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November 19, 2017
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Why Not Decriminalize All Drugs? Put The Money Saved Towards Rehab

So it’s no secret that we being the Western world are in the midst of an opioid crisis, we are told that many people are dying from overdoses and that I’m sure like myself many people have been touched by someone they personally know that has succumbed to this battle. So to find out why we are here we need to examine what got us here to begin with. Many may point to how for minor injuries or pain that something with opioids was given to them for the pain, this is true and unfortunately how many become hooked. I’m […]
October 16, 2017
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Direct Democracy Versus Representative Democracy

Direct Democracy or pure democracy is where the public decides policy and what course of action is in their best interests directly. The job of the government is to make policy and the responsibility of the public is to vote on whether that policy goes forward. Does direct democracy lead to a more informed populace or does a more informed populace lead to direct democracy? You would think that in an ideal version of direct democracy that the public surely would have to be more informed and in a sense have more social responsibility for the direction they want their […]
May 2, 2017
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The Department of Justice may be seeking charges against Julian Assange

Wikileaks has undoubtedly upset the inner workings of the deeply entrenched national security apparatuses to their very core. As such, it would seem as if these power structures are moving towards unchartered territory by abdicating their principals and attempting to pursue charges against the Wikileaks publications. This is a very dangerous road to travel down, one that ultimately leads to setting a dangerous precedent whereas publishers of information may be subjected to criminal prosecution. Wikileaks cannot seem to get a break, even in this new administration, as it looks as if the DOJ is looking to seek charges against the […]