Reactions to Immigration: Comparing Assimilation in the EU and the US
Immigration / Politics

Reactions to Immigration: Comparing Assimilation in the EU and the US

Unlike most European Union member states, the United States has been a country that has experienced waves of migration since its conception. This latest wave to the United States has challenged politicians to pass effective reform, but it has not been the first to do so. Many of the groups that have migrated to the … Continue reading

The ACA Era of Mergers and Acquisitions
Affordable Care Act / Healthcare / Politics

The ACA Era of Mergers and Acquisitions

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of March 2010 spurred many changes in the U.S. health care marketplace. The regulation intended to encourage optimization of care, increased access, and reduced costs. Interestingly, the private market has had its own economic response to increased regulation – mergers and acquisitions. Evidently, the shifts in the … Continue reading

Balancing Climate Change with a Strong Economy; A New Conservative Movement
Politics

Balancing Climate Change with a Strong Economy; A New Conservative Movement

Last week Pope Francis added his name to a growing list of public figures that are pushing for collective action against climate change. Now well into his second term, President Obama has sought to make addressing this issue a centerpiece of his final months in the Oval Office. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released … Continue reading

Rock the Vote? Hardly
Politics

Rock the Vote? Hardly

Incumbency, partisanship and the economy. What do these words mean to you? Probably nothing, if we’re being honest with each other. In the 2012 presidential election, President Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney was predetermined before the campaign even began. Now I’ve sparked your attention. Let me explain myself. The presidential race between Mitt Romney and Barack … Continue reading