The Trials & Tribulations of Technology

Since I have been in elementary school, technology has grown to be ubiquitous within the American education system. From first to fourth grade, every student at my school took a computer class in which we […]

In Defense of Kurdish Independence

On Sept. 25, ethnic Kurds in the semi-autonomous region of northern Iraq streamed to the polls to voice their overwhelming support for independence and the formation of a Kurdish state. Upwards of 92 percent of […]

A Hopeful Direction for Healthcare

Last week, I wrote about the Swiss health care system as a potential model for the United States. For those who haven’t read it: Switzerland has an all-payer system in which private insurers together negotiate […]

Swiss Superiority, Without a Single Prayer

The holes in American healthcare, and how Switzerland’s example can patch them By NATALIE GUBBAY Last week, the New York Times published an article titled “Best Health Care System in the World: Which One Would […]

Show Me Your Budget

American financial priorities talk the talk, but might not walk the walk By MAX KRONSTADT For 15 years, about as long as I’ve been a fan, the Washington Capitals have hosted a ‘Salute to the […]