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How neocolonialism is killing our planet

How neocolonialism is killing our planet

Benjamin Joffe April 23, 2021
#OPINION Corporations and governments across the world are pushing the Earth deeper into the global climate crisis, and immediate action must be made to combat this.
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Don’t raise the corporate tax rate, rethink the power of big corporations

Matt Venezia January 31, 2021
President-Elect Joe Biden’s tax plan creates questions about his commitment to protecting the American worker and pushing back on corporate power over American lives.
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The plastic straw ban is not helping the overall pollution crisis

Melissa Jones October 20, 2019
Many restaurants have switched from plastic to paper straws to help the ongoing environmental crisis, and some cities have banned plastic straws indefinitely. I question, however, if this effort is actually making any difference.
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Dr. Ram Raju gives commentary on America’s “two-tiered” healthcare system

Vincent Sparagna September 28, 2018
Senior Vice President and Community Health Investment Officer for Northwell Health, Dr. Ram Raju, spoke about the flaws in the United States’ health care system in a lecture at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 26
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Cabo Fresh is one off-campus eatery that offers Stony Brook students a discount with their student ID. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

The off-campus perks of having Wolfie Wallet

Chereese Cross October 20, 2016
Your student ID is more than just a card with your name, ID number and a picture you may no longer look like.
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Virtual distance: Life through the screen

Christopher Leelum April 9, 2015
Early last month, 15-year-old Ariana Taylor was beaten by four other girls at a McDonald’s in Flatbush while at least a dozen people looked on.
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