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Newsworthy – Jan 25th, 2019

Personalized TV ads, the longest government shutdown in US history, home purchase  availability to the middle class, and Venezuela’s leadership crisis. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page. Advertisements

Newsworthy – Jan 11th, 2019

NBC reducing ad times, a new tech for TV screens, Turkey’s Erdogan refusing to meet with US officials, and a record breaking government shutdown. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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…

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…

Is the Electoral College Still Relevant?

The dust has settled and the new President of the United States will be Republican candidate, Donald Trump. This result left many Americans, as well as people across the world, dumbfounded. Even some Trump supporters did not believe their candidate could really win the…

Raising the Minimum Wage

There has been quite a lot of chatter recently concerning a raise in the minimum wage. Discussion has increased since President Obama’s State of the Union Address this past Tuesday, where he called for a raise in the minimum wage to $10.10 (the current…

Memorandum for Proposed Action to Revitalize the US Economy

Problem Statement  The United States economy has shown positive growth since the Great Recession. Despite the positive overall trends, the economy is still sluggish. The fact remains that unemployment is still plaguing middle and lower class demographics and is leading to weaker-than-preferable economic activity…

Time for an Organization of African Economic Unity