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How Mississippi is Doing the Right Thing for the Wrong Reasons

Once again, Mississippi has fallen into the national limelight in a negative way.
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“White Privilege II” and Liberty

Macklemore, the white rap artist from Seattle, recently released a song titled “White privilege II.” In it, he attempts to grapple with complex issues of racial inequity, privilege, and justice from the unique perspective of a white artist in a predominantly black industry. The song is almost nine minutes long, so it’s a quite dense, thought provoking manifesto that gets many things right and many things wrong. Because of its length, density, and breadth of topic, it is necessary to analyze the song verse by verse, much the same way a literary critic would analyze poetry.

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Power And Hate: The Trump Candidacy And Modern Standards

On the evening of March 11, massive protests erupted at a Donald Trump rally in Chicago, Illinois. After months of some of the most divisive, hate filled rhetoric that I’ve ever heard, protesters succeeded in shutting down a rally.
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Just Stop: An Open Letter To Fellow Voters For Super Tuesday

It’s almost here, Mississippi.
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A Hope For the Future Of Liberty

While the mainstream media continued to give wall-to-wall coverage of the authoritarian populism currently engulfing both major political parties over the weekend, something quite different was happening in Washington, D.C.: the annual International Students for Liberty Conference (ISFLC).
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Why I Support Bernie Sanders

Everyone has heard the quote, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and  again and expecting different results.”

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The Hospitality State…For Some

As reported in state and local media outlets, the Mississippi Legislature last week approved a $274 million economic incentive package for two companies to expand their operations here in the Hospitality State. $263 million of this goes to a foreign tire manufacturer to build a tire manufacturing facility in rural Hinds County. This incentive package includes the purchasing of land, the clearing of land, paving roads, as well as something the legislators call tax incentives.
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“Everyone Else Is Doing It!”: Mississippi Economics And The Betrayal Of Principles

The Mississippi Legislative Session is full speed ahead and they have broken out the credit card, also known as bonds, to rack up more debt for taxpayers.

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Women’s Rights and Economics Part I: Paid Maternity Leave in A Global Economy

I am grateful to live in a country like the United States where I do not have to worry about being a victim of an honor killing and I have the freedom to pursue my education, especially in the male dominated field of law. However, we still have a long way to go.
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Ron vs. Bernie

It’s finally 2016, this is the year we elect the 45th President of the United States. So far this election season has been very interesting and fruitful for late night comedians.
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