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Future Opinion

Vision for a better world

With everything going on in the world today, remaining positive about the future is extremely difficult. Cynicism is far easier, especially when all we tend to see in the news is negative. Climate change, political upheaval, conspiracy theories, willful ignorance, war, the threat of nuclear annihilation, and more threaten our very existence. The vision for […]

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Policy & Economics Politics Opinion

Envisioning a COVID-19 Recovery

Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic might seem far off, but be we have to start thinking about it now. The pandemic has upended every facet of life for people around the world and in the US. The US government passed a $2.2 trillion CARES Act to help individuals and businesses weather the immediate impacts of […]

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Opinion Communication Society

Social Media and Communication

While social media is just a platform, it is a platform that hinders communication. Social media lacks the cues and feedback that help make in-person communication robust and interesting. Certainly there is a place for social media, and it is our responsibility as readers to critically consider the information we are reading.