Greece granted four-month extension

Nearly a month after the election of Greece’s new prime minister, Alexander Tsipras, the eurozone has finally agreed on a four-month extension of the Greek bailout. Although this green light is without doubt good news, a longer fight is in store for Greece. The new…

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Venezuelan condom shortage threatens public health
A cashier counts Venezuelan bolivar notes in a state-run supermarket in Caracas.

Venezuelan condom shortage threatens public health

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I Earlier this month, U.S. citizens were shocked to read headlines reporting on boxes of condoms selling for $755 on MercadoLibre, a website where Venezuelans purchase goods in short supply. The unavailability of condoms, birth control pills…

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Brutality erupts in Hong Kong protests

The Hong Kong protests gained momentum after footage was released of protesters defending themselves from pepper spray with umbrellas, but Occupy supporters may have a new face for their movement. On Oct. 15, Civic Party protester and social worker Ken Tsang Kin-chiu was filmed being…

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Twitter under fire for ads

Twitter was the target of the ethical controversy in the midst of Ferguson unrest when advertisements, posed to look like actual “tweets,” infiltrated users’ news feed to promote products such as donuts and video games. From the night of the grand jury’s verdict on Nov.…

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Time readers ban feminsim

Time magazine was the focus of a recent Internet debacle over an online poll that allowed readers to select a term used frequently in pop culture that they would like to see disappear. It was not the existence of this poll that caused a stir,…

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