The United States’ Foreign Aid towards Afghanistan: Relation to Pope Leo XIII

Tristan D., Period 3 Foreign aid, meaning, “the international transfer of capital, goods, or services from a country or international organization for the benefit of the recipient country or its population” can be “economic, military, or emergency humanitarian”; all of which are meant to help fellow humans and in turn increase the happiness of one’s … Continue reading

Human Sex Trafficking and Its Demand

Human Sex Trafficking and Its Demand

Image courtesy of theheartsofhope.org Darlene Ngo – Period 3 Many different terms are used to describe the atrocious crime of human sex trafficking, like “sex slavery,” “human trafficking,” or “sex trafficking,” but they are all essentially the same: they describe the buying and selling of human persons for sexual exploitation through migration and a third … Continue reading

Does Capitalism make us more free or less free?

Does Capitalism make us more free or less free?

Allie Burns Period 1 Capitalism has been the subject of criticism from many perspectives during its history. Criticisms range from people who disagree with the principles of capitalism in its entirety, to those who disagree with particular outcomes of capitalism. Among those wishing to replace capitalism with a different method of production and social organization, … Continue reading

Is Happiness a Privilege?

Is Happiness a Privilege?

  Adesuwa Wilson-Iguade Period 03 Privilege. The word conjures up a plethora of images, but the one I am referring to in this article is the privilege that sets people apart, particularly in American society. The Merriam-Webster dictionary, defines privilege as a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others[1] … Continue reading

Kendall Brockett

Kendall Brockett

Private property can be defined as “property is anything subject to ownership and private relates basically to an individual”[1].  However, to the average citizen, private property symbolizes independence from shared ownership and government intervention.  The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution declares that private property should not be taken for public use, without just compensation.[2] … Continue reading