Owen Poindexter
Owen Poindexter is a freelance writer. Check out his work at owenpoindexter.com

The Tragedy That Made One Conservative State Rethink Its NRA-Backed Gun Laws

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Conservatives and pro-gun activists have, by and large, supported "stand your ground" laws, which allow people to shoot anyone perceived as threatening them. Now, Montana is reconsidering due to this tragedy.

Why The Cost Of Your Shirt Might Be Much Greater Than You Think

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As much as we would like to think that we are conscious global citizens, how often do we really consider the consequences of our purchases.

What Net Neutrality Is, And Why The FCC Decision Is A Potential Disaster

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If you haven't had to think about net neutrality in any real way, it's because we have always enjoyed its benefits. Now, because of a Federal Communications Commission ruling, net neutrality seems to be ending in the United States.

Fox News Championed This Rancher, Then Ignored His Racist Rants

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Cliven Bundy is a Nevada rancher who suddenly became famous when Fox News started covering his standoff with the federal government over his illegal use of public lands. For some strange reason, Fox News did not cover Bundy's racist rants.

Stop Eating Lunch At Your Desk. You're Killing Your Soul.

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Our work obsessed culture is robbing us of one of life's daily joys: lunch.

When It Comes To Russia, Obama Is A Lot More Like Reagan Than You Think

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Republicans are forever trying to create separation in foreign policy from them and Obama, but Obama is actually quite similar to the GOP's favorite icon.

Why Shipbreakers Are Some Of The Most Exploited Workers In The World

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Ships that are put out of commission aren't just left as they are, they are broken down. The conditions that shipbreakers endure is horrific.

What's Happening In Taiwan Is Incredible. It Deserves Our Attention.

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China has done what it wants with Taiwan, and the Taiwanese people are sick of it.

People Needed Arms In This War-Torn Country, So They Printed Them Out

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We keep hearing that 3-D printing can change the world, but how? Well, here is one excellent example.

Depression, Drugs And Your Body: What We Know And What We Don't

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There is little that is more thought about, more studied, and more confusing than the mind-body connection.

The E-Cigarette Debate Is Much More Nuanced Than You Think

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E-cigarettes are suddenly ubiquitous, and no one is quite sure how to treat them. No one except for the connossieurs and the tobacco companies that is.

The Boston Marathon Bombing Might Cost Her A Leg, But She's Still Walking Down The Aisle

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The Boston Marathon bombing happened a year ago on Tuesday. For most, it has faded into the past, but some people have to deal with daily reminders.