Bill Gates Challenges Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax

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Many have attacked Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare-for-All plan for being too expensive, claiming the program would add trillions to the national debt. Warren’s answer is a wealth tax of 6% on fortunes above 1$ billion. Advocates of all universal healthcare proposals make the point that a country as wealthy as the US should be able to […]

Ranking The Top 10 American Foods

America has been known as a melting pot because of its diverse mixture of people. Many cultures and regions bring many food varieties.  In spite of the incredible selection available to Americans from different cultures, American cuisine has withstood the test of time. Here are some of the favorites. 1. The Burger 2. Hot Dogs […]

China’s Current Moon Rover is Taking Interesting New Photos

            Last January China landed the first ever robotics mission to the far side of the moon. China’s Chang’e-4 mission has done eight full days of science work in this new territory. Days and nights last roughly two weeks and the nights are deadly cold. Despite difficult conditions the rover finished up its seventh workday […]

Simple Ways for Parents to Start Their Children in Data Science

Many parents today are trying to get their children interested in and knowledgeable about STEM subjects. The economic benefits of STEM knowledge are significant. Games, books and other tools can be used to spark STEM knowledge and passion from an early age. One important STEM subject which is sometimes overlooked is data science. Data science […]

China Builds World’s First Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Chip

A group of Chinese researchers at Tsinghua University recently created a chip that combines conventional artificial intelligence (AI) with an AI inspired by the human brain. The team claims this breakthrough could lead to a more naturalized AI. The researchers demonstrated the capabilities of the new chip in a video of a self-driving bicycle that […]

USWNT Are The Champions, My Friends!

The USWNT are World Cup Champions for the second straight time, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday in Paris France. They are the first team to go back to back since Germany in 2003 and 2007, and now have four World Cup Championships to their record, double the amount of any other country. Both Megan Rapinoe […]

Mexico Spoils U.S. Soccer Sunday by Defeating USA 1-0 in 2019 Gold Cup Final

With the U.S. Women’s National Team celebrating a World Cup Championship in Paris just hours prior, the U.S. Men’s National Team had a final of their own Sunday night. The writing was on the wall for a triumphant weekend for US Soccer as millions of Americans observed Independence Day holiday, but Mexico had something to […]

Pulisic Stars as USMNT Advance to 2019 Gold Cup Final

It was the kind of game American soccer fans envision their international icon having when their country needs a big performance. Christian Pulisic and team USA defeated Jamaica 3-1 Wednesday on the eve of the 4th of July, and advanced to the 2019 Gold Cup Final where they will take on rivals Mexico. The opening […]

Spring 2019 Hong Kong Protests

Recent protests in Hong Kong occurred over a bill which would allow Hong Kong residents to be brought to court in mainland China for actions done in Hong Kong. More specifically, protesters in Hong Kong are concerned that freedom of expression is under attack because of fears that Hong Kong critics of China’s government might […]

Two Chinese Shipping Companies Designated by U.S. Last Week as Trade Talks Progress

The U.S. Treasury Department has placed designations last week upon two Chinese shipping companies due to their alleged assistance in violating sanctions on North Korea. Shipping industry sanctions on North Korea are related to concerns of materials reaching the North Korean nuclear weapons programs. China-US relations are characterized by strong economic interdependence as well as […]