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Escaping the conveniences of Amazon is harder than it looks, but it is necessary

Amazon is a part of at least one aspect of everyone’s daily life. It is so ingrained into our culture that it seems like people cannot live without it. From convenient next-day shipping to...

Even after a year like 2020, we can still feel hope for the future

From COVID-19 to Kim Jong Un, from Black Lives Matter to Biden winning the election, from Australian bushfires to Zoom fatigue, 2020 was a year that affected everyone. It left some happy to stay...

Monsoon season is flooding Malaysia and the world needs to pay more attention to...

If the last few years have revealed anything, one of the most terrifying discoveries should be that if a particular crisis is not affecting America or another developed country, then a vast majority of...

There are bigger problems on social media than selfies

With social media becoming increasingly powerful, the selfie is being brought into question. Many believe it to be a negative tool used to put others down. On the other hand, others believe that it...

President Obama’s legacy: better than most but still disappointing

The Obama presidency has often been characterized as an era of change and progress best expressed with his campaign slogan, “Yes We Can!,” as well as his status as the first African-American president of...

Burning the American flag is the most patriotic thing you can do

To desecrate the flag is the most American thing that any citizen of this nation can do. For in this seemingly heinous act of unpatriotic fervor is the symbolism of why America is an...

It will be a disaster if the United States pulls out of Afghanistan

In September 2020, the Afghan government sat down with Taliban delegates in Qatar, where they signed a peace agreement that included the withdrawal of the United States’ 4,500 remaining troops. However, Taliban delegates have...

America needs to stop fearing the rich and instead make them work for us

Although millions of people are out of jobs and without relief because of the pandemic, billionaires have still managed to get richer. This problem has gone on for far too long, and without proper...

Celebrities need to stop invalidating the political process of America

By the end of the 2020 presidential election, Kanye West managed to pull 60,000 votes with only four months of campaigning under his belt. These votes were stolen from real politicians just as they...

It’s time to let Black Friday fade into the darkness

Black Friday has been the terrifying celebration of ravenous American consumerism for the last few decades. The day after Thanksgiving has become almost synonymous with the beginning of the Christmas season, usually featuring extremely...