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In Defense of Bernie Sanders

In August this author questioned Bernie’s motives, now he’s urging us to vote for the Vermont Senator in the primaries.

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Refugee Realities Post-Paris

It is unreasonable to deny these individuals help because we are afraid of what might happen if we give them their lives back. That is not how humanity works.

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Pearson’s Department of State: Should Corporations be Allowed to Decide Who Serves in Government?

Pearson, the education publishing giant is the gatekeeper for those wishing to serve at the department of state. Should corporations be allowed to control who becomes public servants and who doesn’t?

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Activist Watch List: The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self is a British documentary written, produced, and narrated by Adam Curtis, originally airing in 2002 on BBC 4. The series identifies the multitude of ways in which powerful interests, both public and private, have used psychoanalysis to control populations

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Opinion: Bernie Sanders, the Sheepdog Socialist

Will Sanders’s campaign usher in change for the Democratic Party, or will it serve to Shepard young liberals into Hilary’s camp? One socialist weighs in on Bernie’s legitimacy as a candidate and as a progressive.

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Activist Watch List: Noam Chomsky and the Manufacturing of Consent

AWL is a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist community. This episode features “Manufacturing Consent” which highlights Chomsky’s probing analysis of mass media and his critique of the forces at work behind the daily news.

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The World We Want: From MDGs to Sustainable Development

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 provides us with both a reason to cheer and motivation to continue bettering our world. But there is more to be done!

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Governor Walker Needs to Reconsider His New Drug Testing Policy

In Wisconsin, whatever Governor Walker’s intentions may be with his drug testing policy, the evidence shows that to implement such a policy would condemn WI taxpayers to frivolous spending in order to catch insignificant amounts of users. Additionally, it is morally wrong to use taxpayer funds in order to violate the constitutional rights of the poor.

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Help Us Alleviate Homelessness In Madison WI This Winter!

There are thousands of individuals in Madison and the surrounding areas that spend the entirety of winter doing one thing – trying to stay alive. Help us change that.

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Renovating Marriage For The Digital Age

This article is not about who should be allowed to marry nor what constitutes a marriage, but rather where we feel as a society the point of interaction between love and government should be.

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