BY PARKER MITCHELL
Instead of having to choose between condemning people to poverty, and forcing future generations to pick up a potentially devastating fiscal tab, let's reform welfare and create a program that solves our needs now, and the needs of our progeny.
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.
There are feasible ways that institutions can operate in order to make college less expensive without crippling what makes U.S. education great in the first place.
BY JOHAN HALLIN
Regaining trust for international investors can come as a helping hand to put focus on the countries companies and people that after all are among, if not the only source to repaying the debts fair and square. The people of Greece demand change and they need recovery.
BY PRASHANT SAWANT
A nationwide effort to provide stock options for all employees, not just managers and shareholders, will create a more equitable workplace where everyone feels a responsibility for the business as a whole.
BY KARL SJOGREN
With the current call for healthcare reform, a call which is getting stronger by the day, we cannot afford to pull in the opposite directions. Privatization has been the bedrock for growth in a magnitude of sectors and it has been proven throughout history — however, healthcare is not one of those sectors.
Every hour tax-payers in the United States are paying an ostentatious $4 million dollars for the war in Afghanistan. Is this cost justified in the current economic upheaval with widening economic inequality?
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.