Ganenthra Ravindran is an editor and writer for the EC Journal. His major field of expertise is political science, but he has written several economic articles; such as The German Immigration Dilemma, and The Economics of Warfare. Ganenthra works closely with the editor-in-chief
and the other editors to ensure that The EC Journal produces top quality articles. Ganenthra does not shy away from controversial articles; readers have called him a freedom hater - and much more. In his article Dollar Democracy, he heavily criticizes the dysfunctional political system in the U.S. which is almost entirely based on who has the largest pockets or the wealthiest backers. Ganenthra, being from Malaysia, has an outsider's perspective on the American political system which ensures that his work remains objective and unbiased.
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?
Immigrants are the visible and tangible face in most parts of the world contributing to a loci of diversity. Nonetheless the current immigration debate is misconstrued with with ideology and misconception. Are immigrants truly a boon for an economy?
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. Is there a dire need for campaign finance reform and if so why?
American military spending dwarfs that of its rival China by 5:1. China spends over $130 billion on its defence budget in comparison to America’s $581 billion. Too much priority has been spent developing- and dropping- bombs when we should be devoting economic resources to develop young minds for a better future.