economy

Why We Can All Have Big Lawns and Pools

One of the many misconceptions among environmentalists is that clean drinking water is increasingly scarce, and that we will run out of it soon if we do not drastically change our ways. There is merit to this argument, but it fails to consider the age we live in, and the sustainable solutions we already wield.

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Re-examining Andrew Yang’s Signature Policy

Universal Basic Income is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people, who recently polled majority support for the futuristic program. The concept is decades old, and was first popularized in 1972, when George McGovern, then Democrat-candidate for the presidency publically touted a $1,000 a year basic income.

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Challenges, Solutions, and Utility of High-Speed Rail Networks

Enabling daily commutes from Frederick to Baltimore, or Bakersfield to Los Angeles, high speed rail has the potential to strengthen trade, commerce, and mobility between American cities. While I would agree that it is unlikely, based on our current models to assume these projects could pay for themselves with ticket revenue alone, we can weigh enhanced mobility and freedom of movement with a limited national high-speed rail network.

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