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?

Should Andrew Johnson's Hair Been Cut?

Andrew Johnson, an African American wrestler in high school, was forced to cut his hair at a recent match. Was it justified or racially biased?

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

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

Is Spanking Children Effective?

Does the Bachelor Support Healthy Relationships?

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

Who's afraid of socialism?

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

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.

Should Cisgender People be Cast as Transgender?

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

Mexico Reports Highest Ever Homicide Rate In 2018

Tops 33,000 Investigations. What is the solution?

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?

Kanye Silenced By Jimmy Kimmel

Should Kevin Hart host the Oscars?

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

#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.

School Security: Will Anything Work?

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

This filmmaker spent months interviewing neo-Nazis

Damn!!

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

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

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.

Should we abolish immigration detentions?

ICE is detaining a record number of undocumented immigrants- can they handle it and should we have detention centers to begin with?

Company Allegedly Photoshops Hand Darker

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

Should "Silent Sam" Have Been Torn Down?

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?

The US Should Continue Arms Sales w/ Saudi Arabia

debate whether the United States Federal governenment should end or continue arms sales with the Saudi's

Chicago Mayor links morals to increased violence

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

"Rachel Divided": Identity or White Privilege?

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.

Doctors should learn from Native American medicine

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

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

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

Does America need a Space Force?

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

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