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  • Aug
  • 27
  • 2014

Police Brutality Claims in NYC

Police brutality cases in New York City by the NYPD appear to be on the rise especially now that every citizen carries around video recording capabilities on their mobile phones, these incidents of police brutality and excessive force are often captured on video. One would hope that such incidents would decrease as technologies improve the…

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  • Aug
  • 26
  • 2014

Corporations Giving Up Their Citizenship

Many corporations are renouncing their U.S. citizenship because of the United States high corporate tax rate. Corporate tax inversion is when a company moves their base of operations to a location with a lower tax rate, lowering their costs. Burger King recently announced that it has been in negotiations to acquire Tim Horton’s, which is…

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  • Aug
  • 26
  • 2014

Finding a Job With a Criminal Record

Getting convicted of a felony will affect you for the rest of your life. Besides losing productive years off your life in prison, you lose certain rights such as your right to vote. But once you have served your debt to society you should have every right to start over and that begins with a…

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  • Aug
  • 26
  • 2014

Why Opposition to Charter Schools Hurts Children From Low Income Households

As New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio took office many knew to expect a liberal progressive agenda, which to his credit he campaigned on claiming that charter schools had a destructive impact on public schools. Over 90% of students who attend charter schools are a minority and from a low-income household. Previous Mayor Michael…

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  • Aug
  • 24
  • 2014

Racism Is Not The Problem

The violence in Ferguson has outraged community activists and has drawn ire of Attorney General Eric Holder who vowed to see that justice gets served. This week Holder commented on the sensitive investigation with regards to the Michael Brown shooting by police officer Darren Wilson and said that although the country has made progress in…

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