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Political ads are a $6 billion industry. Here's how they're targeting you

President Donald Trump and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg both ran $11 million worth of political ads during Super Bowl LIV. It's the first time in history that any candidates have done so. In total, the 2020 political cycle is expected to rack up $6 billion in ad spending, which begs the question: are political ads worth the money? [Photos: Drew Angerer/Getty (Trump at rally); Michael Ciaglo/Getty (Bloomberg at event); Drew Angerer/Getty (Bloomberg at press conference]

Political ads are a $6 billion industry. Here's how they're targeting you
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This video will probably be banned in China—here's why

The US-China trade war is reshaping business globally. American airline companies, fashion brands, and most recently the NBA are self-censoring for fear of upsetting the Chinese Communist Party. Large US corporations fear taking a side on the Hong Kong protests or on its territories—Taiwan, Tibet and Tiananmen—due to the possibility of losing out on such a profitable market. By doing so, are these companies promoting Chinese propaganda? And what should be done about it? There isn't a clear-cut answer.

This video will probably be banned in China—here's why
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The many factors involved in a gun buyback

Since the shooting in El Paso that left at least 22 people dead, gun control has played a pivotal role in the Democratic presidential debates. Beto O'Rourke has stated that he plans on not only banning the sale of assault weapons like AR-15 rifles, but also buying existing guns back from owners. But buying back guns at a national scale isn't as simple as it sounds. Politics, heated debates, and real economics are all layers that add to a gun buyback's complexity. Would it work in America?

The many factors involved in a gun buyback
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