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Amanda Palmer’s Doc Supporting HeadCount

January 15, 2015 By Emma Debono

Amanda Palmer’s Doc Supporting HeadCount

Amanda Palmer is profiled in a set of documentaries about how art unleashes creative power. If you buy them digitally for $10, $1 goes to HeadCount Read More

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Should 16 Year-Olds Have the Right to Vote? Pros and Cons

March 27, 2015 By Emma Debono and Dennis Meaney

Should 16 Year-Olds Have the Right to Vote? Pros and Cons

Rapidly more and more nations are deciding to lower their voting age, as well. Some of these nations include Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Germany, and the UK. The United States, as a result, is catching up. Two Maryland cities have already granted municipal voting rights to 16 and 17 year olds, and there’s a recent push in San Francisco to follow their lead. Additionally, more than 15 states already allow 17 year olds to vote in primaries to nominate candidates for president, Congress, and governor. So now the question is – what are the pros and cons of taking this nationwide? Read More

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