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Super PACs Distort American Democracy

Maya Sherne, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

It started with a hearing.  Initially, this hearing may seem like any other Supreme Court case—a fight for the rights of an individual.  This case, however, was different.  No individual was on trial, and no sole person was being held responsible over a dispute.  Instead, a powerful organization was fighting to be granted the same rights as an...

Government Legislation Would Permit Censorship

Maya Sherne, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

For years, the US government has faced pressure from  entertainment and computer software companies to stop online piracy. Piracy is allowing people to own copies of companies’ merchandise for no expense, and for this reason, it is understandable that companies are pushing for these methods.  However, PIPA and SOPA deny an individual from their...

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