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Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid Protests 5-on-5: Do the Warriors need to change their core if they lose?

Publix Suspends Contributions To NRA-Backed Politician Amid ProtestsProtests prompted supermarket chain Publix to suspend all political


Can the Rockets win without CP3? Are KD isos bad for the Warriors? We answer the biggest questions for Game 6.
'Trump's son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr. Will Harden's Rockets beat Warriors without Paul?

'Trump's son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr.The FBI has obtained wiretapped conversations involving Alexander Torshin ahead of his meeting with the president's son.


With Chris Paul out, the Rockets will have to rely even more on James Harden. But will it be enough?
2 People Injured In Indiana School Shooting Yankees activate 1B Bird, demote IF Torreyes

2 People Injured In Indiana School ShootingAt least two people have been injured in a school shooting in Indiana.


The New York Yankees have activated first baseman Greg Bird from the disabled list and demoted infielder Ronald Torreyes to the minors.
Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20 Pirates activate Marte, creating outfield surplus

Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20The woman shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol on Wednesday has been


Pirates center fielder Starling Marte, who is hitting .308 with six home runs and 10 steals in 41 games, was activated off the DL.
Virginia congressional primary will be a test for an establishment Democrat, as party seeks to flip the House Celtics' Smart says G7 'not going to be pretty'

Virginia congressional primary will be a test for an establishment Democrat, as party seeks to flip the HouseBefore Virginia Democrats can pop the victory champagne, they first need to decide what kind of candidate, and race, they want to run.


With a trip to the NBA Finals on the line, the Celtics say they are expecting a tough battle against the Cavaliers on Saturday in Boston.


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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