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Facebook and the Anti-Fake-News Narrative Enlists Uber-Partisan David Brock?

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Alex Grass. After Hillary Clinton’s surprising fall from grace, longtime Clinton loyalist David Brock staged a Democratic Party revival pitch-session in Florida over inauguration weekend. Within a week, the Washington Free Beacon published a copy of a “briefing book” from the Florida retreat, revealing Brock’s

Are We Finally Accepting the Scientific Consensus on GMOs?

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Andrew Wilford. Despite the overwhelming scientific consensus that genetically modified foods are safe for human consumption, Americans are generally distrustful of all types of GMOs. An ABC poll from last year found that more than half of Americans believe that GMO foods are unsafe. However,

Obama’s Quarrel with Russia Is a Dangerous Way to Try to Delegitimize Trump

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: this piece was authored by Alex Grass. Politico recently ran a piece by Bill Scher on the 1980s miniseries Amerika, a program that depicted a Soviet puppet government installed in the US “after a sham election in which both major party candidates were Soviet stooges.” Scher’s dystopian piece compares Amerika to the election of Donald

Two Years After Charlie Hebdo Attack, Free Speech Still Threatened

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Dan King. Saturday, January 7, marked two years since armed Islamic terrorists stormed the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 11 people following the magazine’s feature of a drawing of the prophet Mohammed. Yet while the French people briefly rallied around the

Could Social Security Still Survive? New Bill Attempts Reform Without Raising Taxes

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Michael Shindler. Since January 1937, Americans have dutifully paid into Social Security trusting that its benefits will be there for them when they retire. Yet, that faith now seems unfounded with Social Security hemorrhaging cash. According to the latest report by Social Security’s Trustees, the

The UK High Court’s Invalidation of Brexit Is a Constitutional Crisis in the Making

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column was authored by Alex Grass. The UK High Court has struck down Brexit. Such a repudiation of the national will, and of legislation already approved by parliament, has the potential to permanently warp Great Britain’s rule of law. Indeed, it may already have. This controversy, at the core,