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Economy suffers amidst coronavirus fears

Economy suffers amidst coronavirus fears

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

March 10, 2020

With fears of the coronavirus surging, stocks tumbled.

Column: Downsizing the military would bring financial benefits

Column: Downsizing the military would bring financial benefits

Nick Cohen, Columnist

March 11, 2014

The Pentagon recently made an order to reduce the size of the United States military to pre-WWII levels, raising large-scale national debate on the role of the U.S. military in future conflicts worldwide. As it stands, the military is set to reduce from around 520,000 active members to somewhere between...

Column: Carbon limits will help environment and economy, and even better if paired with a “carbon tax”

Column: Carbon limits will help environment and economy, and even better if paired with a “carbon tax”

Nick Cohen, Columnist

September 23, 2013

President Barack Obama proposed a new set of carbon limits on Friday, kickstarting a program he’s been meaning to implement since his second inaugural address. They are meant to be more of a compromise than his first proposal, which was shot down by Republicans in Congress. This new proposal, however,...

Opinion: A “Carbon Tax” would be an economic and environmental solution

Opinion: A “Carbon Tax” would be an economic and environmental solution

Nick Cohen, Columnist

May 10, 2013

Americans are becoming more and more worried about both the state of the economy and the massive amount of debt this country is in, as well as the sustainability of our natural ecology. Too often, these issues are seen as different entities with different responsibilities applied to them. However, they...