As humans, we are plagued with the innate hubris of our ability to control our world. Here's the reality: Not only do we have very little control over our own career paths, but we hardly stick to our own weekly schedule! There are far too many variables that get in the way of our plans. … Continue reading The “Economy” is Much Harder to Control Than You (or Trump) Thinks
By Will Hanafan (Creighton University) When President Donald Trump came crashing through the doors of the White House back in 2016, he brought with him a completely new attitude and set of ideas. At the heart of this new attitude towards the country came his notorious mantra, “Make America Great Again”. His campaign and slogan focused … Continue reading Trump’s Tariffs: Does America Win?
Donald Trump, the 45th President of these United States, has spoken emphatically about the factories that are running away from the United States and into the arms of Mexico and China. He said, “I have visited cities and towns across this country where one-third or even half of the manufacturing jobs have been wiped out … Continue reading Sir Arthur Lewis: Progress Always Beats Nostalgia
If you haven’t noticed, some people are slightly more than discontent with the new president. Since the beginning of his steamroll straight to the Oval office, a diverse set of groupies have followed him around—the media, his supporters, and his anti-supporters. The media has been calling out his every move, providing the ammunition for both … Continue reading Economics of the Protest
via Daily Prompt: Disagree Rant: A Day in My Life of Disagreements It seems like every day is composed of my disagreeing with pretty much everything and having to defend myself as gracefully as I can. Every morning I disagree with my alarm clock. At 7:00 am, it hastily alerts me that I should wake up … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Disagree