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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 […]

Free Speech: A True Blessing and a Terrible Curse

Free Speech: A True Blessing and a Terrible Curse

The first amendment is one of the greatest achievements of the Founding Fathers, and yet it has caused an incredible amount of controversy since its creation. The First Amendment specifically states the following: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting […]

Turning Tides of the Underwriting Industry

Turning Tides of the Underwriting Industry

To ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange is a symbol of tremendous accomplishment to those in the business sphere. On the day of a company’s initial public offering (IPO), the NYSE traditionally invites representatives of that company to ring the bell […]

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 […]

Examining America’s Skilled Labor Shortage

Examining America’s Skilled Labor Shortage

Ever since its inception, the American workforce has been held up by skilled labor. The skilled labor market encompasses most waged-based labor in the U.S., such as electricians, plumbers, and construction workers. These skilled laborers prop up the American economy through construction and maintenance of […]

There’s No Neutrality When Price Discriminating

There’s No Neutrality When Price Discriminating

This past December, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to remove the net neutrality regulations that prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking consumer access to certain sites or charging different rates based on data usage. Like most media stories, the controversy behind the repeal […]

Populism and the Social Fabric of the International Order

Populism and the Social Fabric of the International Order

In 2016, Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan got 65,855,954 million Americans to elect him as the President of the most powerful country in the world. Not only is Trump a political outlier due to his unusual business background, but his controversial campaign […]

Viva La Revolución! Repairing the Relationship between the U.S. and Cuba

Viva La Revolución! Repairing the Relationship between the U.S. and Cuba

This past June, President Donald Trump announced that he desired to renew the economic restrictions previously lifted by the Obama Administration against the island nation of Cuba. Details are thin, but the administration plans to prevent American trade with businesses operated by the Cuban military, […]