Tag Archives: US

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.

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Newsworthy – Nov 30th, 2018

Amazon to enter the medical industry, GM closes down factories, falling life expectancy for Americans, and ships continuing to sale to North Korean ports despite international sanctions.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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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 election.

To add to the controversy of what has become the most polarizing election in recent memory, is how Trump won the electoral votes but not the popular vote.

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Is the Unemployment Rate Enough to Judge the Economy?

The media, government officials, economists, and nearly anyone else with mainstream attention talks about the unemployment level. They freely use it as a gauge of how well the economy is doing. The unemployment level has essentially become the official thermometer with which to judge the health of our economy.

But is it really enough? Can one figure, one form of measurement, truly be all that is necessary to gain a comprehensive idea of the state of our economy?

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In Lieu of the Preemption of the Radio show…

Apparently my show has been preempted today… It sucks because I had a lot of articles ready to discuss that I took some time finding.

So, in an effort to ensure it isn’t a complete and total waste, I’ll post the articles below.

This way, you may read the ones you find most interesting and read them at your own leisure.

Please make sure to comment below so that we may have some sort of discussion on the topics.

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