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Lift off to Mars
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Lift off to Mars

Photo: SPLOID, Jesus Diaz, 2014 Space Exploration Technologies Corp., also known as SpaceX, was founded almost 16 years ago with the intention to reduce space transportation costs and begin the colonization of Mars. Founder, Elon Musk, faced some challenges getting the company off the ground, including facing bankruptcy in 2008 after three failed launches. However, Musk’s … Continue reading

Free Trade Works For Millennials
America / Economy / Education / Politics / Trade

Free Trade Works For Millennials

Photo courtesy of House Ways and Means Committee. By Rahee Jung and Finn D. Reynolds Executive Summary: Recent polls reveal that millennials support U.S. engagement in free trade agreements more than all other age demographics. Policymakers should take note of this trend, and further engage the United States in free trade agreements to grow the economy … Continue reading

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Where the U.S. stands on Cybersecurity

Introduction The United States is at a crossroads with cybersecurity. The threat of cyberterrorism from both state and non-state actors is very real, yet the U.S. has been painfully slow when it comes to digital safeguards. The government’s past failures to secure its assets is problematic, especially with the approaching midterm elections, and only deliberate … Continue reading

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Regulations have been reduced under the Trump Administration – What is the potential impact on the economy?

Donald Trump’s presidency has opened up the door for deregulation at the federal level. This has had an impact on several industries. Now, given that these deregulatory actions are recent, the ramifications of these actions are ongoing and should continue to be analyzed. Nevertheless, the potential effect can be determined based on what is known … Continue reading

Education / Politics / Taxes

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Help Families Address Education Costs

The Trump administration embraced a decidedly pro-school choice stance with the selection of Devos for Secretary of Education, but Donald Trump originally voiced his personal support for the issue in the 2016 election season. He claimed that were he to become president, states would have the chance to put up to $20 billion in federal … Continue reading