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Campus Media Response: Who Broke American Healthcare?

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Campus Media Response: Who Broke American Healthcare?

Health care reform vital for all Americans Daily Illini University of Illinois Dear Editors, In your recent editorial, “Health care reform vital for all Americans,” you applaud the proposed healthcare bill for its efforts to “reform the broken health care system,” but you never mention who broke it in the first place. After all, it […]

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Campus Media Response: Jesus Would Support Obamanomics

Would Jesus Be A Capitalist? Emory Wheel Emory University Madam- In your article, “Would Jesus Be A Capitalist?” you describe how, upon noticing a line of scripture while walking through Goizueta Business School, you found yourself laughing with a sense of irony. Jesus, you suggest, would not have endorsed our current economic system. Yet, what […]

Life, Liberty, and…Health Care?

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Life, Liberty, and…Health Care?

Countless voices are claiming medical care is a right. Is it? Throughout the health care debate, Republicans and Democrats have argued over many points, such as which kinds of reforms would most effectively give all Americans access to health care and how much we should be willing to spend on such programs. Very few, however, […]

From Guilt to Good

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From Guilt to Good

Guilt is often portrayed as a “healthy” emotion – is it? Does feeling guilty help make you a better person? This is a question universities have recently been attempting to answer through psychological experiments. The results, according to researchers, demonstrate that guilt is essential in helping “children become considerate, conscientious adults.” While this study intends […]

Why Are We Losing?

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Why Are We Losing?

Troop surges, tactical air strikes, and withdrawal and retreat. These are all terms Americans should be familiar with by now, especially considering the recently proposed U.S. surge in Afghanistan, which is justified as being “necessary to stabilize a deteriorating [military] situation” in the Middle East. The current administration, much like its predecessors, assures us that […]

Agenda of Truth

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Agenda of Truth

The national community-based group, ACORN, recently underwent some investigative journalism Sacha Baron Cohen-style. What the amateur journalist/actors/videographers found were several employees well-versed in and comfortable with fraud. The employees openly advised the actors, who pretended to want to start a brothel in order to raise money for a political campaign, on how to keep their […]

De Facto Censorship

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De Facto Censorship

In a recent letter to its customers, Medicare provider Humana urged its customers to contact their elected officials and express their worries about the fact that the most recent healthcare bill would eliminate important services currently available to seniors under the Medicaid Advantage program. Humana also created a website and a toll-free number to call […]

Mandatory Insurance, Shoddy Results

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Mandatory Insurance, Shoddy Results

In a recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick praises his state’s health care program as the right model for the entire nation to adopt. In 2006, Massachusetts passed a health care reform law that required all of its citizens to purchase health insurance. The state set up an agency to […]

Correcting the Concession of Labor Day

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Correcting the Concession of Labor Day

On September 7th Americans observed the holiday known as Labor Day. Many of them, not knowing its origins, enjoyed a day, ironically, without labor. Yet the question of why Labor Day exists and what it celebrates should be answered by the virtue of its continued celebration. Labor Day was created in 1894 by President Grover […]

A Tribute to Dr. Norman Borlaug and Man’s Capacity to Shape Nature

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A Tribute to Dr. Norman Borlaug and Man’s Capacity to Shape Nature

September 12th should be a global day of mourning. For that is the day that one of mankind’s greatest heroes and benefactors passed away, though barely a whisper of his passing has been heard since the weekend. Each one of us who is glad to be alive should find a way to commemorate the life […]

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