The Challenges Facing Mexico’s Tienditas

While most outside reporting on Mexico is currently focused on its upcoming presidential election, the country is currently undergoing a major economic transition. Namely, major supply chain issues are barring the country’s approximately one million micro-businesses, or tienditas, from reaching profitability and sustainability in their efforts to service the over-100 million citizens that rely on … Read more

An Overlooked Solution to Reducing Food Waste: Sustainable Packaging

Roughly 40 percent of all food produced for human consumption in the United States—133 billion pounds of food and $165 billion annually—is wasted. Redistributing only 2 percent of this wasted food could end hunger in the United States. This epidemic of waste is also the single largest contributor to landfills, a major contributor to methane … Read more

End of Discussion: Interview with Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson

Mary Katharine Ham is a conservative journalist, serving as a senior writer at The Federalist and editor at both Townhall Magazine and Hot Air. She also appears on CNN. Guy Benson is a Fox News contributor and an editor at Townhall Magazine. Together, they co-authored the recent book End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down … Read more

The Engineered Crisis in Flint

Between early 2015 and mid-2017, a narrative of environmental injustice that eventually escalated to a federal state of emergency publicly unfolded in the city of Flint, Mich. Headlines accused officials of depraved indifference if not deliberate poisoning, and the public continues to question if lead exposure during the crisis has contributed to a recent decline … Read more

American Local Government: Pete Buttigieg’s True Impact

Despite declining levels of trust in the federal government, public confidence in local government has remained stable over the past three decades. Americans trust their local governments more than their state governments and the federal government. Moreover, Americans also think the quality of candidates for political office at the local level is higher than the … Read more

Opioids, Trump, and the Beach: Interview with Former Governor Chris Christie

Chris Christie served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018. He was a federal prosecutor in the Bush administration from 2002 to 2008. During his governorship, Christie was nominated by President Donald Trump to chair the Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission in 2017. Harvard Political Review: As governor, you dealt with … Read more