Economics Archive

Have You Ever Heard Of The Economic Hitmen?

Growing up, I never heard of the economic hitmen. The economic hitmen are the players in this complex game which went on, just beyond my awareness as a kid, in countries across the world. As a kid, it seemed like pure paranoia that leaders like Sadam

Colorado Sells $34 Million Of Cannabis: $3.4 Million For Schools & 15% Less Crime

In 2012, Colorado and Washington state legalized the recreational use of marijuana, much to the dismay of anti-legalization advocates. They frequently claimed that it would make it easier for children to acquire, that more people would use it, that there would be more people driving while

Why You’re Probably Wrong About Our Most Important Problem

Every year, or actually multiple times every year, GALLUP asks citizens of the United States what they perceive to be the most important problem facing us. Unsurprisingly the largest single and most named category was “the economy,” which has remained the number one “what

Obama And The Future of Net Neutrality

In early November, Obama publically announced his suggestion for the future of the internet: making it a public utility with equal access for all. Word for word, he actually said, “More than any other invention of our time, the Internet has unlocked possibilities we could just

Feminist T-Shirt Actually Made By Women Earning $1 An Hour

The line of “This is a what a feminist looks like” T-shirts has been exposed, via a Daily Mail investigation, as actually been made by women living in Mauritius and earning about 1/4 the average local wage. The investigative report entailed a photographer and reporter

10 Facts About Being Homeless In The USA

1.  Over half a million people are homeless On any given night, there are over 600,000 homeless people in the US according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Most people are either spending the night in homeless shelters or in

Travelling Around The Moon: Space Tourism

Spaceflights around the moon will be soon available for space tourism lovers, according to Space Adventures. Last May, Russia’s Energia Rocket and Space Corporation declared that special tourists will be able to travel in 2-week journey for $45-50 million, by Russian Soyuz spacecraft. The

9 of 10 Poorest Areas in Northern Europe Located in UK

New research undertaken by Inequality Briefing reveals that 9 out of 10 the poorest areas in northern Europe are located in the United Kingdom, standing apart from countries such France, Germany and Belgium. Northern Europe also includes: the Netherlands, Lithuania, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Iceland, Norway and

Solar Energy Is A Real Solution

This text is about the use of solar energy for human needs, and is not just about photovoltaic. And although photovoltaic is not perfect: it is quickly becoming more effective and less costly. Photovoltaic cells are becoming less dependant on rare-earth metals (which were predicted

Great Barrier Reef In Jeopardy Due To New Coal Mine

  The Great Barrier Reef, composed of 2,900 individual reefs and 900 submerged islands, stretches over 2,300 kilometres (1,400 mi) and covers an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi), is one of the oldest, most beautiful, and incredibly diverse natural wonders on the planet. According to the