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President Trump's empathy-free week Follow live: Mexico faces next challenge in South Korea

President Trump's empathy-free weekThis week in Trump’s America, the White House struggled to answer a simple question: Don't you have any empathy?


Carlos Vela’s goal on a penalty kick in the first half set the tone for Mexico en route to a win over South Korea. With the win, El Tri will advance to the next round if Germany loses or draws in its upcoming match against Sweden.
Antwon Rose Police Shooting Sparks Second Night Of Pittsburgh Protests Lukaku matches Maradona's WCup brace feat

Antwon Rose Police Shooting Sparks Second Night Of Pittsburgh ProtestsHundreds of protesters enraged over an East Pittsburgh police officer's fatal


Belgium's Romelu Lukaku became the first player in 32 years to score multiple goals in consecutive World Cup finals matches on Saturday.
Multiple States Sue Trump Admin to Stop Family Separation Policy Kovalchuk to make NHL return with Kings

Multiple States Sue Trump Admin to Stop Family Separation PolicyRachel Maddow reports on a lawsuit filed by Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and joined by several other states to stop Donald Trump's migrant family separation policy.


Ilya Kovalchuk, who retired from the NHL in 2013 to play with St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League, has agreed to a three-year deal with the L.A. Kings.
Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68 Bruce Bowen on Kawhi: 'Are you kidding me?'

Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Charles Krauthammer has died, The Washington


Bruce Bowen has issues with Kawhi Leonard. "You got $18 million this year, and you think that they're trying to rush you? You didn't play for the most part a full season this year ... and you want to say that they didn't have your best interest at heart?"
Crying Girl at Border, Who Became a Symbol of Immigration Debate, Wasn't Actually Separated From Parents Friend: Winston was alone with Uber driver

Crying Girl at Border, Who Became a Symbol of Immigration Debate, Wasn't Actually Separated From ParentsA border agent at the scene claims the girl stopped crying as soon as her mother picked her up.


A friend of Jameis Winston's who was with him the night the Buccaneers quarterback allegedly sexually abused an Uber driver says Winston left as the only passenger in the car.


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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