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7 questions about what’s happening in Iraq you were too embarrassed to ask

Last week, the U.S. authorized and carried out airstrikes in Iraq for the first time since troops withdrew from the country in 2011. The situation is changing by the minute,…

A first-hand account of the looming ‘health disaster’ in Gaza

On Aug. 2, several United Nations Agencies, including the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, issued a joint press release calling attention to an imminent “health disaster” in the Gaza…

Rape jokes still aren’t funny: Be an ally instead of an enabler

Rape culture compounded by a social media-focused population has culminated in a uniquely dangerous phenomenon. There is a growing proliferation of men and women who are sexual violence enablers. These…

An open letter to Chris McDaniel: What you can learn from John McCain

Hey Chris, I hope you can tear yourself away from your binders full of ineligible voters/women to read this piece of totally sage and free advice I’m about to give…

Ben Carson is crazy, but his Super PAC chairman is crazier: Meet John Philip Sousa IV

In further proof that 2016 will be very embarrassing for Republicans, rising conservative star Dr. Ben Carson is moving closer to a presidential bid. The pediatric neurosurgeon, who once called…

How Congress failed America’s refugees this week

On Thursday, Congress voted on a Republican-led bill in the House and a Democrat-led bill in the Senate, both of which addressed emergency supplemental funding for the unaccompanied immigrant minors…

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