Patient Physician Communication: Where does the future of doctor visits lie?
America / Healthcare / Politics / Technology

Patient Physician Communication: Where does the future of doctor visits lie?

Today, technology seems to be involved and assist in every aspect of human life. Very few realms of society lack total involvement in new technologies that optimize or create more efficient models for everyday life and industry. Most methods of communication utilize technological platforms to reach broader audiences and improve global connectivity. Health care, while … Continue reading

What is the impact of growing classroom sizes in America’s public schools?
America / Education

What is the impact of growing classroom sizes in America’s public schools?

Education policy helps construct the backbone of the American dream, while classrooms frame the outlook that affects future generations of Americans. Currently, “Among the 34 OECD countries, the United States performed below average in mathematics in 2012 and is ranked 27th out of 34…Performance in reading and science are both close to the OECD average.” … Continue reading

A Dishonest Truth: Corruption in the U.S.A.
America / Economy / Gov. Officials / Rule of Law

A Dishonest Truth: Corruption in the U.S.A.

Welcome to Chicago, the corruption capital of the country! Kind of catchy, don’t you think? Far from being plastered on the city’s next welcome billboard, this slogan may soon become a rallying cry for Chicagoans tired of being the punchline in a fill-in-the-blank corruption joke. The dubious distinction comes from a report released by the … Continue reading

Attn Class of 2015: Don’t Be Fooled by Low Unemployment Numbers
America / Economy / Labor Force

Attn Class of 2015: Don’t Be Fooled by Low Unemployment Numbers

It’s graduation season! And according to sources from both the White House and the Fed, the current unemployment rate of only 5.5 percent signals a wealth of opportunity for grads.   Furthermore, the unemployment rate has been consistently declining.  This means that all of us in Class of 2015 should breathe easy; the time has come … Continue reading

U.S. Agriculture: Economic Gains of Immigration Reform
America / Economy / Immigration / Labor Force

U.S. Agriculture: Economic Gains of Immigration Reform

The U.S. agriculture sector is an important part of American culture and economy. In 2013, it contributed $789 billion to U.S. GDP. Especially in the Midwest, American agriculture relies heavily on immigrant laborers. In the ongoing debate over immigration reform, Midwest agriculture needs special consideration. Between 2000 and 2012 alone, U.S. consumption of fresh produce … Continue reading