Some Advantages of Parliamentary System Compared to Presidential System

Opinions on Debatable Issues #40 According to LawTeacher.net, in a parliamentary system, people elect lawmakers into the parliament and the leader of the majority party becomes prime minister. So, the executive power derives from the legislature and the two branches work collaboratively. In a presidential system, voters vote directly for candidates or representatives, so theContinue reading “Some Advantages of Parliamentary System Compared to Presidential System”

We should not let the Attack of Cultural Appropriation goes to far

Opinions on Debatable Issues #39 Cultural appropriation is “the adoption, usually without acknowledgment, of cultural identity markers from subcultures or minority communities into mainstream culture by people with a relatively privileged status”, according to dictionary.com. With the effects of racism and post-colonialization damage become heated issues globally, more came under attack as offensively taking ideasContinue reading “We should not let the Attack of Cultural Appropriation goes to far”

Some arguments for making life-term inmates or prisoners with long sentence medical test subjects to pay back society, with the reduction of sentence based on risk factors as an incentive.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #38 Currently, prisoners are encouraged to volunteer in medical experiments, and many have been actively participating in some. Though the word “incentive” might be interpreted as suggesting nonobligatory participation, thus article brings some arguments that justify mandatory medical testing involvement. Disclaimer: it does not represent my personal stance on this issueContinue reading “Some arguments for making life-term inmates or prisoners with long sentence medical test subjects to pay back society, with the reduction of sentence based on risk factors as an incentive.”

Was Withdrawing from Afghanistan a Mistake?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #37 In early August, the Afghan security forces trained and equipped by the U.S. and its allies melted away, allowing the Taliban force to easily take over major cities in a couple of days, according to AP News. The chaos this withdrawal incurred was horrific. At the Kabul Airport, some desperatelyContinue reading “Was Withdrawing from Afghanistan a Mistake?”

Why Climate Change might be the biggest existential threat to America.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #36 Thpugh climate change is an issue that has been hovering around for decades, people disagree on its urgency and sigificance. Some see it as an inevitable trend that slowly encroaches the earth. Others actively seek immidiate actions for reversing it. Some believe it is fabricated by government for political purposes.Continue reading “Why Climate Change might be the biggest existential threat to America.”

Why people are shifting focus from IQ to EQ?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #36 According to Healthline, the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) describes what people know and how quickly they can solve problems using reasoning, logic, plan, and strategy, as well as the ability to understand abstract ideas, learn and adapt to change, and grasp and use language.  The concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI) describes a person’sContinue reading “Why people are shifting focus from IQ to EQ?”

Critical Race Theory should be incorporated into School Curriculum

Opinions on Debatable Issues #35 Critical Race Theory (CRT) is the concept that “race is not merely the product of individual bias or prejudice, but also something embedded in legal systems and policies”. According American Bar Association, CRT is “a practice of interrogating the role of race and racism in a society that emerged inContinue reading “Critical Race Theory should be incorporated into School Curriculum”

Margaret Chase Smith: The Indomitable Defender of Democracy

The first day of June of 1950 was destined to be a memorable day: political courage not to compromise values triumphed over rampant demagogues. Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to serve in both houses of Congress and the first Republican woman to be elected Senator, fiercely presented her most famous speech “Declaration of Conscience,”Continue reading “Margaret Chase Smith: The Indomitable Defender of Democracy”

Alternative Fuel vs Public Transportation on Addressing Climate Change

Opinions on Debatable Issues #34 The issues of traffic congestion and climate change have been at the center of discussion in American society and politics in recent decades. Some support improving public transportation while others turn to alternative fuels. In my opinion, states/local governments should invest more dollars in alternative fuel sources rather than increaseContinue reading “Alternative Fuel vs Public Transportation on Addressing Climate Change”

Should The Government Mandate CSR Engagement?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #33 Corporate Social Responsibility is a type of private business self-regulation that requires the firms to not only maximize shareholders’ profits but also protect the interests of all stakeholders, such as employees, customers, suppliers, and the communities in which businesses operate. Going beyond the requirements of law and profiting, CSR usuallyContinue reading “Should The Government Mandate CSR Engagement?”