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Social Security

January 25, 2019

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January 25, 2019

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January 25, 2019

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January 25, 2019

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January 25, 2019

This is a topic that often comes up in today’s media. We hear about a problem with social security and that it needs fixing, but rarely do we hear any specifics on the issue. With this article, we will attempt to correct that and leave you with a more complete understanding of the battle that we face in restoring this cherished pay-as-you-go program. We will begin by defining what social security is and then explaining the underlying problem that Congress faces. After examining this facet of Social Security, we will explain the four most recurring solutions that have arisen in...

January 25, 2019

Ever since a wispy-haired Senator from Vermont ran for President we have continually heard more and more stories of today’s students being weighed down by college debt as tuition continues to rise. Why is this occurring? What has changed? Can it be fixed? In this article, we will try to answer all of these questions and more in order to give a clearer understanding of the situation that currently plagues the United States’ higher education system.

Who funds colleges? 

Universities today receive funding from a wide variety of sources that include federal funding, state and local a...

January 25, 2019

The debate over an increased minimum wage has been raging for a few years now with proponents on both sides debating the economic data that supports their arguments. In this article, I will break down both arguments and the implications of an increase in the minimum wage in varying cities across the US.

Origins of the debate

This heated exchange first began with two seminal pieces that each provided confounding results in relation to minimum wage increases. The first work by Berkeley and Princeton economics professors David Card and Alan Krueger looked at a wage increase for fast...

January 25, 2019

With the recent news about the Paris Climate Accords and the US withdrawal, it seems ever more important that individuals remain informed on climate change and the arguments that surround it. One critical point that must be made is that in the scientific community there is no debate that climate change is occurring. The deliberation occurs when discussing the effect to which humans are causing this global warming. In this article, I will examine the arguments on both side of this particular debate. In addition, I will analyze the arguments in favor and against alternative energ...

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