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Defending Drones
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The rise of the drones. It sounds like the sinister plot of a science fiction movie. But right now, all around the world, the use of drones (or, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) is very much on the rise. There’s no need for worry, though. UAVs are an... (more »)
The Lethal Power of Words This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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For a long time, I’ve wondered about the power of words. I once came across a quote from Friedrich Nietzsche, “All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.” Ever since, I’ve... (more »)
The Media Carnival This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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With the next presidential election now fewer than 100 days away, it’s nearly impossible to turn on a television or go online without being bombarded by a virtual fireworks display of election-related news. As stakes rise and emotions... (more »)
Reflections
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Well, if you have read pretty much anything else I have ever written, then you probably know how lazy I am. So just the fact that I went and did a ton of research for this proves just how passionate I am for the subject. Also, I want that Girl... (more »)
Why Trump Will Be President This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Pundits’ mouths dropped in February when Donald Trump took the New Hampshire primary by force, beating the second highest candidate by more than 20 percentage points in a 17-person race. The media ran stock lines like FOX News’s... (more »)
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The Human Singularity This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The world is changing. This article could become a hit in California before a single person in my Virginia hometown sees it. When I see people scratching their heads over how this election cycle is so “unpredictable by conventional... (more »)
5 Reasons to Stop Hating Clinton This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Love her or hate her, one thing’s for certain: You know who she is. From the Children’s Defense Fund, to First Lady, to U.S. senator, to Secretary of State and now presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has been in the public... (more »)
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Please Respect My Choice This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I first made it clear early in the election cycle that I was a Hillary Clinton supporter, people already knew I was a feminist. Upon my declaration of my presidential choice, I was shocked by the rage directed at me, even from my closest... (more »)
Sleepwalking Through History This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It is a historic moment. Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the House, is presenting a passionate speech to the Republican National Convention, listing radical Islamic terrorist attacks in America. As he describes the fear that we face, which he... (more »)
World War III
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These past few years, the United States Navy has frequently sailed through the South China Sea. But, this isn’t a normal occurrence. China, our economic partner and nemesis, has laid claim to this sea, and in an act of defiance, we have... (more »)
Why I Don't Believe Politics Exist
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Recently I watched a video on YouTube depicting The Simpon's discussing which candidate they were voting for. Of course, the video was filled with puns and jokes about both presidential candidates. I didn't think much about it, since I... (more »)
A Call to America
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God bless America At the point of my life where I’m becoming an adult and learning that this country is failing is disappointing, but it also means it is up to me and those in my generation to leave our world better than we found it and the... (more »)
The Value of an American Vote
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The elections in the US are underway, and the two major presidential candidates have already been selected: Donald Trump from the Republican Party and Hillary Clinton from the Democrats. And somehow, the theoretically simple matter of choosing... (more »)
A Rightful Passage This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Meet the Rosenzweigs- 1903 July 1903: A man, a Jewish cigar maker born and raised in the motherland, makes a tough, but valiant decision. He returns to his home in Warsaw, then part of the Soviet Union and a future ghetto to his people,... (more »)
A Voice for Today's Teens
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Hello. I am a teenager and recently I had a great talk with my mom about some problems which you parents cause us unintentionally. So this time I want to bring out the voice of every teenager who wants to open up to their parents, to their... (more »)
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Will America Be Great Again?
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Donald Trump has reportedly been known for his slogan “Make America Great Again.” If you have not seen it already, there is a video that has circulated around social media for quite a while labeled “Why America Is Not the Greatest Country... (more »)
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