Is Singapore Really a Libertarian Paradise?

When skeptics of libertarianism argue against the philosophy, it's often predicated on a simple question. If libertarianism is such an ideal form of governance, where are the utopian models of libertarian states? Putting aside the fact that few nations are ideologically pure and that historical precedents that might prevent the growth of libertarian ideals, some in the community tout...

Politics and Sports: 5 Reasons Why They Don’t Mix Well

Sports and politics are among the most popular interests of the general population. Though fascinating and fulfilling within their own spheres, these two very different topics don't tend to make a good combination. There are a number of key reasons that sports and politics don't mix well, such as: Unnecessary distraction for fans Whether it's a player making an unexpected...

You Got Injured at Work. Now What?

Workplace injuries are a sad inevitability of working in many environments. Despite that certainty, recovering from a workplace injury is a far less uniform experience. Some people may receive a minor burn and are able to continue working with relatively little lapse in their earnings, while others have such a serious injury that it could take years to return...

How Airlines are United in Lowering their Customer Service

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There was once a time when flying was considered a luxury event that included the finest seating options plush with comfort and full meals that were surprisingly adequate considering the venue. Unfortunately, those days are nothing but a faint memory at this point. Airlines have since evolved to accommodate more passengers on a daily basis, and they seem no...

3 Types of Gentlemanly Fashion For Men In Public Office

3 Types of Gentlemanly Fashion For Men In Public Office
There was a time not long ago when, at least for men, fashion and politics were on opposite ends of the spectrum. A public official’s choice in clothing had little bearing on his reputation. For better or worse, those days are part of a distant past. In 2017, male public officials are among the leading icons of men’s fashion....

Sensitivity Tips for Writing a Sexually Abused Character

It is important for sexual abuse survivors to have representation in media and have their stories told. However, writing a character who is or has been sexually abused can be difficult. Sexual abuse is a very sensitive issue, so you will want to make sure you get it right. Misrepresenting sexual abuse can cause harm to survivors...

5 Famous People You Never Knew Were Animal Lovers

In the wide world of celebrities, there are a ton of famous people who are animal lovers. Some are activists, some are vegetarians/vegans, and some are saving the world one rescue dog at a time. Whatever the case may be, it is always nice to find out that a well-loved celebrity is a lover of adorable animals, too. Here...

We’re All Bankrupt, and It’s Not Our Fault

We're All Bankrupt, and It's Not Our Fault
Bankruptcy is seen by some as a moral failing. But bankruptcy in the 21st century is far from a purely individual experience with an individual responsibility. It is much more connected to societal forces outside of a person's control than you may realize. Medical Bills: The Leading Cause of Bankruptcy Medical bills are a key cause of bankruptcy today — one...

Suicide Squad Movie Review

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Suicide Squad opened with a $20.5 million Thursday night release snagging an August record. This movie is different than basically any other comic book movie in that it is based on a group of bad guys from across the DC comic catalog being forced to team up and fight evil. The best description of this movie comes from one...

5 Debt-Collection Laws You Never Knew About

Have you recently started avoiding phone calls or noticed yourself anxious to check the mail for fear that you’ll run into correspondence from a debt collector? If so, you’re not alone. Many people depending on lending institutions to get by and, as a consequence, are faced with some amount of debt. As the system currently stands, it is up...

The Power Rangers are Back – New Suits Have Internet Outraged

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New Power Ranger Suits Revealed The Power Rangers are getting ready for their new movie due out in March of 2017. With the movie, release comes new Power Ranger suits and this has people buzzing about the new look. Gone are the spandex and lycra suits with cheap plastic masks. The new designs look like a cross between Iron Man and Ant-Man....

Can You Consume Kratom Powder Legally in 2018?

One sunny November in a quiet college neighborhood, a stream of people walk into the doors of the community's café, Oasis, to enjoy a cup of an herbal beverage that's growing in popularity. The menu provides black tea, coffee, wine, beer, and pastries, but almost everyone asks for the $5 mug of kratom. As a powder from the leaves...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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What Do I Need to Be a Contractor?

You’ve got the skills and the experience, so it might be time to break out on your own. But, it can be...