What money can’t buy

What money can’t buy

Kristin Daly – Period 06 Aparicio Does any correlation exist between wealth and happiness? Despite our society becoming more and more advanced, the focus on wealth and material welfare remains steady. Almost every aspect of life revolves around money as society often confuses having an abundance of wealth with success and happiness. Even the earliest … Continue reading

“It’s Just Violence”:  A Discussion about Capital Punishment from a Historical, Economic, and Philosophical Perspective

“It’s Just Violence”: A Discussion about Capital Punishment from a Historical, Economic, and Philosophical Perspective

Molly Ni’Shuilleabhain, Period 6 The conservative state of Nebraska is currently considering abolishing capital punishment- not necessarily out of mercy for the current eleven men on death row, but due to the growing cost and difficulty to carry out the executions [1]. With the recent news of botched executions and pharmaceutical company statements, the capital … Continue reading

Sweatshops: Why Boycotts are Not the Answer

Sweatshops: Why Boycotts are Not the Answer

Ashley Bowling- Period 3 Ever since the collapse of the Raza Plaza factory in Bangladesh in 2013, individuals have been taking a stand against companies with sweatshops by refusing to purchase their merchandise. Consumers participating in this movement believe boycotting these companies is the solution and will help to terminate sweatshops. To social activists, it may … Continue reading