The Farm Bill: Convenient Coalition or Market Manipulation?
America / Fiscal policy / Tax / U.S. Senate

The Farm Bill: Convenient Coalition or Market Manipulation?

In early June, a coalition of urban and rural politicians in the Senate banded together to pass the Farm bill, a legislative piece that distributes welfare benefits to an unlikely pair: wealthy agro-businesses and the inner-city poor. Although widely popular among constituents, a common sense look at the bill reveals serious flaws. The Senate’s version … Continue reading

Natural Resource Potential in North America
America / Energy

Natural Resource Potential in North America

On Tuesday February 5th, the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee began a series of congressional hearings called “American Energy and Security and Innovation.” This particular hearing was a discussion over the natural resources available in North America. There is a wide spread perception that our nation’s resources are scarce to say the least, however technological … Continue reading