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We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

Over the past two decades, the situation in Venezuela has inched closer and closer to a breaking point. The rule of leftist President Nicolas Maduro has devolved into a dictatorship, as opposition from his citizens has been met with stiff government crackdowns and imprisoning those […]

America’s New Cash Crops

America’s New Cash Crops

‘Cash crop’ is an interesting term. When you hear the term cash crop, it invokes memories of your high school American history class, where it would be applied by and large to the cultivation of tobacco in the United States. But as time goes on […]

Tackling Class Action Lawsuits

Tackling Class Action Lawsuits

Who’s benefiting from America’s notorious culture of lawsuits?

Panic! at the Stock Market

Panic! at the Stock Market

Over the past few months, the stock market has been reaching record highs never seen before, setting milestones on what feels like a daily basis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed the monumental mark of 25,000 in early January, and the Nasdaq Composite topped off […]

A Landfill, a home for garbage and so much more.

A Landfill, a home for garbage and so much more.

When you think of a landfill, usually a happy thought doesn’t come to mind. Most people avoid the topic of garbage. It’s unsightly, it smells, it’s overall it’s really gross. We put it into our trash cans and it’s sent away. But, there is a […]

The Bearer of Bad Tariffs

The Bearer of Bad Tariffs

On January 22, 2018 President Trump imposed a set of tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. President Trump levied the tariff in the hopes of protecting foreign-owned America-based companies like Suniva and SolarWorld, both of which are in some financial trouble. The tariff […]

North Korea and the Case for Athletic Diplomacy

North Korea and the Case for Athletic Diplomacy

Over the last 60 years, ideological differences between the East and West have often spilled over onto the field of play. The conflicts between  communist U.S.S.R. and democratic U.S. played out over the 1970s and 1980s through their great Olympic battles. Every sport was a […]

Civil Disobedience in the United States

Civil Disobedience in the United States

On Saturday January 20th 2018, one year after the first women’s march commenced in response to President Trump’s inauguration and issues within the country, the second women’s march has inspired women of all ages to come out and make it an annual tradition. This public and […]

Will Peak Oil Come Anytime Soon?

Will Peak Oil Come Anytime Soon?

Our taste change, technologies evolve, live goes on and whether we like it or not, the world changes every day. To put it bluntly, change is inevitable. Although it’s an inevitable reality of our world, it doesn’t mean that we’re on the verge of it. […]

Idea to Corporation: A Lesson from Snapchat

Idea to Corporation: A Lesson from Snapchat

Some commercial trademarks– like Google, Band-Aid, and iPhone– have penetrated into our lives so much that they have seeped into our normal vocabulary. The companies to which these names are attributed are huge corporations valued in the hundreds of billions, yet they all started as […]