Discussions

Even after our meetups end, the discussions always continue. Here, you can continue the discussions and post additional comments or references. Please be mindful that the Discussion board is self-moderated, so let's keep it classy.

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Political Correctness: is it Good, Complexly-Nuanced . . . or Bullsh*t ?

Political Correctness is generally defined as:

• the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against.

Has it gone too far? Has it morphed into a new social movement for the younger generation?

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MEMBER BLOG: "When Liberalism Shoots Itself in the Foot" (by Michael John -- aka "The Thinker")

PLEASE NOTE: the MEMBER BLOGS are op-eds directly contributed by the NYCPF members -- therefore, the NYCPF neither endorses the opinions expressed, nor verifies as to the veracity of the factual matter asserted. Basically, the MEMBER BLOGS simply offer one of many perspectives on a given issue directly from the members.

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Roe v. Heller

PLEASE NOTE: the MEMBER BLOGS are op-eds directly contributed by the NYCPF members -- therefore, the NYCPF neither endorses the opinions expressed, nor verifies as to the veracity of the factual matter asserted. Basically, the MEMBER BLOGS simply offer one of many perspectives on a given issue directly from the members.

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Roe v. Heller (by NYCPF member)

February 22, 2016

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MEMBER BLOG: "I Think I Figured Out Trump" (by Michael John -- aka "The Thinker")

PLEASE NOTE: the MEMBER BLOGS are op-eds directly contributed by the NYCPF members -- therefore, the NYCPF neither endorses the opinions expressed, nor verifies as to the veracity of the factual matter asserted. Basically, the MEMBER BLOGS simply offer one of many perspectives on a given issue directly from the members.

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I THINK I FIGURED OUT TRUMP (by Michael John -- aka "The Thinker")

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MEMBER BLOG: "Why Latinos Can't Dump Trump" (by Victoria Llerena)

PLEASE NOTE: the MEMBER BLOGS are op-eds directly contributed by the NYCPF members -- therefore, the NYCPF neither endorses the opinions expressed, nor verifies as to the veracity of the factual matter asserted. Basically, the MEMBER BLOGS simply offer one of many perspectives on a given issue directly from the members.

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WHY LATINOS CAN’T DUMP THE TRUMP (by Victoria Llerena)

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What will the Nation look like under President Ted Cruz ?

This is a first installment of the discussion series entitled "What will the Nation look like under President ________?" Next time, we'll examine "What will the Nation look like under President Sanders"?

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The "Arab Spring" — was the U.S.' response appropriate?

Per the "Arab Spring" discussion, the issue is whether this Administration's response and handling in the aftermath of the Uprising were appropriate or misguided.

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The "Arab Spring" — parsing the terminology

Per the "Arab Spring" discussion, the issue is whether the term "Arab Spring" is a misnomer, or a perhaps an etymological creation of the Western media.

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The "Arab Spring" — can Islam and democracy coexist?

Per the "Arab Spring" discussion, the issue is whether a "representative" form of government can exist in an Islamic Republic.

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