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There’s A Reason Why ‘Idiot’ Appears When You Google ‘Trump’

Image via google search. During a congressional grilling of Google chief executive Sundar Pichai this week, the tech titan was asked by Republican congresswoman Zoe Lofgren why Trump’s image appeared when you search the term “idiot”. “Right now, if you google…

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Why YouTube’s Political Creators Distrust The Crowdfunding Site

YouTube is no safe haven for controversial political content. Since last year’s Adpocalypse, the advertiser boycott campaign that emerged after an expose published by The Wall Street Journal revealed major corporations were accidentally funding far-right extremists via their own online…

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Europe’s Emerging Right Wing Politics

Recently there has been a spade of rallies throughout Europe and an election that would signify Europeans desire to return to more conventional right-wing politics. Sweden, a nation often heralded alongside other Scandinavian nations as a bastion for left-wing activists…

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Are Platitudes of Political Correctness Wearing Thin?

With the recent presidential election in Ireland coming to a rather anti-climactic close with a resound and foreseeable outcome in the re-election of Michael D. Higgins, some questions raised provided foundations for interesting debates that many people consider controversial. Because…

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What Next for Power Sharing Post Brexit?

As Brexit looms and the return to power sharing in Northern Ireland appears less likely among the growing oppositional framework the Brexit discussion have fraught, I wonder what will the political landscape of Northern Ireland look like post Brexit. It…

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What are Millennials doing with their Extra Money from Tax Cuts?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in 90 percent of Americans seeing an increase in their take-home pay. A majority of workers have a higher disposable income, but there are differences in how this money is spent. These differences…

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Is it too Early to Laugh at the Trumpkin For being Tricked? Nope

If you are a democrat in search of something fun to do, go listen to a republican justify the shit storm drenching the republican party. It’s hilarious. Despite truth, evidence, guilty pleas, and logic they insist the investigation is nothing…

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Most Americans are clueless about state government. You?

Americans trust their state governments to handle issues as important as education and health care and pay them more than a trillion dollars in taxes annually. And yet, they know very little about state government, a new survey finds. Almost…

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Google’s CEO Makes Friends On Capitol Hill, Enemies At Headquarters

Those looking for a thoughtful debate on technology found they tuned into the wrong channel. The Congressional hearing was more of an SNL skit about political posturing. (This article also appeared in Chief Executive Magazine) The match between the well-prepped…

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according to Swami Vivekananda who are ‘no better than savages’?

Dear Justice Ginsburg, is not under-staffing EEOC anti-woman? (unethical) presidents can cut regulatory efforts they disapprove of (e.g. EEOC) and give a boost to those they favor (e.g. Pentagon)? Q: aren’t y’all [President(s) + OMB + Congress] 3 stooges? Q: is the…

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