Limiting Liberty: How Governments Capitalize on Tragedy

Limiting Liberty: How Governments Capitalize on Tragedy

Around the world, tragedy has been capitalized upon in order to curtail civil liberties. From the attacks on 9/11, the London Metro bombings, to shooting incidents like the George Zimmermann case and the Sandy Hook shooting. Mass media and legislators have attempted to use appeals to emotion in order to curtail civil liberties. In this text I will focus mostly on freedoms and the situation […]

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Pirate Policies on Drugs – Discuss

Pirate Policies on Drugs – Discuss

Pirates tend to be for the decriminalization or legalisation of various recreational drugs that are currently illegal in most countries. The principle target of these policies is marijuana but some want to see most soft drugs made available in accordance to the amount actual harm that is done to the user and society at large. Alcohol is often used as a benchmark, as it is […]

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