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Debates concerning gun violence on the rise after Boulder shooting

March 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Unlike most countries around the world, America has a deeply rooted gun culture that has caused multiple debates about gun control and legislation over the years. Multiple mass shootings have shocked Americans since the Columbine High School massacre, and the […]


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Escaping the COVID-19 pandemic can life return to normal in 2021

February 26, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

It has been more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic started to reshape everyday life as we knew it. In the US alone, more than 500,000 people have died as a consequence of the pandemic. The virus went on […]


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Social Media Use During Protests. A Thing of the Past?

January 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The storming of the United States Capitol rocked the world news to its core, but while the riot seemed an unthinkable event for everyone watching, recent information shows it might have been brewing for some time on social media. Online […]


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5 Lessons for a Post-Pandemic Future

December 30, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

  The COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis that followed have transformed 2020 into a year of change, unrest, and anxiety. Like most of the world, U.S. experienced protests, police brutality, elections, demands for change, and hope for a brighter future. […]


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How to Keep Remote Work Safe For Government Agencies

November 30, 2020

Via: Rachel Oldford

  The feasibility of remote working for government employees has always been a questionable subject. Although both pros and cons to this alternative are plausible, the digital workplace of 2020 has put a lot of strain on IT and security […]


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3 New Ways of Analyzing a Political Debate

October 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

The latest presidential debate was probably one of the last chances for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden to meet and argue their cases in front of a nationwide audience. Both the President and the former Vice […]


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COVID-19 Pandemic: Why Is America’s Image Crumbling Around the World

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, the image of the United States seems to be rapidly deteriorating. According to a recent Pew Research Center study, America’s prestige seems to recede, while many nations are criticizing the way […]


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Impact of Social Media Misinformation Spread on U.S. Elections

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Representatives of nine tech companies have met with U.S. government officials to prevent the spread of misinformation on social media platforms. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Reddit, Microsoft, Verizon Media, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and the Wikimedia Foundation are coordinating with government agencies in […]


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The Hard Truth About Your Digital Identity

July 14, 2020

Via: Tailynn Gable

This is a revolutionary moment for society: governments are seeking to rapidly digitize the identities of their citizens—and most recently, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has been decisively shaping this governmental decision. Amid the pandemic, citizens may rely solely on e-government services […]


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Governing in a Remote World: New Challenges During the Pandemic

June 22, 2020

Via: Nick Terrence

The government today is so overreaching in the life of the governed citizen that it seldom feels like another workspace. Although it is admittedly difficult to make a point which would entail that governments are corporations, for the sake of […]