Theodore Brita

tbrita1@binghamton.edu

14 Articles


Opinions

Elon Musk has destroyed Twitter

Since the completion of Elon Musk’s long-awaited takeover of Twitter in late October, the social media platform has gone through internal turmoil and now faces serious questions about its future. Mere days...


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The Biden administration's drone strike restrictions should be commended

In early October, President Joe Biden signed a classified policy that placed limitations on the use of drone strikes outside areas of active conflict. This policy restored limitations that had been removed...


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Liss Truss' economic agenda will worsen the British economy

On the final day of a Tory Party conference in Birmingham, new U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss railed against an “anti-growth coalition,” which included the Labour Party, environmental advocates, trade unions and...


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Using migrants as political pawns is cruel

Last week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis flew about 50 asylum seekers to the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard without informing any local or state officials in advance. According to one of the...


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The 2022-23 season could be the Premier League’s most exciting in years

The 2021-22 season in the Premier League was the first time the league had witnessed a proper title race in some time. Manchester City and Liverpool, two fantastic squads in their own...


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Harm reduction is the best way to combat drug misuse

In the third season of the seminal HBO drama series “The Wire,” Baltimore police Major Howard “Bunny” Colvin allows drug dealers in his district to sell their drugs in certain safe zones...


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NIMBY movement exacerbates housing crisis in Berkeley

Earlier this month, the California Supreme Court chose not to lift a lower-court order to the University of California, Berkeley, ordering the prestigious public university to decrease enrollment by at least 2,500...


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NFTS are environmentally unsustainable

Last week, a group of hackers stole hundreds of NFTs from a site called OpenSea, with an estimated final total falling at 254 tokens stolen. It was later revealed the hack was...


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U.S. men's national soccer team should replace Berhalter as coach

With three games remaining in the World Cup, the United States men’s national soccer team (USMNT) is in a good position to qualify for the tournament in Qatar later this year. Despite...


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Rikers Island must close immediately

The Rikers Correctional Center in New York City is in crisis. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, conditions for inmates have steadily worsened. The situation has become so severe that U.S....