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What is White Privilege and How Can Our Society Overcome It?

White privilege is a complicated truth in our society. To some, it is seen as direct advantages given to Caucasians over other ethnicities. These advantages can exist in the business world, the medical field, or everyday life. Some believe that white people are given more opportunities to prevail because of white privilege. While white privilege […]

Should Birth Control Be Available Over The Counter?

AOC, Ted Cruz, and a Bi-Partisan Solution The internet went abuzz today with news that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) and Ted Cruz bipartisanly agreed to lobby for a bill that would make birth control pills available over the counter. This is significant because these two individuals represent different parties with very different philosophies regarding reproduction. Ted […]

Corporate Taxes, Tariffs, Democrats and Republicans

How the Proposed Mexican Tariff Reveals the Hypocrisy of the Left By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group “Tax the rich!” has been the rallying cry for the Democratic party for many years now. Many of them argue that, by selling goods and services, the rich are not only exploiting the labor of the poor, […]

Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Our Families and Workplaces

Causes, Solutions, and Signs. By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group With the news putting such an emphasis on autism and autism spectrum disorder, it is perhaps appropriate to discuss another disorder permeating our families and workplaces- Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).NPD is described as: “A personality disorder with a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized […]

A Brief History of Womens’ Reproductive Rights in the United States

Apothecaries, the AMA, and Female Reproductive Empowerment By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group The history of reproductive freedom in the United States is a long and complicated one. Most people would say that the United States illegalized abortions until the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade. However, in reality, this is […]

Straddling the Divide

Bernie Miller, Ethnicity, Commonality and Peacemaking By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group In “Uneasy Lies the Head,” King Hussein of Jordan discusses straddling the divide between Jordanians and Palestinians, as well as Muslims and Jews. In doing so, he discusses life on the edge, straddling conflict, and ultimately discovering a role of biblical proportions-that […]

Why Does the Electoral College Exist?

Republics, Democracy, Our Founding Fathers and ”Mob Rule” By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group The United States of American is a republic. A republic is a country governed by the rule of law and not of men. The rule of law “means that people are subject to a known set of written laws. This […]

Urban Gardening, Hydroponics, and the Grow Green Garden Center

How Growing Food Hydroponically Can Contribute to a More Self-Reliant Urban Lifestyle By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group Grow Green Garden Center burst onto the Knoxville scene in 2012, as the only hydroponics shop in the entire city. With the home-grown knowledge of growing up in a Knoxville farming family, owners Charlotte and Ty […]

Religion, Ritualistic Avoidances, and Capitalism

Do the Benefits of Capitalism Transcend Traditional Religion? By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group Islam, Judaism, and Christianity currently constitute the three major religions of the world. They are distinguishable from one another through some major theological differences. However, one concept they all have in common is that they make certain things or people […]

The North American Emerald Ash Borer Infestation and Solutions

It’s Origins, Solutions. And Consequences By Katherine Fry, CEO/President Mediafy Communications Group The Emerald Ash Borer is an insect native to North East Asia, that is now steadily migrating across the United States. In doing so, it has affected tens of millions of ash trees in its devastating wake. The insects lay eggs on the […]