I’ve never known this country to be in a state of peace. I came of age under the presidency of George W. Bush and the Iraq War. My entire adult life, the U.S. has been engaged in some form of international conflict.
The U.S. is experiencing a major housing crisis that has largely been ignored. A combination of low wages, rising rents, and increased debt burdens all contribute to the problem. Among areas most impacted, Maryland ranks 7th for highest housing costs and is in need of urgent solutions.
The traditional, highly manicured lawn exerts a high environmental price for no functional value and is a missed opportunity to provide much needed resources to those in poverty. Continue reading “We’re Missing An Opportunity to Save the Planet and Feed the Hungry”
Using data from the Pew Research Center, the Washington Post published a story analyzing the relative value of a $15 minimum wage across the U.S. This will almost certainly be used by critics to argue against implementing a universal $15 minimum wage as Clinton has already suggested in her presidential campaign.