A Woman of Indomitable Spirit: Jane Eyre

Gender inequality has been a perennial and controversial issue since the existence of human race. The debate over this particular subject became especially heated in the 20th century, during which social instability and enlightenment thinking provided women both the supression from the society and the oppourtunities to advocate for feminist rights. Besides marching and formingContinue reading “A Woman of Indomitable Spirit: Jane Eyre”

On the whole, peer youth juries in schools are not effective towards helping juvenile delinquents.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #23 According to National Gang Center, “Youth Court” refers to a court that involves young people in the sentencing of their peers who are diverted from juvenile courts. Most teens involved are between 14-16 years old. In recent decades, more people are supporting the use of youth courts and peer juriesContinue reading “On the whole, peer youth juries in schools are not effective towards helping juvenile delinquents.”

Online Shopping Has Taken Over Our Lives, But is it Actually Better Than In-Store Shopping?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #22 Online shopping is more prevalent today than ever. COVID pandemic caused the spike in the demand for buying things virtually and delivery of goods. Companies like Amazon has even monopolized the selling industry, creating an empire of digital shopping. Yet, is online shopping actually better than traditional in-store shopping? ShoppingContinue reading “Online Shopping Has Taken Over Our Lives, But is it Actually Better Than In-Store Shopping?”

Helicopter Parenting v. Free-Range Parenting: Which is better?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #21 According to Healthline, helicopter parenting is “hyper-involvement in a child’s life.” Free-range parenting is oppositive, providing more freedom to the children and restrict the number of interventions from the parents. There has been heated debate over which method of parenting is more desirable in the 21st century. In recent decades,Continue reading “Helicopter Parenting v. Free-Range Parenting: Which is better?”

Unions help workers obtaining better terms of employment, but what are their downsides?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #20 FindLaw defines unions as institutions that represent groups of employees in certain trades and professions, and engage in “collective bargaining”, which is the negotiation between an employer and unionized employees in which certain work conditions and terms of employment are decided. Unions allow individuals with limited power and influence toContinue reading “Unions help workers obtaining better terms of employment, but what are their downsides?”

Presidents should be allowed only 16 executive orders and 10 pardons in a term.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #19 The current presidential power to grant unlimited executive orders puts the welfare of US citizens in danger. Executive orders are directives that manage the operations of the federal government. They are equivalent to federal laws with the only difference that Congress can strike them down. The privilege to issue asContinue reading “Presidents should be allowed only 16 executive orders and 10 pardons in a term.”

Expell the legislators who endorsed “Stop the Steal” Immidiately

Opinions on Debatable Issues #18 Those in the U.S. Congress who have endorsed Trump’s “Stop the Steal” agenda, leading to the storming of the Capitol on January 6, should be expelled immediately. Expulsion is the most serious form of disciplinary action that can be taken against a Member of Congress. Article I, Section 5, of the United StatesContinue reading “Expell the legislators who endorsed “Stop the Steal” Immidiately”

Should Adults Enjoy “Kid Stuff”?

Opinions on Debatable Issues #17 In the 21st century, fictional and heroic characters such as X-Men and Avengers are no longer exclusive for kids. Today, many adults are fervent fans of comic books, video games, and collective figures products that are used to be seen as childish and for kids only. This drastic change inContinue reading “Should Adults Enjoy “Kid Stuff”?”

New Year Resolutions are Ineffective. Find Yourself a Better Alternative.

Opinions on Debatable Issues #16 New Year’s Resolution creates a wrong mindset that sets people up for failure. The New Year signals a new start, just like the mindset we associate with Monday. We always tell ourselves, I will start to eat healthy on Monday, I will start working out on Monday, I will notContinue reading “New Year Resolutions are Ineffective. Find Yourself a Better Alternative.”

The Implications of the Nature of Party Coalition on Policymaking

In a heterogeneous society that respects individual rights, especially the right to express opinions freely, public opinions diversify and influence the formation of political groups, which represents people’s will, greatly. The Republican and Democratic Party of the US hold many opposing views. The gap has become increasingly broadened due to Party realignment and recent polarizationContinue reading “The Implications of the Nature of Party Coalition on Policymaking”