Slave labor isn’t dead; it’s just fighting fires

The tragic fires sweeping through southern California have resulted in dozens of deaths and have brought out only the best of the best to help contain the rampant flames. While many of the best include the Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Fire Departments, it also includes local prisoners. Several thousand prisoners throughout the state have […]

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What Amazon’s new headquarters means for Long Island City residents

The announcement that Amazon will be opening a new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens has thousands of New Yorkers in an uproar, and it may be for good reason. While the company has promised that the move will bring 25,000 new jobs to the city, an investigation published in February shows a different scenario. […]

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Proud to be an American¿

It might be midnight, but I’m way too excited to sleep because…. *drum roll please* ​ ​…I’m officially attending American ​University next fall! That’s right. You’re favorite coffee addict is going to pursue journalism at the watering hole of the media world (I’m comin’ for ya Washington Post).  For someone who never even wanted to […]

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