Posts byRado Baarda

Economics and Business Economics student with a passion for politics, economics, and law.

Democrats Announce Articles For Impeachment

Last Tuesday, House Democrats announced their impeachment charges against President Donald J. Trump. This happened after an almost two-and-a-half-month-long impeachment inquiry into the Trump-Ukraine scandal. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced during a press conference that his committee is introducing two articles on impeachment, charging the president with high crimes and misdemeanors. The first article
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A European Fiscal Union? No, Thank You

Before addressing the topic of a European fiscal union, it is important to remember that the EU is made up out of different countries. These nations are represented by their elected governments who in turn have to create solutions for local problems. This is important because of the fact that local government is closer to
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Defending Liberalism

This week the Room for Discussion interviewed professor Deirdre McCloskey

What is liberalism and how does one defend liberalism when faced with modern-day problems? That was the theme of the latest Room for Discussion interview with professor Deirdre McCloskey. When professor McCloskey stepped on stage, she jokingly remarked that the audience would have to wait a little longer than usual because she is getting a
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The Case Against Universal Basic Income

How the current advancement in the state of technology requires a necessary correction, but not the one people think they need.

The 21stcentury is already characterized by its technological innovation. It is an era in which artificial intelligence, robotics, engineering and many other fields are developing at a speed that has never been seen before. The number of jobs that can be automated is growing at an exponential rate. Nowadays, simple tasks such as handling cash
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