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Should the US intervene in global human rights?


Citizens have the responsibility to intervene in other countries in order to ensure rights for all.   As many 17-year-olds in the United States enjoyed the luxury of a formal education, Sri Lankan teenager Rizana Nafeek traveled from her homeland in 2005 to Saudi Arabia to serve as a maid. Though practically just a child herself, […]

7 billionth baby born on Halloween — we think


The United Nations Population Division declared Oct. 31 as the day that the world’s population bumped up to 7 billion, adding to the exponential growth that added 1 billion people in just the last 12 years. Although population scientists will never know when the exact date of the 7 billionth baby will be born, the […]