Tag: government

The RESTORE Act is essential to ex-convicts struggling to assimilate

In May 2023, at the 118th Congress, Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Raphael Warnock (D-GA) introduced the bicameral RESTORE Act with Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN).  The RESTORE Act, which stands for Re-entry Support Through Opportunities for Resources and Essentials, is a policy that tackles food insecurity of incarcerated individuals. This […]

Singapore to fine publishers of fake news

Photo courtesy of Moritz Hager, Wikipedia This past week, Singapore announced a new law that would crack down on fake news reports and punish users for posting fake stories. This was put into place because of Facebook’s continuous habits of publishing fake news on their site and allowing it to […]

Political party riffs cause government shutdown

Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead, Wikipedia “If we don’t straighten out our border, we don’t have a country,” were the words of President Donald Trump during a meeting with lawmakers regarding gang violence.  These talks stem from Trump’s deadline he has placed on immigrants who are protected under the program […]

Student Urges New Methods of Energy Consumption

Photo Courtesy of Len Radin, Flickr Creative Commons Conservatives and liberals collide when it comes to the legitimacy of global warming. Conservatives are not convinced that climate change is a reality, while liberals argue that climate change is a real threat to the environment and the civilized world. The majority […]

Pro-democracy Advocates Fuel Public Debate

Photo courtesy of Trey Menefee, Flickr Creative Commons In recent weeks there have been a series of student protests in Hong Kong. These protests, as reported by the New York Times, are in response to the Aug. 31 decision by the Chinese Parliament to limit the candidates for the highest office […]