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The Most Bananas Things That Happened During the RNC

Last week was the Republican National Convention where the GOP officially crowned Donald Trump as their nomination for President of the United States. Although bizarre things always seem to go …

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What to do when somebody says they’re voting for Trump

This is a situation that must be handled with the diplomacy, tact, and  je ne sais quoi. Fear not! We have giftastic advice for 18 DIFFERENT scenarios. You’re welcome. When you’re …

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Historic Win for Transgender People in Norway

The lack of legal rights for transgender people in Norway was brought up in our parliament by the Socialist Party back in 2000. In May this year, after 16 years of lobbying and hard work by a lot of people, a new law finally passed that allows any people the right to define their own legal gender. The law came into effect on July 1st.

On the 30th of May Proposition 74L (2015–2016) passed with 79 votes against 13. The law grants any person over the age of 16 the right to determine their own legal gender, though still limited to female or male. Children between the age of 6 and 16 will also be able to change legal gender with parental consent.

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Why Outlawing Guns on Drones May Be Bad for Science

Sorta transcript: Thanks to the current quick pace of technological advancement, our society is constantly trying to keep our laws relevant to the weird new things humans are constantly trying. …

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Supreme Court Rules Affirmative Action is OK

Sorta transcript: The Supreme Court has just handed down a few judgments, including one regarding the constitutionality of race-based college admissions. Abigail Fisher was a high school student whose grades …

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The Other Sit-In

Last night, people around the US were captivated by what was happening on C-SPAN. I never thought that’s a sentence I’d say. C-SPAN wasn’t running programming as normal, however. It …

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Hillary Clinton Should Support the Overturning of the Second Amendment

Today, in the wake of the largest mass shooting in the history of the United States, which targeted the LGBTQ community, Hillary Clinton, the democratic nominee for President of the …

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Refusal to Accept Clinton as the Nominee is rooted in Misogyny and Racism

This Tuesday as six more states voted, Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to ever win a major party nomination for president in the history of the United States. Although …

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