In America, we're supposed to believe that as long as you're loyal, you can be an excellent soldier. However, if you're sexual orientation is anything other than straight, you could run into discrimination and prejudice, even if you're apart of America's finest.
Foreign aid has often been considered a beloved tradition for the international community, if only to show allies that we care. Despite this, there is such a thing as caring too much, to the point where it destroys developing countries.
Rape is seen as a special evil throughout the United States. However, when rape occurs in the context of a marriage, more than a few people doubt that it can even be considered a rape to begin with.
Ever since President Richard Nixon, America, along with other countries, have declared a "War on Drugs." Despite the good intentions behind this war, there have been devastating consequences associated with it.
There was a time when these hate groups were heavily involved in politics. And even now, they continue to exert influence on important legislation and social issues.
Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as well as the rise of ISIS, many have wondered if President Bush's 'War on Terrorism' is actually working. Does it unite America, or divide it? And what about ISIS?
From the turbulence of Washington D.C, to the surprising results of the special elections, do Democrats have a chance to win back the White House in the 2020 Presidential Election?
Abortion has taken center stage in American politics. However, while politicians keep talking about limiting the scope of abortion, are anti-abortion laws really the answer?
Suicide is one of the top ten causes of death in America. Despite this, it continues to be a hotly debated issue, not just politically, but culturally as well.
From King Henry VIII and his many wives, to King Louis XIV and his Affair of the Poisons, history has seen its share of corruption. America, however free it claims to be, is no exception.
While people claim to be united in ideologies, many social justice groups say otherwise, mainly feminists, civil rights organizations, and the LGBT community.
Whenever we think of domestic abuse, we think of people getting physically mentally, and emotionally beaten. Despite this, how exactly do American politics respond?
Women are often the subjects of domestic abuse. Even so, while men suffer from cases of domestic violence as well, they are often ignored, brushed aside, even threatened.
While liberals and conservatives may differ in certain beliefs, the harm they do to the American public is still just as cruel.
Because of 9/11 and other subsequent extremist, terrorist attacks, the American public is terrified, not just of extremist Muslims, but also of the entire Muslim population.
There are many things that contribute to mental health stigma, including religion, culture and ethnicity, and most of all, the media.
During recent years, the clash between Christianity and Islam have increased. Whether it be from the latest terrorist attacks to shootings, the divide between both religions has grown.
Christianity has been at the center of various debates. Whether that be abortion, or gay marriage, or even human rights, Christianity has had a role in many controversial decisions.
Nowadays, Christianity has encompassed a lot of Western society, especially during times like Christmas and Easter. Despite this, there are traces of paganism can be found within mainstream society.
From the pogroms in Europe, to the Holocaust, it's no doubt that the Jews have been persecuted throughout human history. However, none can speak more about this persecution than the Catholic Church.
Death has often been depicted as this final end that no one can escape from. From vampires, to zombies, to even angels and demons, we dream that we could live forever in some other life. But why?
Whenever we think of angels, we think of these heavenly, cherubic beings, sitting on white, fluffy clouds while playing harps. But what do they really do? And how do they help us?
There's no doubt that flowers are an iconic gift, especially for Valentine's Day. However, each flower has a different meaning. With that said, are you giving the right flowers to the right person?
For thousands of years, people have relied on the stars for directions, horoscopes, even sightseeing. But do they really benefit us? And what about the star signs? Do they even mean anything?
Despite everything we've been through, the Earth, whether it be humanity or nature, cares for us, and continues to provide for us every day.
Though social injustices still exist, there are still people fighting against it. And here are a few reasons why.