Author: Mia Trana

A New Direction for South Korea

In April, South Korea’s former President Park Geun-Hye was impeached and charged with bribery, coercion, abuse of power, and leaking state secrets. Her trial began on May 23rd with her denial of any wrongdoing, despite overwhelming evidence against her. Included…

Universal Income, a Universal Solution?

Ontario is set to introduce a universal income program targeting adults between the ages of 18 and 65 in the coming spring. It will be $1320 CAD a month for a single person and potentially more for those with disabilities. It…

Capitalism Is a Problem, Not the Solution

Last week an article was published in The Bull and Bear titled “Capitalism is Ending Poverty and Solving Climate Change. Socialism Is Incapable of Doing Either.” The article argues that poverty and climate change are being solved by capitalism, making…

Gender Equality and the Economy

In the United States’s last election cycle, the world came close to the most powerful person on Earth being a woman. While it is an important step for a woman to get so close, the United States has still not…

100 Days of Trump: Congress

The final portion of Trump’s 100 day plan addresses specific actions that he would like to see undertaken in Congress. While he has a variety of priorities, many of them will result in benefits for the wealthiest Americans. These policies…

100 Days of Trump: America’s Protector

The second goal of Trump’s 100 day plan is to address protections for American workers. He intends to do this by ending free trade agreements and increase funding for energy projects involving fossil fuels. The title of America’s protector draws on…

100 days of Trump: Tackling Corruption

President-elect, Donald Trump has released an action plan to “make America great again”outlining his goals for his first 100 days in office. He calls it his contract with the American people and promises to restore honesty and accountability. The plan is…