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Where is World War 3?

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Where is World War 3?

If you followed the media predictions during this most recent Iranian conflict, you’re probably wondering why WW3 isn’t being waged atop your flowerbeds. With Iran’s tragic yet telling error of shooting down A Ukranian airliner containing mostly Iranians, as well as the number of anti-state protests that took place in the event’s aftermath, we obtain clues as to why draft letters remain unsent: the threat and power of Iran are pathologically exaggerated.Aside from the media’s bombardment of pre-war anxiety induction, which is always a profitable occasion for stations and websites, we learned that Donald Trump’s tweet of solidarity to the...

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The Instagram Slave Market

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The Instagram Slave Market

With so much discussion in America regarding the aftermath of slavery, we surprisingly tend to be reasonably passive as a society about current forms of human marketplaces. Take, for example, Kuwait, where 9 out of 10 households have a “domestic worker.” Most workers come from the poorest countries in the world. “4Sale,” an actual slave marketplace app, features pitches such as "African worker, clean and smiling" and "Nepalese who doesn’t dare to ask for a day off.” Most vendors advocated confiscating women's passports.     In the majority of circumstances in the Gulf, workers are brought into the country by...

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