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Anti-LGBTQ Laws Put Brunei Under Boycott

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Brunei, a small country in Southeast Asia, is being boycotted worldwide following extreme anti-LGBTQ laws including punishments such as being stoned to death for being gay.


Diver Inspects Line 5

Line 5 Needs to be Decommissioned Sooner

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On March 28, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order nullifying approved construction of a tunnel encased oil pipeline underneath the Straits of Mackinac. Once completed in seven to ten years, Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline would have been decommissioned.


GM Renaissance Center

GM Owes Communities for Closing Plants

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Despite making over $8.1 billion in profit after taxes in 2018, General Motors is planning to close five plants in the United States, including the plant in Detroit-Hamtramck. The decision to cut costs was made to save the company $6 billion by 2020 and the company plans to open new plants in Mexico.


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Holding Our Idols Accountable

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 Through the power of social media, it seems more and more dirt can get dug up on celebrities, especially when it comes to a dark history of sexual assault. No matter how much they are loved and praised as artists, some secrets are inexcusable.  



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Why LGBTQ+ Needs to be Taught in Schools

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 New Jersey is now the second state in the country, after California, to pass a law requiring LGBTQ+ history to be taught in schools, and it has gotten a lot of mixed reactions. 


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Victoria’s Secret is Out: It’s Time to Boycott

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 Victoria’s Secret closed over 50 more stores following negative remarks about transgender and plus-size people, made by the company’s CEO Ed Razek late last year, and it’s time to ditch the company for good. 




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It’s Time To Embrace Medicare-for-all

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The 2020 election cycle is already gearing up, and the future of healthcare is one of the most important issues to discuss. With the Democratic Party continuing its move to the left, what is the future of Medicare-for-all? 


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P!nk’s Forward-Thinking Parenting Style

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American popstar and activist P!nk said in a recent interview that she is raising her children in a label-less household to allow them to feel free to discover their own sexuality and gender expression, and it has sparked a discussion.


Green New Deal

Jolly Green Nightmare

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., introduced her proposal for the Green New Deal this past Thursday. The Green New Deal promises instant action on climate change and promises economic stability to all American citizens. There are some troubling aspects of the proposal, however.


Feminism

Feminism Isn’t A Bad Word

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Over the past few years, the feminist movement has been beaten down and given a negative connotation, but it’s only being misunderstood.  


Green New Deal

The Green New Deal: Bring it on

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In a bombshell 700-page report released last year, the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gave a grim warning about the urgency of climate change. Luckily, some Democrats in Congress are taking action with the Green New Deal.



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The 91st Annual Oscar Nominations

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On Jan. 22, the 91st annual Academy Award nominations were announced. While there were some disappointments, there's a lot to unpack regarding the lineup of nominations.


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The Breakdown Of Civil Communication

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On the weekend of Jan. 18, several marches were held in Washington D.C. During these rallies, an incident involving students from Covington Catholic High School and Native American activist Nathan Phillips went viral and many were quick to jump to conclusions over the ten second video.


Venezuela Flag

Stay Out Of Venezuela

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On Jan. 23, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself as Venezuela’s acting President. Within minutes of the announcement, President Donald Trump recognized Guaidó as interim president. 

Julez DeShetler and Queso Tone catch up after a short hiatus due to illness and someones birthday. The pair talk about their semesters and the final big events of the year, the Eastern Echo Media Gala and Rock The Patio. The latter playing host to Eagletainment's very own Queso Tone as a musical performance, with the shows closing act Anthony Roperti a former guest of the show.