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Psychedelics will transform mental healthcare

01.18.2019

Magic mushrooms could soon be used to treat depression

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?

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?

Toxic Masculinity? I like strong independent men..

01.16.2019

The latest in a string of dumbass catchphrases

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.

Is Spanking Children Effective?

06.11.2018

Doctors should learn from Native American medicine

01.20.2019

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

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?

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."

How Should We Protect Uncontacted Tribes?

01.21.2019

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?

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?

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.

Should Kevin Hart host the Oscars?

01.09.2019

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

#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.

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?

The Wall...?

01.09.2019

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

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

05.30.2018

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

Kanye Silenced By Jimmy Kimmel

08.10.2018

Outright Fake News Rampant In All Major News Firms

01.12.2019

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

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?

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.

The gray area between privacy and security

12.13.2018

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

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.

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.

Should Fetal Tissue be Used in Human Research?

12.17.2018

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

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.

"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.

Should Andrew Johnson's Hair Been Cut?

01.09.2019

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?

Does America need a Space Force?

08.09.2018

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

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.

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?

Selfies are outta control!!

09.27.2018

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

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?

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

12.04.2018

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

Children and Early Access to Technology

06.07.2018

Are Children Using Too Much Technology?

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...

Is Teenage Vaping an "Epidemic"?

09.15.2018

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

U of Chicago Drops SAT/ACT Score Requirements

07.14.2018

The University of Chicago has dropped its SAT/ACT score requirements in an effort to attract a more diverse student body, but some people question the effectiveness of the change.

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?

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.

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.

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...

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.

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 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.

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