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As the disruption in our collective lived experiences from the Covid-19 pandemic prompts a rethinking of unsustainable consumption patterns and lifestyles, interest in the “green” transformation of the global economy has risen considerably. It is...

Progress on the European Climate Law

As the disruption in our collective lived experiences from the Covid-19 pandemic prompts a rethinking of unsustainable consumption patterns and lifestyles, interest in the “green” transformation of the global economy has risen considerably. It is...

American birth rates are low, and that’s a problem. There are two ways to increase the population: incentivize childbirth or incentivize immigration. While it’s beneficial that the new Covid-19 stimulus will include guaranteed income for parents ...

America Needs More Immigrants

American birth rates are low, and that’s a problem. There are two ways to increase the population: incentivize childbirth or incentivize immigration. While it’s beneficial that the new Covid-19 stimulus will include guaranteed income for parents ...

The United States is one of the most socialist economies in the world. Most Americans would be surprised to hear this because we still lack a legitimate social security net, an equitable public education system, and even a basic assurance of healthca...

American Socialism: Accept it, but Do it Right

The United States is one of the most socialist economies in the world. Most Americans would be surprised to hear this because we still lack a legitimate social security net, an equitable public education system, and even a basic assurance of healthca...

To start the month of February, two massive sporting events took place: The Australian Open, one of the four Grand Slams in the tennis world, and the American Super Bowl. Both of these events have been highly impacted by COVID-19, and these two event...

Has COVID-19 Killed Sports?

To start the month of February, two massive sporting events took place: The Australian Open, one of the four Grand Slams in the tennis world, and the American Super Bowl. Both of these events have been highly impacted by COVID-19, and these two event...

I walked into a bank the other day and tried to apply for a credit card. It did not go well. Apparently, my income is too low, my student loan balance too high, and even extending a $300 per month line of credit is too much of an ask. None of that sh...

How to Reform the Broken Brokerage Industry

I walked into a bank the other day and tried to apply for a credit card. It did not go well. Apparently, my income is too low, my student loan balance too high, and even extending a $300 per month line of credit is too much of an ask. None of that sh...

In 2019, the United States spent $3.8 trillion on health care, averaging $11,582 per person. This figure accounts for approximately 17 percent of gross domestic product spending in the US, a value which has grown from approximately 13 percent since 2...

The Price of Eating Right

In 2019, the United States spent $3.8 trillion on health care, averaging $11,582 per person. This figure accounts for approximately 17 percent of gross domestic product spending in the US, a value which has grown from approximately 13 percent since 2...

Solidarity has not been a feature of the European Union’ pandemic response package. That was supposed to change with the passage of the 2021-27 EU budget bill, which totaled 2.2 trillion US Dollars and included more than $900 billion for the bloc...

Europe’s Compromise with Authoritarianism

Solidarity has not been a feature of the European Union’ pandemic response package. That was supposed to change with the passage of the 2021-27 EU budget bill, which totaled 2.2 trillion US Dollars and included more than $900 billion for the bloc...

Gamestop is a dying brick and mortar video game retailer that hasn’t reported a profit since January 2020. Over the course of a week, its stock, once valued as low as $2.57 per share, rose to an all-time high of $500 on January 28. A group of inves...

The Robin Hoods of Reddit

Gamestop is a dying brick and mortar video game retailer that hasn’t reported a profit since January 2020. Over the course of a week, its stock, once valued as low as $2.57 per share, rose to an all-time high of $500 on January 28. A group of inves...

With the expected economic recovery following the pandemic, experts predict an equally rapid return of greenhouse gas emissions that have eased over the past year due to lockdown restrictions across the globe. President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Be...

Sustainability: a Market Trend, Not a Policy

With the expected economic recovery following the pandemic, experts predict an equally rapid return of greenhouse gas emissions that have eased over the past year due to lockdown restrictions across the globe. President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Be...