Over the past year, the average American has consumed an extra pound of dairy products. However, this is not a conscious decision in response to the Department of Health’s report that over 80 percent of the population’s dietary intake of dairy is below recommended levels. Consumers most likely fail to even notice their extra dairy […]


Over the last few years, companies like Uber and Airbnb have exploded onto the national and international economic scenes. Uber was recently valued at $68 billion, and Airbnb at $30 billion. In less than a decade, these two companies have built the “sharing economy” into a multibillion-dollar monolith. Their business models have revolutionized the way […]



On October 8, 2016, a U.S.-backed airstrike led by Saudi Arabia “wrongly” targeted a funeral ceremony in Sanaa, Yemen’s capital, killing at least 100 people and injuring another 500. Among the victims were military personnel and officials, but also hundreds of civilians, including women and children, according to the United Nations Office of the High […]



In a notable scene from Straight Outta Compton, members of the hip-hop group N.W.A. sat at a press conference, answering questions from a coterie of white male journalists bewildered at the emergence of “gangsta” rap. To explain their rapid elevation into fame, MC Ren (Aldis Hodge) asserts, “We give the people a voice,” while Ice Cube […]