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The EPA is Evaluating Asbestos: Make Your Voice Heard for Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Asbestos, a notorious carcinogen, is responsible for over 107,000 deaths across the world every single year, and 15,000 of those are Americans. Formed by a combined group of minerals that occur naturally in soils and rocks, asbestos is predominantly silicon and oxygen, and these fibers can be incredibly useful since they are strong, heat-resistant and…

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How the Two-Party System Harms Democracy

If you were born after 1972, you’ve never seen a third-party presidential candidate receive a single electoral vote. Even in 2016’s “lesser of two evils” contest, third-party candidates combined to earn roughly five percent of the vote, the same number Ross Perot achieved on his own in 1992. Our system is becoming increasingly stratified. Presidential…

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A Response to Eric Trump’s “To Me, They’re Not Even People” Statement

Eric Trump has recently made headlines for less-than-flattering reasons (are we surprised?). In this particular case, he said that Democrats are, in his opinion, “not even people.” He also said Democrats come after the family “viciously” and that “we deserve so much better as a country.” His sister has also jumped on the bandwagon, saying…

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How Trump’s Elimination of Government Regulations Will Affect Your Consumerism Habits

Donald Trump campaigned heavily on the promise to cut federal regulations. He spoke of eliminating two regulations for any new regulation added. Recently, he told business owners that he could foresee cutting regulations by 75% or even more. He did not spell out exactly how he plans to achieve this, but as usual, he seemed…