Trump Administration Separated 2,300 Immigrant Children From Families Under “Zero-Tolerance” Policy

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end his controversial and immoral policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S. border. However, the way in which affected children are being identified and taken care of by the government has been quite flawed, following his rushed and sudden decision. Finding the exact amount of children who have been separated from their families sent to different cities and sent to different states has proven to be an extremely difficult task for government officials. The…

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Gatorade Unveils Sugarless Drinks

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppDon’t sleep on Gatorade Gatorade rolled out its first sugarless drink, Gatorade Zero, this week. The drink contains neither sugar nor carbs, yet it has most of the same flavors and similar prices as sugared Gatorade. The sports drink company has dominated the market for a good deal of the 53 years that it has been in business. According to Euromonitor International, the Pepsi subsidiary controls 75% of the sports drink market. Gatorade’s dominance stems largely from its marketing campaigns. Gatorade’s “Be Like Mike” campaign,…

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Trump Administration Lowers Cost of Health Care For Small Businesses

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThe Trump administration has been very active recently regarding what it considers to be health care reform. The administration has declared its support for making Obamacare’s pre-existing condition laws unconstitutional, and promoting private health care for veterans. The latest step in this process came on Tuesday, when they signed laws that are intended to give small businesses and self-employed citizens more affordable health care in exchange for less coverage and fewer customer benefits. This is a step forward for the administration’s project to offer alternatives…

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Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Will Other Countries Follow?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppCanada will legalize recreational use of marijuana in September. The Canadian government passed the bill to approve the drug by a vote of 52-59. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and government officials had initially wanted to make marijuana legal by July 1st. However, it will take eight to twelve weeks for provincial and territorial governments to undergo legal processes and set up for retail sales.  Following Uruguay, Canada is the second country to legalize marijuana nationally. While each province will contain their own personalized rules for…

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Shocking Recording Sheds Light on Trauma Immigrant Children Face At Border

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn June 18th, the news outlet ProPublica released audio recordings of children at the border who had just been separated from their parents. The recording was taken at a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility, specifically, at detention center housing. There were about ten children in the recording, and their estimated ages were around 4-10. The horrifying recording featured children wailing and begging to speak with their parents. This recording gives us even more insight into the cruel reality of America’s Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy. Among…

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