Author: Jaron Lee

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Vaccine Blood Clots Cause Concern: Recent cases of blood clots linked to Johnson & Johnson vaccinations in USA.

With vaccines becoming more readily available to the general public, issues with the one-shot Johnson & Johnson immunization have arisen. As a result, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution has been halted. This pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine usage came after a series of side effects involving multiple cases […]

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International Floods Displace Thousands: Recent weather catastrophes have forced many to evacuate their homes.

Recent flooding across the globe is forcing millions of people to struggle for survival. Severe storms have targeted island regions such as the coasts of Australia and large parts of Hawai’i, including the popular beach regions of O’ahu island. The eastern state of New South Wales in Australia remains the […]

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Myanmar Coup Protests Turn Deadly: This Southeast Asian country experiences widespread, fatal unrest.

Following the military coup d’etat in the beginning of February, Myanmar (also known as Burma) has seen numerous protests turn violent. The National League for Democracy (NLD) and the party’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, were stripped of their political power during a military take-over of the nation’s government last […]

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Five Things to Know About Socialism: Misconceptions and history about this political and social ideology.

Throughout the United States’ history, “socialism” has been used as a scare word. During the Cold War, anti-communist propaganda forced an entire generation to know little about socialism yet despise it anyway. It is through this widespread misguidance that the United States was able to turn “socialism” into a curse […]

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Winter Storms Cause Power Outages Across Texas

President Biden has declared a federal emergency for all 254 counties in Texas due to unprecedented freezing temperatures and snowy conditions. As of Feb. 15, United States federal agencies have coordinated and mobilized efforts to provide disaster relief to Texas residents, according to Reuters. The winter storm is not expected […]

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Shell Energy Ordered to Compensate Nigerian Farmers: Dutch court says the energy corporation must pay for harmful oil spills.

After thirteen long years a group of Nigerian farmers are finally receiving compensation for oil leak damages. More than 15 years ago, two oil leaks polluted a pair of Nigerian villages under Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), a subsidiary of the British-Dutch energy corporation Shell Energy Retail, Ltd. […]

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The Lies of Greenwashing

With the increasing commonality of discussions surrounding climate change, sustainable consumption has become a popular talking point in recent years. Large corporations and small businesses alike have taken to selling “green, sustainable, eco-friendly” products. Marketing such products seems like a great idea. However, environmentally friendly advertising does not necessarily correlate […]

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President Trump and former Vice President Biden held separate town hall meetings in place of the typical Presidential Town Hall Debate on Oct. 15, 2020. In their respective town hall broadcasts, questions were presented to the candidates by a diverse group of voters. Some present in each town hall had […]

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Texas Towns Discover Rare Amoeba

In late September, eight Texas cities were alerted to the presence of a brain-eating amoeba in the cities’ water supplies. This information has led to towns in southeast Texas to issue a disaster declaration. An advisory has been issued stating, “The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) at the direction […]

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SCOTUS Nominee Amy Coney: A brief detailing of Barrett’s background and judicial history.

With the recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the subsequent nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to fill the court vacancy, the country’s legal future seemingly hangs in the balance. In the tradition of proper checks and balances, the average American should remain knowledgeable about the Supreme […]