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American media has had a long journey right from the first newspaper that was published in Boston, Massachusetts in 1690. Within the next 50 years, magazines also began to gain popularity in several major American cities. The concept of commercial radio burst on to the scene at the beginning of the 20th century and ended print media's monopoly in America. This gave audiences all over...

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With the coronavirus cases escalating every passing day, even daily chores have become a lot more complicated. People are getting increasingly dependent on people delivering food, medicines, and necessities to their doorsteps. Yet, often their minds are fraught with questions and they are left wondering whether it is safe at all. While the entire world is taking extra precautions to ward off the virus, so...

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We all love to watch spy movies or read spy novels but very few of us know what it takes to be one. It’s a job that requires a high degree of dedication, determination, and sacrifice. Nearly all intelligence agencies across the globe require their spies or ‘secret agents’ to lead a double life. It is of utmost importance for a spy to hide their...

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COVID-19 has been consistently spreading its tentacles all across the globe. People are helpless and are queuing up in large numbers outside hospitals and doctors' chambers to get them tested for the infection. This is leading to mass gatherings and putting the people not infected at high risk and susceptible to getting infected. The discovery of a proper antidote is most anticipated by people living...

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The 2008 financial crisis in the United States of America (USA) was the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression (1929-1933). Prices in the housing market started to fall initially and realtors thought it was a good sign. They thought the overheated housing market could return to a more sustainable level but they didn't realise there were too many homeowners with questionable credit. Banks had...

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Sports used to be simple activities. One could play or watch and simply enjoy it. As people’s interests in sports grew, so did the industry. Today sports are a medium for big businesses to make money and generate influence. Sports now create heroes in the form of players who command a huge influence in society. In the Olympics for example, sports help give nations credibility...

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Phil McTigue’s has seen quite the contrast in his life. From shielding lawyers and judges conducting war crime trials and helping military units scoop up war criminals in Kosovo, to aiding an intelligence task force in its search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and flying around in Russian helicopters raiding Taliban-run opium farms in Afghanistan, he has done it all. Later, he has...

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immigrants

India, a developing nation which came out of the dominating hands of colonialism, isn’t showing the signs of progressivity nowadays. Owing to dismissive economic decisions and poor vision of the political authorities of India, the GDP of the nation has grown with the least rate in the Southern Asia segment. However, the statistics reveal a whole different picture as the population from a low-income, developing...

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American History

The New York Times dedicated an entire issue of its weekly magazine to examining the history of American slavery, calling it “The 1619 Project,” in observance of the 400th anniversary of the first slave ship to land on the continent. The issue had various essays published acknowledging the various forms in which slavery has been a part of the American culture. Many would argue that this...

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