Poll Results: Is Twitter Pushing Extreme Political Rhetoric You Don’t Want?

Is Twitter Pushing Extreme Political Rhetoric You Don't Want?

Here’s the Background Story: “More views are better.” That’s what drives social media algorithms. Posts with high levels of visibility and interaction bring in a lot of money for tech giants like Twitter. Few topics are more engaging than extreme politics; the algorithm knows it. Does Twitter show unwanted extreme political rhetoric on your feed? […]

Poll: Are Acceptance Rates at Top-Tier Colleges Too Low?

Are Admission Rates too Low at High End Colleges?

Here’s the Background Story: It’s difficult to overstate the importance of a college degree given how many opportunities open up after receiving one. Now, more college applicants are being turned down than ever, especially at higher-end universities. Are acceptance rates too low, or do they need some adjusting? How Hard Is It to Get Into […]

Poll Results: Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

Here’s the Background Story: Significant planning goes into setting yourself up for a stress-free retirement. Americans dream of enjoying a carefree lifestyle when they’re 65, but that dream is difficult to obtain today. The economic reality is settling in for many that struggle to meet those financial goals. Have you figured out how to retire, […]

Poll: Would Trump's Border Shutdown Work?

Would Trump's Border Shutdown Work?

Here’s the Background Story: The border crisis has gone too far. Illegal immigrant crossings have steadily increased since early 2017 — and there are no signs it’ll taper off any time soon. President Trump called for a total border shutdown before rescinding the threat early April. The plan is off the table for now, but […]

Poll: Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Children?

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Children?

Here’s the Background Story: American children deserve the highest chance of becoming successful, and to see this come to fruition, many parents hover over their children, watch their every step and become heavily involved in every aspect of their lives. They’ve been dubbed “helicopter parents” and raise concerns that over-protecting our youth is actually hurting […]

Poll Results: Should Trump be Able to Block Twitter Followers?

Should Trump be Able to Block Twitter Followers?

Here’s the Background Story: Twitter is one of Donald Trump’s primary ways of communicating with the American people. Some of his official actions and opinions make their way onto his feed, and not everyone agrees with them. Why This Matters: The president has faced scrutiny over the last year for banning seven users that criticized […]

Poll Results: Should Foreigners Be Allowed to Donate in Local Elections?

Should Foreigners Be Allowed to Donate in Local Elections?

Here’s the Background Story: The national ban on foreign campaign donations in federal, state, and local elections stands. A recent Ninth Circuit Court case in San Diego questions the validity of the federal ban applying to local elections. Some foreigners have significant financial ties to our country — they play an economic role that we […]

Poll: Is the New Overtime Coverage Threshold Fair?

Is the Overtime Coverage Threshold Fair?

Here’s the Background Story: Trump’s economy has improved the lives of countless working Americans. Even still, many workers continue to rely on second jobs and scrounging up as much overtime as possible. Benefitting from a stronger market economy isn’t enough for some people to pay the bills; they rely on overtime pay to make ends […]

Poll Results: Is the Economy Taking a Downturn?

Is the Economy Taking a Downturn?

Here’s the Background Story: The American economy continues to enjoy an upward trend that began when President Trump entered the White House. However, our nation’s steady upward flow of economic growth was disrupted early in 2019. Some individuals claim this is a sign that the economy is headed for a downturn. Here Are the Contributing […]

Poll Results: Are Protected Classes a Form of Censorship?

Here’s the Background Story: Many modern intellectuals are referencing George Orwell’s “1984” as more than “a possible future” — they think it’s already happening. We’re witnessing the restriction of speech on college campuses under threat of expulsion or violence from other students. These troubling regulations that erode our rights are being passed under our noses. […]

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Sanders Takes Walmart Fight to Annual Meeting

The corporate giant, Walmart, has long been on Sen. Bernie Sander’s radar.He has been an advocate for their employees and has been pushing for...