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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

05-04-2018

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... Read more

Advertisers Ditching Laura Ingraham’s Show Over Attack On Parkland Sur…

30-03-2018

The Fox News host mocked 17-year-old David Hogg for not getting into a few colleges. Several companies announced Thursday that they were pulling the plug on advertising during Laura Ingraham’s show after the Fox News host bashed a teen survivor of the Parkland school shooting. Nutrish, the pet food line owned by celebrity chef Rachael Ray, was the first to tweet that it would no... Read more

South L.A. Teen Gives Powerful Speech On Trauma Of Surviving Gun Viole…

25-03-2018

Edna Lizbeth Chavez also spoke passionately about why more guns in schools is not the answer. A teen from South Los Angeles who lost her brother to gun violence commanded the March for Our Lives stage in Washington, D.C., on Saturday with a moving speech about the trauma survivors face and the urgent need for change. “I am a survivor,” Edna Lizbeth... Read more

Sen. Marco Rubio Tells Students He Does Not Agree With The March For O…

25-03-2018

Rubio made sure the students knew that some Americans view them as a threat to the Second Amendment. On a day when hundreds of thousands of people marched in support of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivors, one senator took time to tell those students he does not support their cause. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said in a Saturday statement that there are “many other Americans... Read more

Oprah Just Taught Everyone How To Respond To Trump’s Insults

12-03-2018

WHEN HE GOES LOW, SHE GOES HIGH She also offered some solid advice for anyone running against him. Oprah Winfrey isn’t playing President Donald Trump’s insult game.  In recent weeks, Trump has repeatedly attacked the actress and talk show maven. He called Winfrey “very insecure” in a tweet last month and over the weekend he promised to make a possible presidential run “painful” for... Read more

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