Criminals who re-offend cost the UK government an estimated £15 billion each year. One of the main reasons why former prisoners return to a life of crime is because of their poor employment opportunities, which is why the British government plans on backing up a project that aims … [Read more...] about UK government to fund scheme that will teach prisoners coding
Believe it or not, smog in US cities used to be a lot worse. In fact, at the height of the Second World War, residents of Los Angeles thought they were under a chemical gas attack. People in the downtown area experienced stinging eyes, streaming noses, and rasping throats, all … [Read more...] about Clean air regulations save Americans more money than you can imagine
Here’s an idea: Instead of an endless, inert wall along the U.S.–Mexico border, line the boundary with 2,000 miles of natural gas, solar and wind power plants. Use some of the energy to desalinate water from the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean and ship it through pipelines … [Read more...] about Why don’t we replace the border wall with an energy-water corridor?
One of the candidates running for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in the 2020 election is pushing for a policy that would give every American a $1,000 per month “Freedom Dividend.” Entrepreneur Andrew Yang is the candidate behind this policy and the reasons that … [Read more...] about How Universal Basic Income would save America billions of dollars
This weekend, you lost an hour of sleep thanks to daylight savings time. Surely you’re not a big fan of that, but the idea of more daylight is something you can get behind. There are many positives that come about with DST, so much so that a movement is brewing in America to move … [Read more...] about Why the US should stay on daylight savings time permanently