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Aug 08 2022
Reading the daily headlines, the average American could not be blamed for believing the nation’s population consists of only two groups, at odds over every possible topic, issue, and interpretation of the country’s ideals.
Coverage of contemporary issues are riddled with opposing labels categorizing Americans into rival camps -- Pro-Life versus Pro-Choice, Gun Control versus Gun RightsIsaiah Anthony
Dec 29 2015
Negative views of Hillary Clinton have jumped to nearly their highest on record in ABC News/Washington Post polls, while Donald Trump’s personal popularity has grown more polarized along racial and ethnic lines.
Clinton’s favorability has burbled back under water: 45 percent of Americans now see her favorably, down 7 percentage points since midsummer, while 53 percent rate herABC News (Online)
Apr 21 2021
The conviction of Derek Chauvin showed George Floyd's life really did matter to a justice system on trial.
Now, millions of Americans wait to see whether a moment of rare hope will spur political leaders to deliver similar justice by reforming policing and eradicating systemic racism. A jury of 12 Minnesotans did more than convict ex-policeman Chauvin Tuesday on all counts of murderingCNN (Online News)
Apr 06 2015
Former Florida governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush identified himself as Hispanic on a 2009 voter registration form, The New York Times has revealed.
The Times reports that the application, obtained from the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, shows that Mr. Bush marked himself “Hispanic” in the field labeled “race/ethnicity.”
Under Florida law,Washington Times
Sep 07 2022
Is Section 230 necessary? Does it harm free speech? Does it enable misinformation? How should we change it, if at all?
Explore all perspectives, stances, and arguments for and against Section 230 and the regulation of online platforms with AllStances™ by AllSides.Reform or Revoke Section 230 to prevent bias against conservatives Social media platforms have an anti-conservative Ethan Horowitz
Jul 20 2020
IOWA CITY — In early July, the United States surpassed three million COVID-19 cases. As of July 17, the country has confirmed more than 138,000 deaths stemming from the pandemic. Nonetheless, universities across the country are eager to send students, faculty, and instructional staff back into the classroom.
The University of Iowa (UI), where I am a graduate student and TeachingLatino Rebels
Jan 31 2020
Freshman year can make anyone feel lost, but Seattle teen Janelle Gary felt especially lost when she entered high school in 2015. At home, she watched a wave of gentrification drive change in the historically black Central District neighborhood, and at school, where she was one of the few students of color in an honors history class, she felt as if black perspectives were also in the minorityTime Magazine
Jun 10 2021
President Biden’s struggles to find agreement in Congress to overhaul U.S. infrastructure aren’t just about dollar totals. They’re also about values: What kind of 21st century should we build?
United States Route 275 has all the signs of a split personality. Running east out of Norfolk, Nebraska, it’s a four-lane divided highway for 12 miles until, inexplicably, it narrows to a two-laneChristian Science Monitor
Jul 03 2020
Vladimir Putin is stepping up his war on the World Wide Web. In late May, claiming that it was key to Russia’s counterterrorism efforts, Putin signed a decree dramatically expanding his government’s power to regulate — and limit — access to the Internet for the country’s nearly 150 million inhabitants.
The edict, an update to the Kremlin’s 2014 counterterrorism strategy, gives RussianNational Review (News)
Nov 21 2015
Texas state troopers have begun asking motorists their race and ethnicity after it was discovered that drivers — mostly Hispanics — were often misidentified during traffic stops because of flaws in an automated system meant to guard against racial profiling.
Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw told a state House committee that the change took effect Wednesday in an attemptUSA TODAY