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02.27.2014
Affirmative action, when used as a factor in college admissions, is meant to foster diversity and provide equal opportunities in education for underrepresented minorities. But is it achieving its stated goals and helping the population it was created to support?
02.12.2014
Has Edward Snowden done the U.S. a great service? Is Snowden a whistleblower, or is he a criminal?
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01.15.2014
With the disastrous launch of the HealthCare.gov website, critics of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," were given more fuel for the fire. Is this political hot potato's inevitability once again at stake? And is the medical community really on board with the law, or resisting (rewriting?) it from the sidelines?
12.04.2013
In this country, most of us are blessed with an abundance of food and food choices. So taking into account our health, the environment and ethical concerns, which diet is best? Do vegans have the right idea, or are we meant to be carnivores?
11.20.2013
The NSA collects data on billions of phone calls and internet communications per day. Are these surveillance programs legal? Do they keep us safe?
11.14.2013
Is the right to bear arms now at odds with the common good, or is it as necessary today as it was in 1789?
10.30.2013
Would the elimination of barriers in the labor market depress wages and flood the marketplace with workers? Or would the benefits of a flexible labor supply be a boon to our economy, all while raising the standard of living for anyone willing to work?
10.18.2013
Comparing economic growth, education, health care, quality of life and environment, and the strength of civil society, do red or blue states win out?
10.16.2013
Were size and complexity at the root of the financial crisis, or do calls to break up the big banks ignore real benefits that only economies of scale can pass on to customers and investors?
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09.10.2013
Is the U.S. drone program hurting, or helping, in the fight against terrorism?
08.09.2013
When it comes to Syria, does the U.S. have a 'dog in the fight'?
06.19.2013
Could the sequester be a rare opportunity to overhaul the armed forces, or will its impact damage military readiness and endanger national security?
05.08.2013
Does the FDA's long and costly approval processes stifle innovation and keep life-changing treatments from the market?
04.17.2013
2012 was a disappointing year for Republicans. The failure to win key swing states in the presidential election and surprising losses in the House and Senate has prompted some reflection.
03.13.2013
In times of recession, are we better off with a weak dollar that stimulates U.S. manufacturing by making our goods cheaper and more competitive?
02.13.2013
Imagine a world free of genetic diseases, where parents control their offspring's height, eye color and intelligence. The science may be closer than you think.
01.16.2013
What are the costs and benefits of military action? Can Israel live with a nuclear Iran, or is it time to launch a pre-emptive strike?

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