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ASSADI: Ellen ignored reality of Bush’s war crimes

Recently, Ellen DeGeneres was seen hanging out with former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys football game. After video footage was released to the internet of their laughing and chatting, an onslaught of criticism of the beloved television presenter ensued. 

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ESPOSITO: Chanel Miller’s ‘Know My Name: A Memoir’ proves progress is slow

In the era of “Me Too” and where almost everything has to be politically correct, arguments have been made that the reign of women harassment is over. We have moved past sexism, they claim, we have crushed the evils of sexual assault. Some have even begun to accuse women of “playing the victim”. They claim we target males, that the victims of this generation have swapped. 

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EDITORIAL: Rutgers’ diversity perpetuates inequality

When giving his 2016 commencement speech at Rutgers University, which was in celebration of the school’s 250th anniversary, former President Barack Obama declared: “America converges here. And in so many ways, the history of Rutgers mirrors the evolution of America — the course by which we became bigger, stronger and richer and more dynamic, and a more inclusive nation.”

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MAI: Brexit will test Great Britain’s allegiance to democracy

In 2013, while giving a speech advocating for a new treaty with the European Union (EU), former British Prime Minister David Cameron offered the British a chance to determine the future of their country when he said, “And when we have negotiated that new settlement, we will give the British people a referendum with a very simple in or out choice. To stay in the EU on these new terms, or come out altogether. It will be an in-out referendum”.


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