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Tax Dodgers

May 6, 2011

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By Delilah Ramirez. In “The Allegory of the Cave” Plato writes of prisoners in a cave who can only see images on a wall, and concludes ”All in all, then, what people in this situation would take for truth would be nothing more than the shadows of manufactured objects”.  He implies that people living in […]

Stating the Obvious about Politics in America

May 6, 2011

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By Edgar Mejia. I remember the day I first heard about politics, the concept remains the same till this day. I either voted left or right, Democratic or Republican. The way that the political system works has blinded the American voter; Americans perceive politics as being free elections. But is that really the case or […]

Immigrants and the Myth of the American Dream

May 6, 2011

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By Chenelle Peynado. In the “Allegory of the Cave,” Plato explains the lives of prisoners bought up in a cave who see only images on a wall. Plato states, “All in all, then, what people in this situation would take for the shadows of the manufactured objects.” (1). In essence, what Plato means by this […]

The Fear and Hatred Against Arabs and Muslims In America

May 6, 2011

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By Cielo Peralta. In “The Allegory of the Cave”, Plato writes of prisoners in a cave who can only see images on a wall and concludes, “All in all, then, what people in this situation would take for truth would be nothing more than the manufactured objects” (1).  Basically, Plato is saying that when people […]