As the 2020 Presidential election approaches and the Democratic debates continue, an issue that has come under fire from both sides of the aisle has been political advertising with many endorsing the possible censorship and ban of digital political ads by major tech companies such as Twitter, Google, and Facebook. Many claim that these ads have divided the United States politically, spreading misinformation and fueling hatred between opposing parties. Still, despite the validity of some of these claims, digital political ads are a vital part of our democracy and a net positive in today’s technology-driven age, however, should be regulated to address their downfalls. Continue reading The Case for Political Ads
As the world continues to fight the coronavirus and search for a cure, a storyline that has gone under the radar has been the virus’s impact on the global economy. Tourism and travel industries are among the obvious that will be impacted, but the virus’s economic impact will be much more far-reaching and the Chinese economy may feel its impact for months to come. Continue reading How the Coronavirus Will Affect the Chinese Economy
The following is a section of a report written by Rohan Kapur on Generation Z.
In today’s polarized political climate, Generation Z looks oddly neutral. In the near future, their unique policy stances will have a major impact on American politics as we know it. Continue reading Generation Z Will Revolutionize American Politics
For a century, Washington DC has debated over implementing and subsequently raising the minimum wage. Today, the dispute rages on with Congress currently debating establishing a $15 federal minimum wage. Democrats argue that increasing the minimum wage would help the lower class by increasing real wages across the board and lift many out of poverty. Republicans, on the other hand, continue to be against raising the price floor on the labor market, arguing that a minimum wage increase would raise unemployment citing basic economic theory as the basis of their argument. However, with the state of the current economy, Republicans talking points are no longer holding up and it may be time for the government to reconsider minimum wage legislation on both a federal and local level. Continue reading The Government Should Entertain the Idea of Raising the Minimum Wage
With the November Democratic Debate approaching, the wild race for the Democratic nomination will most likely take another unexpected twist. With that in mind, here are my four biggest takeaways from the race for the Democratic nomination. Continue reading 4 Takeaways from the Race for the Democratic Nomination