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Written by Aseem Prasher Published 26 September 2018 Gender identity stands as one of the most controversial, complicated and misconstrued topics in modern human history. In the ‘land of the free’, transgender individuals have been denied freedom ever since the country’s birth. The transgender community historically faced brutal discrimination in one form or another. In[…]

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Published 1 September 2018 Written by Dr. Anton Skaugset *** The Party of Reason and Progress believes that “promoting reason and empirically sound decision-making in modern politics” is the best response to the increasingly partisan and emotional tone coming out of Washington DC. It won’t be an easy transition; we know that we face many[…]

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Published 31 August 2018 Written by Dr. Daryl Muenchau Evidence from cognitive and social science research indicates that strongly-held political ideology is a powerful motivator to find coherence in politics. Conforming the world to a personal ideology tends to minimize the impact information that challenges or contradicts ideological beliefs and personal identity. Unconscious biases such[…]

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Published 30 August 2018 PORP volunteer writer Iziah Thompson concludes his series on mental health policy by recommending tangible policies that address several stressors that lead to, or exacerbate, mental illness. This article is the last installment of a four-part series on mental health policy. We recommend that you also read Part 1, Part 2,[…]

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