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Advocates march to support legalizing polygamy. Courtesy of Creative Commons
Advocates march to support legalizing polygamy.

The monotony of monogamy

In the wake of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) movement in the U.S., legalizing polygamy actually seems like the obvious next step.

County budget closes gaps, opens projects

While the overall county budget increase for 2016 is minimal at 1.1 percent, new projects coupled with a major effort to close the budget gap ensure sufficient growth. A slow economic recovery and reduced state assistance merit the proposed conservative budget as highly appropriate and beneficial for the coming fiscal year.

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Save the planet: Have fewer children

Overpopulation is a critical and under-discussed issue. To address it, humankind needs to undergo a cultural and biological shift. We need to stop having so many children.

The Madness behind NCAA's Morals

There seems to be something quite un-American about the notion that the people who are working the hardest during March Madness are also the ones who don't receive any gain. College athletes deserve monetary compensation for their hard work.

#TransLivesMatter

Around the world, transgender people are murdered, bullied to the point of suicide, denied human rights, kicked out of their homes and ignored. There needs to be more awareness of transgender problems in order to give them back their basic rights.

DC's legalization battle

On Feb. 26, Washington D.C.'s city council semi-legalized marijuana after a long battle with Republican-controlled Congress.The whole saga reveals continuing issues with D.C.'s statehood.

"50 Shades of Grey" breaks the wrong boundaries

"50 Shades of Grey," the movie based on E.L. James's wildly popular book, is taking the world by storm. While some people enjoy the movie and find the story entertaining and sexy, they are dismissing a glaring problem: “50 Shades” is a glorified example of abuse.
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