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Psychedelics will transform mental healthcare

Magic mushrooms could soon be used to treat depression

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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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This filmmaker spent months interviewing neo-Nazis


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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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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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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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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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Doctors should learn from Native American medicine

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

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Children and Early Access to Technology

Are Children Using Too Much Technology?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Woman Fired From NASA Internship over Tweet

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

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The Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives

Chimpanzees. Who's Responsible for Saving Them?

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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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Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Protest

The telescope being built in Hawaii is running into trouble with native protestors.

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Is "13 Reasons Why" More Harmful than Helpful?

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?

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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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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.

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

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?

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The missing news link

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

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Selfies are outta control!!

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

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Should Big Tech companies remove Alex Jones?

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

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The Jussie Smollett case

Do you have confidence in the criminal justice system?

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Flying Cars?

The Switchblade May Be The First Flying Vehicle

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Can Companies Ban Meat for their Employees?

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

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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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is it okay to flirt with girls these days

because honestly i have no idea at this point

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Would You Move for $10,000?

Vermont's state government is paying remote workers with out-of-state employers to move there permanently. Would you take up this offer?

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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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Are Selfie Filters Leading to Psychopathology?

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?

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Minimum Wage Raise

Should the minimum wage be raised to $15/hr?

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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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Should Starbucks Hop on the "Health Bandwagon"?

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

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Should We Abstain from Drinking Alcohol?

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

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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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Should the TSA Be Removed From Small Airports?

A group has been formed to discuss the possible removal of TSA from small/medium-sized airports. Would this be a dangerous or profitable change?

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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?

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The Geography of Innovation?

Do most innovators come from rural areas?

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Christchurch mosque shooting

New organizations covering acts of violence

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Are Electric Scooters Safe?

With rental e-scooters on the rise, some are excited about this new invention while others are cautious. What are your thoughts?!

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