The Israeli-Palestinian issue goes back nearly a century when Britain, during World War I, pledged to establish a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine under the Balfour Declaration. British troops took control of the territory from the Ottoman Empire at the end of October 1917. Large-scale Jewish migration to Palestine began, accelerated by Jewish…

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We all know the media is biased. It may be impossible to have completely unbiased news coverage. Who and what we choose to cover is biased. Our adjectives and adverbs are biased. Want to see how biased your news sources are? Go to the interactive Media Bias Chart (it’s much larger and easier to see!).

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In the past two years, there have been numerous firsts with African Americans selected as presidents of predominantly white institutions (PWIs). In 2020, we saw the appointments of Jonathan Holloway of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Lynn Wooten of Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts; Dwight A. McBride of The New School in New York City; Darryll J. Pines of the University…

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McDonald’s to increase new restaurant franchise fees from 4% to 5% next year, first increase in nearly three decades; approximately 95% of roughly 13,400 restaurants are franchisee-run (More) What does that mean to already higher prices for our fav burger?

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Eleven people are responsible for 60% of book bans. “Each of these people brought 10 or more challenges against books in their school district; one man filed 92 challenges. Together, these serial filers constituted 6 percent of all book challengers — but were responsible for 60 percent of all filings,” wrote Hannah Natanson.

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