GUN CONTROL - Young people in the US experience high rates of injuries and gun deaths. They are also hugely affected when a loved one or someone they know is shot or killed with a gun.
MONOPOLY BREAKING - Taylor Swift fans had their time wasted and pockets emptied by Ticketmaster.
ONLINE GAMBLING - The casino industry has undergone tremendous changes in the past few decades. With the advent of online casinos, the player experience has taken to an exciting level. The rapid pace at which the innovations are being introduced is mind-boggling.
INFLATION WATCH - A report released Friday by a panel of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform highlighted how "certain corporations are using the cover of inflation to raise prices excessively, resulting in record profits and profit margins" at the expense of consumers.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - The story of Covid is the story of a disaster awash in a sea of lies. By the Chinese government, by Trump and his disciples, by those in the current administration, and by the developers, manufacturers and distributors of the vaccine.
THE ECONOMY - The world’s central bankers, almost without exception, are now busy swinging sledgehammers. Only whopping interest-rate hikes, they’re preaching, can pound down inflation’s rising prices.
ESSAY WRITING - Writing may come quickly to some people, but for most college students, completing essays and other projects is an actual chore.
BUDGETING - Inflation continues to rise in the United States. Although gas prices have recently fallen since their record high over the summer, the cost of groceries rose by 11.4 percent over the last year, and there is no expectation that they will fall back to reasonable levels.
THE ECONOMY - The New York Times recently pointed to car dealerships as an example of a trend that has defined the pandemic era.
JOB MARKET - Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), claims on his website that creating jobs is his "top priority," and has used this status as a "job creator" to justify his outsized role in blocking climate action, even as the human-made environmental crisis brings devastating storms and heat waves.
EDUCATION - “America’s low literacy crisis is largely ignored, historically underfunded and woefully under-researched, despite being one of the great solvable problems of our time” – president of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy