Generic ballot predicts Democratic gains in 2018

According to The Washington Post, a new CNN poll has good news for the Democratic Party. The poll asked voters if they would vote for a generic Republican or a generic Democrat in the 2018 elections. Voters favored the generic Democratic candidate by 16 percentage points, 54 percent to 38 percent. Polling experts stress that

An Insight on the Japanese Political Arena

One month ago, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided to dissolve the parliament. The Japanese people are expected to go to the polls on 22nd October as the prime minister aims at strengthening his party. While dissolving the parliament, he was in a position of strength. While his popularity and poll ratings continue to increase,

Tesla Motors Fires Incompetent Employees

Telsa Motors announced that they had fired hundreds of workers last week. The electric-car maker resulted to this action following performance reviews. This performance review was geared towards the biggest expansion by the car maker since its establishment. However, the company confirmed that the workers who had been fired were fired for genuine reasons. The

Ivanka Trump Begins Campaign To Help Women In Business

Ivanka Trump recently announced that she is spearheading an initiative called The Women Entrepreneur Finance Initiative. This is an organization that will put billions of dollars into small to medium-size businesses in developing countries. Women who live in developed countries often struggle to get the funding that they need. Anta Babacar is one of the

Famous Columns by Richard H. Thaler

Following the announcement of Richard H. Thaler as the winner of 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, it’s important to look at some of the columns that he has ever written concerning behavioral economics. This is a man who has spent his entire life trying to humanize economics. In some of his columns, the

NRA comes out in support of bump stock ban

According to The Washington Post, the National Rifle Association has come out in support of a bump stock ban. Bump stocks are devices that can be fitted on semiautomatic weapons to make them behavior more like fully automatic weapons. Authorities have said the man behind the Las Vegas mass shooting, Stephen Paddock, used bump stocks

Investigation finds IRS targeted conservative and progressive group

An investigation into allegations of partisan behavior at the Internal Revenue Service has turned up evidence that both liberal and conservative groups were targeted for extra scrutiny. According to The Washington Post, the investigation’s findings cast doubt on Republican allegations that President Obama ordered the agency to target conservative groups. The allegations of bias were