Post Tagged with: "economy"

Author Criticizes Elitist Institutions for Encouraging Wealth Inequality

Institutionalized economic inequality remains prevalent in society despite increased funding for social improvement, author Anand Giridharadas said at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday hosted by the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation. Giridharadas spoke about his third and latest book, “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: New Perspectives on the European Union

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: New Perspectives on the European Union

This past week, I journeyed to Brussels, Belgium with my European politics course to study the European Union by touring the various institutions headquartered in Brussels and interviewing key players within the system. Although I already had an understanding of the importance of the European Union from my previous studies,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Why Google is Invisible

Why Google is Invisible

As November begins, many Georgetown students are fixating on their futures. Whether they are looking for summer internships, research positions or full-time employment, there is no shortage of eager Hoyas on the cusp of answering the perennial question of what they want to be when they grow up. While many[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
HOCHBERG: Backseat Drivers Welcome

HOCHBERG: Backseat Drivers Welcome

One of Google’s first self-driving cars almost got a ticket for the first time last week when it traveled 24 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone. Police approached the pulled-over car but did not know how to react upon realizing there was no driver to ticket.[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
HOCHBERG: Legalize The Use Of Drugs

HOCHBERG: Legalize The Use Of Drugs

The competitive college debate world loves debating whether or not the United States should legalize all drugs. As radical as this concept sounds, it is a favorite among debate teams because not only is it possible to effectively argue for the legalization of all drugs, but it might even be[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 1 comment Business, Business - Top
HOCHBERG: Dire Times In Putin’s Russia

HOCHBERG: Dire Times In Putin’s Russia

Russian gross domestic product, inflation-adjusted wages, production and investment in capital have all fallen within the last year. Plummeting oil prices and economic sanctions have pushed the nation into recession and with the inflation rate rising to a massive 16 percent, Russians can no longer afford their own country’s goods.[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
HOCHBERG: Intimidation Game Threatens US Trade

HOCHBERG: Intimidation Game Threatens US Trade

A dark possibility lurks in the shadows of the United States and China’s mutually beneficial trade relationship. As China’s militarization of the South China Sea continues to create tension with the United States and its allies, including Japan and the Philippines, a potential showdown looms. The conflict is still in[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 2 comments Business, Business - Top
CARR: An Era Defined by Phantom Recession

CARR: An Era Defined by Phantom Recession

At the beginning of every year, pundits and commentators feel compelled to sum up the entire previous 12 months’ happenings into easily digestible tidbits largely for click-bait. Simplifying an entire year’s worth of events into a few hundred words is a large and unnecessary task, but they somehow still manage[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Investing in a US-Indian Partnership

Since 2011, the Obama administration has utilized a program called “Pivot to Asia,” where, through diplomacy and trade, it aims to balance the growth of Chinese power and influence and capture (and leverage) the growth of emerging markets for gains in the American economy.  In line with the motives of[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Don’t Be Afraid of GMO’s

What’s a GMO? This is the question Jimmy Kimmel recently asked those shopping in a farmer’s market during his ask the public segment. Most of the interviewed stumbled over the acronym unsure what it stood for, making for a comic segment. Despite not knowing what a GMO was, everyone interviewed[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion