Is Regulated Trade Good or Bad for a Country

Regulated trade is a policy system that seeks to establish rules for how countries import and export goods. Regulated trade aims to prevent unfair competition and deceptive business acts while also placing importance on preserving the environment, offering consumer protection, employee safety, and transparency of labeling, among other guidelines that benefit foreign and domestic economic …

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What Makes an Employment Termination Policy Sound?

With unemployment numbers growing during the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are being forced to reconcile with a new reality if furloughing or laying off entire staff. When an entire business shutters due to health concerns, employment termination is not being done as a result of an employee’s actions or a desire to bring in new …

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Should Genetic Alteration of Babies be Allowed?

In 2018, a Chinese researcher, He Jiankui, genetically altered the DNA of embryos before implantation into two women. Both women were married to husbands with HIV, and the changes made to the DNA of the embryos would potentially make any offspring resistant to the virus.  Both women gave birth to children that are believed to be healthy. …

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Should Commercial Fishing be Banned Worldwide?

The oceans are vital for providing food for billions of people and maintaining the planet’s biodiversity. But when we talk about issues affecting the oceans, the conversation often falls to what ingredients are found in suntan lotion, plastic bottles floating in the water, the bleaching of coral reefs, and what we see in sensationalist reality …

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Why is Government a Pain-Point for Americans?

Government, immigration, race relations, and healthcare are the leading pain points for Americans, according to Gallup polling in 2019. Interestingly, 27% named government as a top issue, and 18% for immigration; race relations and healthcare are just 6% each. Looking back to 2007, the government was just 7%, and immigration was 8%.  So why did the …

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