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Youth vote, media comprehension impact Missouri Primary

Youth vote, media comprehension impact Missouri Primary

Anna Xu March 23, 2020

With the Democratic candidate pooled narrowed, the Missouri Primary Elections were March 10, and former Vice President Joe Biden and Seb Bernie Sanders debated March 15. Counseling secretary Jennifer Sonnenberg...

Candidates for the Democratic nomination explained

Candidates for the Democratic nomination explained

Will Cover March 10, 2020

Joseph Biden Jr. Joseph Biden Jr. is a former Vice President, a position he held from 2009 to 2017. Prior to being Vice President, Biden represented Delaware in the Senate from 1973 to 2009. In the Senate,...

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Sanctions

Anna Xu February 22, 2020

Definition and Purpose Sanctions can be administered to an entity by one state or many countries banding against it. In modern history, the U.S. as well as other powerful nations have used economic...

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Tariffs

Anna Xu February 22, 2020

Definition and Purpose A tariff is a tax on imported goods.  The purpose of taxing foreign products is to raise the competitiveness of domestic companies to try to boost the economy. Tariffs also raise...

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NAFTA

Anna Xu February 22, 2020

Definition and Purpose NAFTA stands for North American Free Trade Agreement. It is made up of the three largest countries of North America: U.S., Canada and Mexico. The main purpose of NAFTA is to eliminate...

Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement

Isaac Yontz February 8, 2020

Definition and Purpose The Paris Agreement (Accord), or COP21, was created in Dec. 2015 to combat the effects of climate change. The agreement included articles that restricted the amount of carbon each...

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Isaac Yontz February 8, 2020

Definition and purpose Renewable energy is defined as supplying our house through the use of solar panels (solar or thermal), windmills (wind), and various other developing forms that do not emit carbon...

Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy

Isaac Yontz February 8, 2020

Definition and Purpose Nuclear energy is created from a process called fission, which splits uranium atoms. this process creates steam and by a turbine generator to create electricity. The main use for...

Criminalization of Drugs

Criminalization of Drugs

Sarah Ding February 2, 2020

Definition and purpose: The federal government considers possession of illegal drugs as a criminal offense, and arrests people for misdemeanor paraphernalia ⁠— equipment that is used to produce, conceal,...

Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

Sarah Ding February 2, 2020

Definition and purpose: Capital punishment, more commonly known as the death penalty, is the execution of a a person sentenced to death after conviction of a criminal offense by a court of law. Crimes...

Universal Background Checks

Universal Background Checks

Amira McKee January 23, 2020

Definition and Purpose Universal background checks on gun sales and transfers requires almost all firearms transactions in the United States to be recorded and go through the National Instant Criminal...

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Pharmaceutical Price Controls

Amira McKee January 17, 2020

Definition & Purpose Price controls on pharmaceutical drugs is an initiative in which a government body, federal or state, applies a cap on how much certain pharmaceutical drugs may cost. Pharmaceutical...

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