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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Trump surrounds himself with criminals and warhawks

Joseph Langan April 11, 2018

Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing for Secretary of State is set for this Thursday. If confirmed, Pompeo will be the next addition in an increasingly hawkish Trump administration. Pompeo left his role...

Moving beyond the #MeToo Movement

Joseph Langan April 4, 2018

The #MeToo Movement pressed pause on the patriarchy, empowered millions of women and opened a narrow, spellbinding window into the closed-door politics of Hollywood’s inner circles. The movement shed...

Palestinians educate through activism

Joseph Langan March 4, 2018

What is it like to live under apartheid?Imagine rifling through papers at military checkpoints between where you live and where you work. Imagine tall fences with barbed wire severing your home from precious...

Where is the justice for people of color killed by cops?

Joseph Langan February 28, 2018

In the wake of the school shooting that left 17 people, many of them teenagers, dead — the latest episode in the tightly-scheduled programming of American mass murders — gun control proposals permeate...

What do our exports say about the U.S.?

Joseph Langan February 14, 2018

Despite the U.S.’s official stance in support of nuclear disarmament and democracy, we have a long and documented history of proliferation and provocation.In president Donald Trump’s first address...

Disconnect and reintegrate with reality

Joseph Langan February 7, 2018

When the president is a former reality TV host who campaigned on being a good businessman, despite filing for bankruptcy six times, it’s easy to lose sight of what is real and what is not.We live in...

Can democracy survive wealth inequality?

Joseph Langan January 28, 2018

Nearly one in three people live in poverty, but we can imagine a world where no one does. Poverty cannot exist without injustice. If we eliminate unfairness, we can solve the most important issue of our...

‘Mr. Robot’ and its groundbreaking job of hacking TV

Joseph Langan January 21, 2018

Loosely inspired by the real-life phenomena of Anonymous and the Arab Spring, the fiction of “Fight Club” and “The Matrix” and a healthy dose of David Lynch, USA Network’s “Mr. Robot” is...

The Earth is dying; who’s saving it?

Joseph Langan January 17, 2018

Last June, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would relinquish its commitment to the Paris Agreement, a 2015 international effort to invest in green technology and reduce carbon emissions....

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