The soda tax is a well-intended idea that has major critical flaws that prevent it from being effective. It does little to reduce obesity, it's easy to circumvent, and it doesn't target the demographic who would be most affected by it.
The gender pay gap has been one of the central themes of the twenty-first century; yet, the debate is misconstrued and misunderstood by both those advocating to close it, and those who do not believe it exists.
It costs 1.8 cents to manufacture each penny. Dealing with pennies is a huge cost in terms of opportunity costs. Pennies does not facilitate trade. The penny is getting less and less valuable each year.
It's time that we kill the penny.
BY LOGAN JAMES
Following Scalia’s death, the Supreme Court is now equally split along ideological and political lines and as such Scalia’s replacement could possible change the court’s view on climate, race and most importantly campaign financing. There is a dire need for a campaign financing reform; it's an imminent threat to U.S. democracy.
A Silent Tragedy beautifully depicts the horrors faced by females in Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram. The recent mass-kidnapping which trumps the infamous #BringBackOurGirls kidnapping of 2014 is a tragedy left unnoticed - silent.
It costs 1.8 cents to manufacture each penny. Dealing with pennies is a huge cost in terms of opportunity costs. Pennies does not facilitate trade. The penny is getting less and less valuable each year. The penny must go.
The Economics of Warfare outlines the economic consequences of war and the immense opportunity cost in an easy to comrehend way. It's a lovely read; Mr. Ravindran provides marvelous backstories while being informative.
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