Tag: war

Newsworthy – Jan 18th, 2019

Growing wages, lower-than-expected tax returns, updates to US-China trade relations, colder-region nations benefiting from climate change, and a long awaited army publication on the war in Iraq. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page. Advertisements

Newsworthy – Oct 26th, 2018

World’s largest sea crossing bridge completed, new credit score system to be rolled out in 2019, federal government to attempt to lower costs of Medicare drugs, and human ashes at the Happiest Place on Earth. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past…

Breaking Down the Threat of “Radical Islam”

The following article is a joint publication from Aris Marousas and Yichen Wang. ***The below video does not represent the views and values of The Motley Experience***   Aris: Recently, I came across the above video and decided to forward it to some friends….

Book Review: Jackdaws

It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of…

China vs Japan: A Story of Nationalism and Old Rivalries

Anyone following world events will have noticed that there continues to be a growing tension in East Asia. The conflict predominantly stems from the rivalry between China and Japan; a rivalry that has stretched back centuries. Recent headlines concerning the conflict are centered on…

Is East Asia Stoking the Fire Towards Major Global Conflict?

    Conflict in East Asia, specifically between China and Japan, continues to escalate. A major focus of the conflict seems to be territorial disputes over a small chain of island, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese. Japan bought the the privately held islands…

High Gasoline Prices Keep Lid on Consumer Spending, Recovery

The price of gasoline has reached $4 per gallon again in some U.S. cities, hurting consumers and businesses, especially those who are poor and middle class. High prices are containing the U.S. and world economy. Before the onset of the war in Iraq, oil…

Short Story: The Orb

The following is a short story I had to write for one of my summer classes. I ended up spending  a lot more time on it than I originally thought, and am proud of the finished product. That is why I am sharing it…

News Update

Some  more quick peeks at what is going on around the world! Federal Reserve officials are considering a new type of bond buying program designed to subdue worries about future inflation if they decide to take new steps to boost the economy in the…