Tag: democracy

Newsworthy – January 24th, 2020

New research explains how stress causes gray hair, a virus originating from China has begun to spread globally, FICO credit scores to change, democracy could be under threat. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – Dec 19th, 2019

Donald Trump has become the third president of the United States to become impeached, obesity and undernutrition are becoming increasingly connected, almost half of American workers are stuck in low wage jobs, Congress to raise legal age to purchase tobacco products. These, and more,… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Dec 19th, 2019”

Newsworthy – Dec 6th, 2019

Birds are getting smaller, using an oral contraceptive might shrink your hypothalamus, the Trump administration wants to put tariffs on French cheese and champagne. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – Feb 8th, 2019

Guyana to become petrostate, increasing rates of bankruptcies among US farmers, growing reach and power of Islamic State in West Africa, and a new study suggests human-induced global cooling in the 16th century, Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Feb 8th, 2019”

Why Trump’s Election Win is a Good Thing

President Trump has been in office for over 100 days. Since he has passed that milestone (which many decry as a horrible way to measure the progress of a new administration), the barrage of criticism has only grown. Much of the negative press is… Continue Reading “Why Trump’s Election Win is a Good Thing”

Don’t Stand for a “Flawed Democracy”

It hasn’t even been a full week under President Trump and the US has been downgraded from a full to a “flawed democracy”. I wasn’t happy with the election results, but I decided to give Trump a chance and see whether he and a… Continue Reading “Don’t Stand for a “Flawed Democracy””

Has the Two Party System Done More Harm Than Good?

Despite the elections being over, the country still appears to be embroiled in political disputes concerning President-Elect Trump and how the system to elect the President of the United States needs revamping. In an earlier article, we analyzed the Electoral College System. This time,… Continue Reading “Has the Two Party System Done More Harm Than Good?”

The Motley Experience on WRSU 4 8 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick! Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May. For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”! In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording… Continue Reading “The Motley Experience on WRSU 4 8 14”

Egyptians Need Stability and Representation

Egypt is on the brink of civil war and the military must move quickly to establish national reconciliation among all Egyptians. Mohamed Morsi was democratically-elected as president by a majority of the people, and must be allowed to go free to begin the process… Continue Reading “Egyptians Need Stability and Representation”

Moscow, It’s Time for Change in Syria!

Neither Assad nor the rebels want peace talks, so there’s no point for the international community to hold them. While Assad’s dynasty must come to a close, I’m not thrilled about the Al Qaeda-backed rebels either.