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Poverty In South Carolina

Every year as thousands of organizations, charities, and groups prepare to gather goods like clothing, toiletries, and canned food items, millions of indigent American citizens wait until major holidays, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, to receive the help they desperately need. Although the desire and drive from these organizations to raise funds and donate to…

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South Carolina’s Rape Problem

(a map of South Carolina, with each dot representing a domestic murder over a span of 8 years) Along with one of the worst education systems in the country, South Carolina is one of the leading states in America for domestic abuse. The homicide rate for women in South Carolina in one of the highest…

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Pollution In Beijing

Air pollution occurs when harmful particles, molecules, and compounds enter the Earth’s atmosphere; it is detrimental to the environment and all living organisms, including humans. Areas with heavy air pollution normally contain smog, a fog composed of large amounts of smoke and air pollutants. The main contributors of smog are ozone, O3, and soot. Pollution,…

A New War on Poverty

“Great Society is not a safe harbor, a resting place, a final objective, a finished work. It is a challenge constantly renewed, beckoning us toward a destiny where the meaning of our lives matches the marvelous products of our labor.” -Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at the University of Michigan. May 22, 1964 In 1965,…

A Comparison of Gun Regulation

According to statistics reported by GunPolicy.org, the United States has about 270,000,000 guns, which is a total of about 88.8% of the nation’s population. If you compare the amount of firearms in a population, the United States and other countries such as France are quite similar. France is ranked twelfth in the number of guns…