A Brief look into the Green New Deal

Several Democratic presidential candidates have come forward to support the popular Green New Deal in the hopes of garnering public opinion in their favor. Senator Corey Booker called the deal “bold” and an opportunity to revive the U.S. economy. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, proposed the deal shortly after she was voted into congress. The Green New Deal, ambitiously named after FDR’s New … Continue reading A Brief look into the Green New Deal

White House Shutdown Meeting

Several Congressional leaders will meet at the White House on Wednesday to negotiate to reopen the government after the partial shutdown. Members from both parties are expected to attend, making it the first time they meet since the shutdown began. The Shutdown, which is entering its 12th day, was sparked due to disagreement about $5.8 billion worth of funding for Trump’s border wall. Last year, … Continue reading White House Shutdown Meeting

TSA Agents Being Forced to Quit

TSA agents have been forced to work in airports without pay since the government shutdown began and many are leaving. Airport security, like border security, is deemed an “essential service” to national security and so employees have continued to work since December 22nd. The TSA Union head Hydrick Thomas said on the union’s website that while some employees have already quit, there are many more … Continue reading TSA Agents Being Forced to Quit

A Look Back at FAANG in 2018

At the beginning of 2018, FAANG, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google never looked hotter, but as the year progressed their popularity fizzled out. Alphabet, the parent company for Google, stocks rose 30 percent in 2017 and the other four tech giants stocks rose a whopping 50 percent. For Facebook and Apple, 2017 was their biggest year of the decade. But 2018 was not kind … Continue reading A Look Back at FAANG in 2018

Making the Case for the 4-day work week

It sounds too good to be true, but a four-day workweek might be the answer for a boost in productivity around the office. An experimental trial conducted earlier this year by New Zealand Trust firm, Perpetual Guardian, found that cutting back on their 40-hour week schedule had its benefits. The research took several weeks but found that not only did it reduce stress among its … Continue reading Making the Case for the 4-day work week

What to Expect During the Government Shutdown

After several debates, arguments, and accusations the government shut down on Friday at midnight, just a few days before Christmas eve. On Wednesday night the Senate passed a stopgap bill that would avert a government shutdown but would not fund the 5.8 Billion needed for a border wall, one of Trump’s most iconic 2016 campaign promises. The bill, however, would have agreed to 1.3 billion … Continue reading What to Expect During the Government Shutdown

Steel Costs Rise After White House Tariffs

Nestor Garcia wakes up at day break every morning and wearing a pair of old blue jeans and worn boots he gets on his Prius to begin inspecting his various job sites. He is the manager of his family owned company, Paverite Pavers, a construction company which focuses on sewage, patio, sidewalks and driveways generally uses plenty of steel for their jobsites. Though he no … Continue reading Steel Costs Rise After White House Tariffs

Steel Costs Rise After White House Tariffs

Nestor Garcia wakes up at day break every morning and wearing a pair of old blue jeans and worn boots he gets on his Prius to begin inspecting his various job sites. He is the manager of his family owned company, Paverite Pavers, a construction company which focuses on sewage, patio, sidewalks and driveways generally uses plenty of steel for their jobsites. Though he no … Continue reading Steel Costs Rise After White House Tariffs

Conor McGregor Loses Lightweight Champion Title

Khabib Nurmagomedov, the new UFC lightweight champion, gloated over victory and told Conor Mcgregor that he is ready to go anytime. This comes after a week of constant feuds and encounters from the two UFC fighters and a turnaround rate that’s rarely seen. Khabib the first muslim champ also told the irish fighter that he will have to beg him for a chance at the … Continue reading Conor McGregor Loses Lightweight Champion Title

Rundown on Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced to expand its investigation of “fake news” by deleting pages, ads and users linked to Russian troll factories such as Federal News Agency or FAN. This comes after public backlash over the social media giant ability to properly protect privacy, turbulent weeks in the stock market and allegation of meddling with the US 2016 election. Several days after the … Continue reading Rundown on Cambridge Analytica Scandal