The Good, Bad and the Dirty

Undercover investigative journalism can usually turn out real ugly and without a doubt, end awkward for those involved (obviously). In Al Jazeera’s “The Dark Side,” I felt sorry for the poor bloke on the other end, spilling out not only his but other professional players’ dirty laundry in hopes to lure in a potential ProMed […]

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Bad News Bears

20 Reasons Baseball Is the Worst “In 2009, MLB games were an average of 2 hours and 52 minutes, according to MLB.com. In the playoffs, it was an even more excruciating 3 hours and 30 minutes. That’s insane. This year’s Super Bowl was only 45 minutes longer than that with a billion commercials and a freaking […]

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Riots are destructive, dangerous, and scary — but can lead to serious social reforms By: Germane Lopez

http://www.vox.com/2015/4/30/8518681/protests-riots-work “But riots can and have led to substantial reforms in the past, indicating that they can be part of a coherent political movement. By drawing attention to some of the real despair in destitute communities, riots can push the public and leaders to initiate real reforms to fix whatever led to the violent rage.” […]

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How The $1.2 Trillion College Debt Crisis Is Crippling Students, Parents And The Economy By Chris Denhart

http://www.forbes.com/sites/specialfeatures/2013/08/07/how-the-college-debt-is-crippling-students-parents-and-the-economy/ “According to The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) Project on Student Debt, the average borrower will graduate $26,600 in the red.  While we’ve all heard the screaming headlines of graduates with crippling debt of $100,000 or more, this is the case for only about 1% of graduates.  That said, one in 10 graduates […]

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