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Editorial: The Pope’s deconstruction of capitalism

Pope Francis concluded his eight-day tour of South America on Sunday, where the spiritual leader took the time to meet with those from every social station to address larger issues within the faith and the world at large. Among many points made about the current global state, Pope Francis placed extraordinary emphasis on the issue he described as “unbridled capitalism,” and its adverse effects on humanity.


Lane: Snapchat’s Tel Aviv controversy

Last week, Snapchat included in its “snap-stories” a segment from Tel Aviv. After Snapchat began streaming the video, there was near-immediate backlash on Twitter and other social media platforms. People from around the world were furious when the company selected Tel Aviv as a city for its popular snap-story series.


Sanchez: Conservatives to end discrimination by creating more

The First Amendment Protection Act (FADA), a federal bill introduced by Sen. Mike Lee, R-UT, to Congress, aims to eliminate discrimination based upon religious beliefs by encouraging it against members of the LGBT+ community. The bill would allow owners of any establishment, be it a university or a pizza shop, to refuse service to any LGBT+ costumer.


Elliot: Can’t trump the Trumpster

In a universe that somehow includes an Iowa couple flying Confederate flags and a debate still raging about whether Pluto is a planet, it should come as no surprise that Donald Trump is a serious candidate for the GOP presidential nomination.


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