Hypocrisy in the Liberal Left

By Maya Reuven On the political spectrum, Palo Alto’s affiliation is overwhelmingly blue. Many times throughout my life, I have been told to be grateful for this — that liberalism represents a more accepting point of view that many cities in the United States lack the privilege of having. In many respects, this is true;…

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It’s Everyone’s March

We are all equal. We all deserve equality. Everyone’s rights are human rights.

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Don’t Protest the Inauguration

In many cases, protests are an effective catalyst for change. If you don’t like something, the best thing to do is to stand up and speak out against it. However, protesting the upcoming presidential inauguration is a prime example of when protesting is far more harmful than it is constructive.

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Separating Mental Illness from Gun Violence

Every year, an estimated 43.8 million adults experience mental health problems in America, which is roughly one person out of five. Some of the most common disorders include  depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. Less prominent disorders include obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), dissociative identity disorder and personality disorders. Mental health care costs America over 193 billion dollars…

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