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Editorial: To save EU, forgive Greek debts

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 9, 2015

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In the aftermath of Greece’s history-shattering decision to proclaim a big fat “NO” as a response to Germany’s incessant pro-austerity measure bullying, the European Union seems to be teetering before the...

Clegg: Missing women in the corporate field

CHRIS CLEGG

July 9, 2015

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Much has been made about the inequalities that women experience in the work place. They are, according to a 2013 White House report, earning 78 cents for every $1 that a man makes. It is not just cold hard cash that they are missing...

Flattery: U.S. Super PACs: good or bad?

NEIL FLATTERY

July 9, 2015

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The 2016 presidential election is slowly approaching, and candidates on both sides of the political spectrum are in full force, organizing their campaigns and attempting to lure wealthy donors to financially back their presidential...

Silber: Greece picked the lesser of two evils

KELIN SILBER

July 9, 2015

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On July 5, 61 percent of the people in Greece voted “No” to increased austerity measures by debt collectors. This decision will, hopefully, encourage the debt collectors to reconsider their terms. The austerity deal...

Editorial: Gov’t transparency does not equal trust

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 8, 2015

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It is the nature of Americans to doubt and question their government. The United States was founded by a group of people that did not trust its governing body, the British; they were people who questioned authority. The Founding...

Fischer: New law sparked by measles

CHRISTIAN FISCHER

July 8, 2015

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A couple weeks ago, California enforced a strict new law that requires every child enrolled in California public and private schools be vaccinated. The governor signed it June 30; however, the controversy continues. Prior to...

Sanchez: So, where’s the money?

SADIE SANCHEZ

July 8, 2015

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On Sunday, a historic event was broadcast across the globe: the 2015 Women’s World Cup. The soccer match, in which the U.S. faced off against Japan, was the most watched match on English-language television in U.S. history,...

Letter to the Editor / Online Comments

DI READERS

July 7, 2015

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Fighting farm pollution Increased pollution of Iowa’s waterways because of agricultural runoff and wastewater treatment threatens the water quality and health of its citizens. High levels of nitrogen and phosphorous depo...

Editorial: Clemency the beginning stages towards reform

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 7, 2015

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President Obama is expected to make a large step toward prison reform through use of his power of presidential pardon to grant clemency to a number of federal prisoners charged with nonviolent drug crimes. Obama has granted 43...

Lane: Trump built a great wall on the southern border of his evidence

JOE LANE

July 7, 2015

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“Give me your tired, your poor / Your huddled masses yearning to breath free / The wretched refuse of your teeming shore / Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me / I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” Few...

Elliot: The Fourth Conspiracy

BEAU ELLIOT

July 7, 2015

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So I hear we had an Independence Day. (Or Almost Independence Day, as Van Morrison would sing. And did.) Actually, I couldn’t help but hear we held an Independence Day; around sunset, two large mortars started firing on central...

Editorial: How should an international crime be understood?

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 6, 2015

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With recent developments surrounding the ISU Chinese student Tong Shao homicide case leading to in a formal statement from the Chinese government about the arrest of alleged killer Xiangnan Li, a former University of Iowa student,...