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June 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked untold turmoil on our society and our economy. GDP has crashed 4.8 percent, and the official unemployment rate stands at 14.7 percent. However, these numbers underestimate the country’s problems, as the more holistic U-6 unemployment r...

April 19, 2020

Amid the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic, there is one brewing crisis that is being overlooked. Although it may seem inconsequential compared to the many other issues today, this crisis will have permanent and widespread effects on our country. It is a crisis at one...

March 16, 2020

A few months ago, I wrote an article forecasting the next recession. Of all the things to spark the next economic downturn, though, I honestly did not expect a global pandemic to be one of them. Unfortunately for us, this outbreak likely will start a recession; how bad...

March 3, 2020

If the recent controversy over Vice President Fanta Aw’s mental health email proved anything, it proved how disconnected the administration is from the broader campus community. From my experience, the entire student body was unanimous in their contempt for this messag...

January 31, 2020

In 1944, the nations of the world assembled at the Bretton Woods Conference to create a new, global financial system. The resulting institutions tied up financial markets, allowing states to pursue productive and widespread economic growth. The conference’s president d...

December 28, 2019

As of July this year, our current economic expansion has become the longest in recorded American history. Starting in 2009, the U.S. has seen over 10 years of continued economic growth; unfortunately, this trend may not continue much longer. The oft-repeated praises of...

December 3, 2019

Last month, we found out something that was not especially surprising but extremely concerning. A study by economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman showed the richest 400 Americans now pay a lower effective tax rate than the bottom 50 percent of Americans. In short,...

October 22, 2019

While the political sphere today is obsessed with Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president and the subsequent fallout, this administration’s criminal scandals go much farther than just this one incident. Soliciting a foreign power for campaign dirt—and possibly levera...

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