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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

iPhone Users: Enlightened Futurists or Antisocial Assholes?

Does having an iPhone make us better people, or does it just make us even lazier and less aware of our surroundings? POINT: “I Hate My iPhone, But I’ll Die Without It” I first realized that my iPhone turned me into a terrible person when I caught myself playing Angry Birds at my sister’s wedding

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Edward Snowden: Dreamboat or Benedict Arnold?

  Recently, a New York Times editorial calling for clemency in the case of Edward Snowden reignited the debate over whether or not the United States should continue in its attempts to extradite him so that he can stand...

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Deadly and Deadlier: Cars vs. Guns

Gun advocates are fast to point out that guns kill less people every year than car accidents do (although experts think that gunshot fatalities will surpass car accident fatalities by 2015), so why are we going on...

Friday, July 19th, 2013

That Gossipy Media and an All-Female Jury: an Analysis of the Zimmerman Verdict

Over a year ago, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by George Zimmerman, an act that reverberated across the nation. In order to better measure the public reaction, The Gabbler asked two average American citizens to share their opinions  on what...

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Congress, Kafka, and the Cockroach

After Public Policy Polling released a study in which Americans rated cockroaches above Congress, it really got us at The Gabbler thinking. Sure, Congress has its share of lies, lethargy and sex scandals, but who doesn’t? And are cockroaches really...

Monday, November 5th, 2012

To Vote or Not to Vote, That Is the Question

With the presidential election a mere 24 hours away, get out the vote drives are at full force, with volunteers begging voters (mainly in swing states) to go to the polls and vote for their preferred candidate....

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Why Occupy Failed (But Happy Anniversary, Anyway!)

This week marked the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protests, which began in New York City, and later spawning the Occupy Movement around the world. To mark the occasion, The Gabbler asked two Americans—a...

Friday, July 27th, 2012

What's in a Sport: Chess and Skateboarding Weigh in on IOC Regulations

  On the eve of the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, two leisure activities, Skateboarding and Chess, have expressed to The Gabbler their desire to speak out against what they believe are the...

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Badass Women in History Address Whether or Not We Can Have It All

  As media pressure mounts on new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for being pregnant and a recent article in The Atlantic claims that women still aren’t able to properly balance work and family, the topic of women having it...

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