Photo of a tribal person in traditional wear.
American History

Native Americans before the Great Depression

September 24, 2021

Even before the Great Depression hit the US, much of the rural population, particularly the Native Americans, were already in miserable economic state. The Native Americans spoke out and fought for their rights. […]

Paper strips on blank background with names of various government programs written on them, like Medicare, Medicaid, Welfare, Social Security etc.
Government

The Welfare State of the United States

September 22, 2021

The government welfare programs, forming the social safety net for all Americans, are not in financial crisis mode at the moment. However, their financial footing is not currently designed for long-term stability. […]

An image of pregnant woman with the word Overpopulat0ion and world map stamped on her belly.
Philosophy

Overpopulation and Birth Control Methods

September 14, 2021

Overpopulation cannot be solved relying on people’s common sense or individuals being motivated by the greater common good. One way or the other, the state has to intervene- passively or coercively. […]

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Philosophy

Can Euthanasia Solve the Problem of Overpopulation?

September 14, 2021

When it comes to the issue of controlling overpopulation, specially in the genre of dystopia, euthanasia seems to be the favorite solution. It is easy to impose in states controlled by totalitarian regimes, such as in the movie ‘Soylent Green’. People are often even tricked into it as in the 1976 movie Logan’s Run. […]

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