The Impacts of The Russia-Ukraine War on The Global Economy
By Esther Fultz
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world economy is in a shaky place at best. Supply chain disruptions, high rates of unemployment and increasing inflation are impacting the lives of millions, both throughout the United States and across the world. Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing conflict that resulted is only expected to exacerbate these challenges. Many of these disturbances are already being witnessed, with the obvious example of skyrocke...
The Idea of Raising the Minimum Wage has Aroused both Criticism and Praise
By Sarah Mummert
Perhaps what comes to mind when you think of minimum wage is flipping burgers at your local McDonald’s. Raising wages has become a topic of debate. The major supporters of raising the federal minimum wage generally have one concern on their minds: giving everyone the ability to obtain an equal standard of living. How to meet that goal? Raise the minimum wage, easy fix, right?
People get paid more, and everyone’s happy. But life isn’t easy, and we should be wary of ...