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30 People Under 30 That Will Make You Feel Bad about Yourself

As the end 2013 approaches, the world is listing everything. Lists dedicated to the greatest moments of 2013 are popping up everywhere detailing the accomplishments–both good and bad–of this year. The lists that make me feel particularly terrible about myself are the lists dedicated to the most influential people under age 30. I read these…

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Online Feminism Hard to Ignore

When Americans go online, they have been noticing more posts and videos about women’s issues and gender equality. The feminist movement has taken to social and online media in an effort to make and impact and spread the word about gender discrimination in our society. Feminist blogs and Youtube channels are on the rise. Topics…

U.S. Government Posting Bounties on Drug Lords

A new bounty posted on Rafael Caro Quintero after being released from prison in Mexico only 3 months ago. Bounties have been posted for the capture of wanted criminal since medieval times, yet this is not something we would think of when we think of our modern society. Currently the U.S. has bounties out on…

Results achieved by the global powers

The United Nations has not always gained results for its tireless efforts around the world, but with a wave of recent successes new hope rises.  The Syrian conflict is still raging as hotly as ever, but one enforcement has occurred and chemical weapons are out of the fight.  In the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

Typhoon Haiyan tears through Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines on Friday. It first hit the town of Samar and knocked out many power and communication networks in the process. It moved through the islands. So far the death toll includes only four people and seven people are hurt said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Around…

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Feminist Movie Ratings in Sweden

Typically, movie ratings provide information about language, violence, or nudity, but Sweden has released a new system for rating movies. It’s called the feminist movie rating and is being used to highlight gender bias. The system is essentially a pass or fail way for rating movies. In order to receive an “A,” the movie must…