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VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 33: CAR INSURANCE

If Proposition 33 passes, car insurance will be more expensive for every Californian driving a car for the first time in his or her life. Continue reading

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How the Media Portrays Africa, China, and India Differently

The media always shows India and China as making great progress. China and India are on the path to the good life. Thus the elite families portrayed in this album.

Africa, on the other hand, is perpetually portrayed as an impoverished wasteland. Dictators, starvation, war – it’s hell. Continue reading

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An Interesting Way in Which Barack Obama’s Race Helps Him

The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be an election highly focused on economics and class. It seems that one of the main themes of the election will be class, or the gap between the rich and the poor. At this point, it’s pretty likely that the main Democratic attack on Mitt Romney will be an attack based on class. Mitt Romney will be portrayed as rich and out-of-touch, a Wall Street banker. Continue reading

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One of the Most Heartless Articles I’ve Ever Read

This article, by conservative commentator Michael Barone, argued that the rising cost of college is due to government subsidies. Specifically, college is so expensive because the government keeps on trying to give money to poor people to attend college: Continue reading

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Hugo Chávez’s Failure to Help the Poor

The Economist, Great Britain’s magazine for the American elite, recently published a special report on Latin America. While the magazine noted the continuing challenges facing Latin America, it also perceived that Latin America has made great strides in the past … Continue reading

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