Category: Social

The Financial and Influential Grip of the FIFA World Cup

This article’s aim is to answer the following questions: What is FIFA? What is The World Cup? How much is FIFA worth? What events does FIFA manage?   FIFA stands for: Federation Internationale de Football Association (in French). And in English, it’s translated as the “International Federation of Association Football.” This organization was founded in

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International Laws And Russia

This article will answer a few questions regarding a major current event. What are the international laws? A law is a rule of conduct or action formally organized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority. An international law refers to laws made between sovereign nations, where a ‘sovereign’ is defined as a supreme power

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Ellen Page’s Speech for the Human Rights Campaign

On Valentines Day, actress Ellen Page came out in a speech for the Human Rights Campaign. This confession wasn’t much of a surprise to me at first, until I listened to her speech in which she confesses to being in hiding and to have fallen victim to the social stereotypes that media and pop culture

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Bad Time to Catch a Cold

Is it about health or politics, or both? Do you remember the statement: “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan,” a line Obama used  to sell the bill and kept using this year to promote his healthcare law. According to UCLA Center for Health Policy Research approximately 14 million Americans, roughly 4.9%

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Laws of the Land

I’ve thought for about a week on writing an article like this because the blog might lose readers but, I apologize in advance. The government shutdown and sequestration has effected everyone, not just the 800,000+ people that are currently unemployed due to this shutdown. Tim’s article explains what the shutdown means and I encourage you

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Political Parties

When looking at lists of the greatest presidents America has had, George Washington is often among the highest ranked. He led the colonists against the British in the American Revolution for Pete’s sake! How could he not be ranked highly? In my list he ranks highly for one simple reason – his ability to say

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What You Want to Know About the Shutdown

So the federal government has again shutdown. The last time this happened was during President Clinton’s administration in the mid-1990’s. Well what does this exactly mean? I’ll tell you. The federal government is shutdown but that only means that those deemed as non-essential employees are being furloughed. All of the laws, speed limits, and the

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Miss America 2014

If you haven’t heard in the last twelve hours or so, Miss America 2014 has been crowned and once again she is from New York. All should be well and good but if we know anything about Miss America, it is nothing without controversy. No, this time a contestant did not famously flub the question

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CREATIVITY: Making Connections

Creativity is the result of being curious, having experiences and connecting those experiences to derive new solutions to problems at hand from the resources that are available. Curiosity: In order to be creative, it is important to first be curious. If you learn about any creative person that you can think of, they will, without

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