This year has been a bad one for the pharmaceutical companies all over. From pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli, who raised the price of the drug used to treat toxoplasmosis and prevent malaria, Daraprim, from $13.50 to $750 to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, a corporation which raised the prices of heart drugs Isuprel and Nitropress, there has been very visible outrage against the industry — and for good reason. […]
The United States has made the controversial decision to admit 8,000 Syrian refugees into the country this year, Reuters reported. Amidst the protests from the American people, this decision is, without a doubt, the right one. […]
Shopping can often be a painstaking series of events. A person has to plan a time to go out, drive to the store, browse the aisles in hopes of finding the items they seek, wait in line to check out and then drive back home. In a time where convenience and ease of use are in high demand, though, it is no surprise that people are seeking an alternative way to shop in order to avoid wasting time. […]
One of the attributes that every leader should possess is honesty. We all know Trump is not afraid to speak his mind, despite the reactions that may ensue. On the contrary, almost everything I have heard come out of Clinton’s mouth has been refuted. […]
When a candidate uses fear-mongering rhetoric to appeal not to conservative politics but to extreme hatred, then the problem speaks for itself. Though hateful language is serious, the problem is much deeper than social issues. The trouble is, at its core, in the polarization of politics. […]
The country is still plagued by an unspoken racial binary that divides people into black and white categories. Latinos, Asians and Native Americans are simply put into the “other” category. This racial binary has caused the underrepresentation and inaccurate portrayal of other minorities in the media.