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U.S. Trade Deficit with China Is Dangerous
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Introduction U.S Trade Deficit with China in 2015 was seen at 365 billion dollars.This a new look, this has slightly increased from last year record which was 343 billion dollars,This deficit has existed because US export to China was seen at... (more »)
The Need for Gun Control in the United States
By , Nyack, NY
In just the first four days of 2016, 147 Americans were killed as a result of gun violence. By the end of the year, over 15,000 individuals lost their lives due to gun violence, while over 30,000 were seriously wounded. In this respect, the... (more »)
The Trouble with the U.S. Healthcare System
By , Duxbury, MA
In 2014, almost 32.9 million Americans were without health insurance. In addition, the United States government spends more per capita on healthcare than any other country besides Norway and the Netherlands in the OECD, an international forum... (more »)
Write the Change- Planned Parenthood
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Planned Parenthood is a healthcare provider that is over one hundred years old. Although Planned Parenthood is an organization that one in five women turn to at least once in their life, certain people and politicians do not believe that it... (more »)
Why Some Artists May be Going Away Soon-ish
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by now, I think we're all familiar with Betsy Demos (let's see what theed does with that. at least it's not justice gosuck) and her support of accountability. if people are like me, and there's always a chance, they do these during downtime at... (more »)
We Need to Return the Land We Stole to the...
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Native Americans should receive reparations in the form of land because the land that we took from them had sentimental value, the Native Americans would be able to grow crops, creating jobs and salaries for the many struggling families on the... (more »)
High School Work-Study Programs
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “In 2014, 22.3% of high school students worked” (Professional). Surprisingly, this is a rather low statistic. However, that can change with the implementation of a new program in high... (more »)
A Trump America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Forty years is a short span of time in the grand scheme of things, but it is long enough to make a land your home. It is long enough to make a living, to almost be persuaded into safety. My family has been in the United States for 40 years... (more »)
Pussy Grabs Back
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The women’s march stood up for all the things that were so close at reach before Donald Trump became president. We, as a society, had been moving forward and getting the resources we needed at hand when Obama was president and Hillary... (more »)
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Competitiveness is defined as “Having or displaying a strong desire to be more successful than others.” (Google) But competitiveness is much more complex than that, it can stem from many sources and psychological notions. People can... (more »)
Trump's America
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When you search the name “Donald Trump” on Google, a list of job descriptions appear. Things such as American businessman, television personality, politician, and now wretchedly forty-fifth president of the United States. What the... (more »)
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In Memory Of...
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I am mournful. My precious whole has been dissected for the Earth to observe. Inhabitants crowd to see humiliation in its pieces, but find total chaos instead, originating from the pieces themselves. They have flung themselves apart, and those... (more »)
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Alice Paul: Fighting for Women's Rights
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What is going on today in our world is devastating, heart wrenching, and just down right horrible. It went from bad, to good, to bad again.   For a social studies project, I chose Alice Paul to research and make a presentation off... (more »)
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From Youth to Leaders
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We the youth of this country that was founded upon the principles of democracy implore a voice to be had in our government. It is a task that requires compromise from all for one cause: to give the future leaders of tomorrow a voice in... (more »)
The Conquest for Bread
By , Katy, TX
Ah yes, bread. The conquest for bread is the most dangerous. Not only for the body, but for the mind. The pepper spray and beatings should be the least of your worries. Our greatest desire, is this bread. To share amongst the people. So all may... (more »)
The Inaugural Address in Context This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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On the morning of January 20th, my mother and I were driving northbound on West Virginia Route 2, on our way to a college interview upstate.  The old state road was one I knew like the back of my hand.  It was well-worn, in varying stages of... (more »)
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