Month: August 2017

It’s payday, do you know where your money is? (Part 1)

It’s payday, do you know where your money is? (Part 1)

This week, we will look at the ever-exciting topic of taxes in preparation for a journey into the politics of tax reform.

How NAFTA Keeps Your Car Cheap

How NAFTA Keeps Your Car Cheap

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, is an agreement designed to reduce trade restrictions between the USA, Mexico, and Canada. The Automotive Industry is one of the largest industries to take advantage of NAFTA. Many manufacturers conduct most of their production for the […]

The Very Real Problems of Fantasy Football

The Very Real Problems of Fantasy Football

My trust issues began in the summer before my junior year of high school. I played summer league basketball for my high school’s team and we were undefeated heading into the championship game against our crosstown rival. Some of the players on the team didn’t […]

How Immigration Has Shaped the Modern World

How Immigration Has Shaped the Modern World

If migrants around the world were to create their own nation-state, it would be the fifth most populated country in the world. One out of every 35 people in the world is a migrant; it’s not a new phenomenon, but rather a common and important […]

What Have You Heard About Bears Ears?

What Have You Heard About Bears Ears?

Bears Ears is a huge National Monument in Southern Utah that has been garnering a lot of attention recently. But why? With politics rearing its head only time will tell what President Trump will do.

An Age of Uncertainty (Final)

An Age of Uncertainty (Final)

With US influence in Asia declining, and increasing tensions in the region, we are in an uncertain age where no issues are as straightforward as they’re often presented.

Forget the Dealership – Why You’ll Buy Your Next Car from Amazon

Forget the Dealership – Why You’ll Buy Your Next Car from Amazon

Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, so what will happen if they decide to start selling cars? How would this affect the automotive industry and manufactures?

How Kansas City Set an Example For the US

How Kansas City Set an Example For the US

The importance of local politics & community

The New, Cheaper Bar that Millennials Want

The New, Cheaper Bar that Millennials Want

What Chris Brown taught me about nightlife in America.

Risk and Reward: The Role of Rating Agencies

Risk and Reward: The Role of Rating Agencies

In 2011, the United States credit rating was downgraded from AAA to AA+ by Standard & Poor’s. The large reaction by politicians, news anchors, and many others brought into question what those letters and symbols really meant. While no one could really explain the tangible […]