Civil Rights

The Reality of Rural Living and the Effects on the Education Systems

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On Jan. 22, 2017, Kristin Rushowy wrote an article for the Toronto Star on a rural school in Ontario closing because there were not enough students to be able to stain the building itself. This occurrence is resulting in many families having to send their kids to another school, which happens to be a lot farther than the other school. Some children now have to travel about an hour and a half to get to school.

I'm boycotting the NFL. Want to join?

I am boycotting the NFL. Want to join?

 

800,000 Dreamers on the Edge of Being Sent Back to a Country They Do Not Know

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Published on Al Jazeera English website by Al Jazeera and news agencies, on September 6th, the article “US reacts to Trump's move to scrap the DACA programme” sums up the reactions to Trump government’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

800,000 Dreamers on the Edge of Being Sent Back to a Country They Do Not Know

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Published on Al Jazeera English website by Al Jazeera and news agencies, on September 6th, the article “US reacts to Trump's move to scrap the DACA programme” sums up the reactions to Trump government’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Death to Freedom

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I must say living in this century is coming out very difficult in many ways. Especially, to the most outspoken of us, the ones that try to make their best to express not only their beliefs but also to give us ,the population, the right to evaluate situations by having almost all the facts possible to be given. Yes, the journalists. Who are being mistreated all around the world in this right instant.

 

The Fake Images of the Conflict in Myanmar

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As of September 5th, 2017, the most recent fighting in Myanmar took place in the state of Rakhine, leaving approximately 400 dead and forced 40,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee their homes for Bangladesh, reports Rebecca Ratcliffe in The Guardian.

The Real Source of Fake News in America

    The controversial and absolutely unfactual statements made by the President of the United-States in not only the last few weeks but his entire campaign and presidency have redefined America in an unprecedented way, sparking debates on both sides of the aisle about the competency of current executive officer to lead the nation forward, a conversation held previously during the administration of Richard Nixon.
 

Malnutrition is Taking Venezuela Down

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Venezuela is undergoing a dramatic shift that is being caused by the regime of their president, Nicolás Maduro. This crisis of malnutrition is described in an article posted on April 18th 2017, in Americas Quarterly, by Rachelle Krygier. Krygier explains that this time of “scarcity and malnutrition are a direct consequence of [the fall of the Venezuelan economy]”.

The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis

Written by Shuaib Almosawa, Ben Hubbard and Troy Griggs, the article ‘It’s a Slow Death’: the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis”, published in the New York Times on the 23rd of August 2017, sums up the deadly collateral consequences of a war that seems to be never ending. In Yemen, the war has been lasting since the past two years and a half. The two parties, one led by the Saudi coalition and supported militarily by the Americans, and the other one, the Houthis and their allies, both affirm that they will never give up until the other side does.

Just like in our History Textbooks.

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Racism is often talked about using the past tense, however, in the past few years, this horrific ideology has resurfaced and is now being mentioned regularly in the news. In fact, less than a month ago, hundreds of right-wing protestors marched the streets of Charlottesville, in order, to protest the removal of Robert's E. Lee statue. For those who do not know, Robert E.