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You Need to Donate to the International Rescue Committee. Here’s Why.

Around the world there are people who are suffering and struggling to live conflict free lives: in the Congo, in South Sudan, in Laos, in Syria, and several other places. These persons often flee their homes, becoming categorized in one of three ways based on United Nations definitions. It is our duty to help them.

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In Response to Helen Zille’s “The Real Story Behind the Lwandle Evictions,” and her “Law of the Jungle” Comments.

At least in the jungle communities can live without fear of such crimes, and not have to wonder whether or not their own government will play politics with what remains of their lives.

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Reflecting on Rape Culture now that Sexual Assault Awareness Month Has Ended

Every 2 minutes an American is sexually assaulted, which equates to a staggering 237,868 new victims of sexual assault every year. Still think Rape Culture isn’t real?

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Drones and why it is time for a serious public discussion.

About the Author  Ryan is a political scientist, humanist, and dog lover. He is currently a Master’s Candidate studying International Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin Madison.   The Basics What is a predator drone? For the purposes of…

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Invisible Children: Trying to End a 27 Year Long War

Children are being kidnapped straight from their homes, but what happens once they are in the army? Girls are forced into violent sex slavery, boys are forced to carry guns and become child soldiers and if anyone makes a struggle in any action they’re ordered to do, they are beaten on the spot and possibly shot by another child soldier.

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Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future

As things stand, substantial strides have been made regarding the formation, enumeration, and recognition of human rights, but there are myriad obstacles inhibiting the international community from protecting these rights.

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Kenyan Service Trip Wrap Up

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Kenyan Education Service Trip

You may already be familiar with our Kenyan Education Initiative, the fundraiser in which our fans (that’s you) raised over $3,000 in order to fund the education of poor children in Meru Kenya. If you are not, we strongly urge…

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A Word on Homeless Policy in the United States *Spoiler Alert* It Sucks

In America, it is estimated that 3.5 million people are currently homeless. In the same country, census data indicate that approximately 18.5 million houses currently sit vacant. In addition, a barrage of new laws in major cities across the US have made it a crime to even offer food to…

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Kenyan Education Initiative

The Problem In Kenya, the government only provides education through the eighth grade. In order to attend secondary school students are required to take a National Exam (KCPE) that determines their education track. If students do well enough on the test,…

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