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Nord Stream 2: The Russia, Ukraine, and European Turf War, Explained



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Russia is almost done building a pipeline connecting themselves and Germany. That may sound like a nonissue, but the pipeline would severely reduce Russia’s dependence on Ukraine. This geopolitical shift is rebalancing the relationship between Europe, Ukraine, and Russia. Here is exactly what’s happening.


The Continuing Turkish Lira Inflation Crisis, Explained



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When Erdogan announced he was pursuing growth at all costs, he wasn’t kidding. Unfortunately, with skyrocketing inclination, that cost is continuing to rise. Here is how the Turkish Central Bank is thinking about monetary policy and a Pro vs. Con analysis of their conclusions.


Jerome Powell’s Federal Reserve Inflation Debate, Explained



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Inflation is driven by three primary factors, supply of goods, supply of money, and number of transactions. The Federal Reserve has put it’s thumb on the scale to push consumption. They are achieving this by printing and distributing money and tanking interest rates to make spending a more appealing option than saving. Here is the debate over how to tweak these systems to address inflation.


America’s Cryptocoin/Stablecoin Regulation Debate, Explained



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The SEC is looking into asset backed “stable coins”, because they might not be as stable as advertised. Here is what stablecoins are and why the SEC is looking into regulating them.


OSHA’s Vaccine Work Mandate Lawsuit Update



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OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has released new guidance requiring individuals working in offices with more than 100 employees to get vaccinated or follow a testing and masking program. This triggered a lawsuit from several southern states arguing that only states have the right to mandate vaccinations. Here is exactly what the argument looks like.


The Supreme Court 2021 Gun Control Case, NYSTRPA v Bruen Explained



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Do “the people” have a right to bear arms in public for the purposes of self defense? That is the question facing the Supreme Court as they review an 100 year old New York State gun control law that allows the state to reject applications for public conceal carry permits if the applicant can’t provide a special need. Here is exactly what’s happening!


SCOTUS Past and Precedent: Griswold v. Connecticut and Privacy Rights in America



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In 1965, the Supreme Court had to face a contraception ban in Connecticut. The question was, does banning contraception violate people’s right to privacy and, more importantly, do people have a right to privacy. Here’s how that debate went.


America’s Stagflation Concerns, Explained



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America is going through a period of high inflation. The question is, is it stagflation, stagflation lite, or good old fashioned inflation classic. Knowing which reality we’re living in will help determine what solution is best for the system. Here’s what’s going on!


How Big Pharma Corrupts Congress Reigning in American Drug Prices!



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There is currently a debate in both houses of congress as regarding whether to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices. While this may sound like a small issue, it could have a large impact on drug prices and serves as a litmus test as to where some members of congress allegiances lie.


Supply Chained: America’s 2021 Shortage Economy, Explained



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Stores shelves are empty and container ships are lined up off the coast of California. A surprising spike in demand associated with the recovery, coinciding with a labor shortage is rocketing inflation for what items remain on the shelves. Here’s exactly what’s happening!