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Is Starbucks Profiting From Free Trade or Free Market?

December 13, 2011 by


By: dreamerjess147 I’m ashamed to admit it, but I am a Starbucks junkie. I like my coffee with lots of milk, sugar, and cinnamon. The taste of a Pumpkin Spice Latte on a cold November morning when I have an 8:30 AM class, is heavenly to me. And I always thought that I was benefiting […]

The Untouchables

November 30, 2011 by


By: KayImagine living your life with the title “untouchable”. Imagine being considered less of a human being than the person sitting next to you. And imagine at your birth, you are condemned to a life of crippling poverty and abuse. This is the life for nearly 160 million people in India and is referred to […]

Hate Speech versus Free Speech

November 17, 2011 by


By: Julia Smith Should hate speech which specifically targets people be restricted or not? In a country that values the First Amendment right to freedom of speech, censorship of free speech is often commented on and debated about. Yet what most individuals don’t realize is that there already are several restrictions on speech.

Avoid Wal-Mart At Any Cost!!

November 9, 2011 by


By: Mer You may have heard it before, many times—don’t shop at Wal-Mart. But why? There are numerous reasons why Wal-Mart should no longer be in business…or at least why we as consumers shouldn’t shop there. Wal-Mart is

The Girl Effect

November 7, 2011 by


By: Mer Most of us may never know the harsh reality of being born into poverty. However, for many young women around the world, this is a harsh reality. Take a look at this awesome non-profit organization by The Nike Foundation, called The Girl Effect. The Girl Effect is devoted to promoting empowerment of girls […]