Monthly Archives: September 2018

5 Stocks Booming Thanks to the Midterm Elections

By Laura Woods of GOBankingRates Running a campaign takes money, and some businesses and industries in particular are profiting from the midterm elections. Here’s a look at who’s making money as the midterms approach. Watch these investment opportunities during the … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial

‘I Work 3 Jobs And Donate Blood Plasma to Pay the Bills.’ This Is What It’s Like to Be a Teacher in America

By Katie Reilly in Time Magazine Hope Brown can make $60 donating plasma from her blood cells twice in one week, and a little more if she sells some of her clothes at a consignment store. It’s usually just enough … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Time Magazine

No surprise: Democrats have edge in 2018 midterm voting preferences

From the Pew Research Center Voter enthusiasm is at a record high in the national midterm voting environment. With less than 50 days until the 2018 congressional elections, Democrats hold a 10-percentage-point advantage over Republicans on the generic ballot among … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Elections, Pew Research, Politics, polls, Republicans

Disengaged Teachers: A Problem We Need to Solve

By Catlin Tucker A Gallup Poll found that 57% of teachers report that they are “not engaged” at work, with an additional 13% reporting that they are “actively disengaged.” This is alarming. How can we expect students to be engaged … Continue reading

Posted in Education

Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?

By Evan Osnos in the New Yorker Mark Zuckerberg is at the center of a debate about the moral character of Silicon Valley and the conscience of its leaders. If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook