A Comparison of Gun Regulation

According to statistics reported by GunPolicy.org, the United States has about 270,000,000 guns, which is a total of about 88.8% of the nation’s population. If you compare the amount of firearms in a population, the United States and other countries such as France are quite similar. France is ranked twelfth in the number of guns…

“Re-homing”

In our society, when we think of the process of “re-homing,” we imagine the trading of cars or material objects. However, over the past few years, “re-homing” has taken on a new level of intensity. It has gone from the swap of materials to the exchange of children. Children have been traded through the use…

Microfinancing and Kiva

Anyone who has ever watched the nightly news or read a newspaper can tell you that there are major issues across the world, from hunger to poverty to gender discrimination. At this point, I could go into detail about one of these things and tell you all about the great extent of it and how…

Arming the Other Seven

In 2007 there were estimated to be 875 million firearms in circulation around the world. That’s one firearm per eight people. After our recent display of aggression towards Syria, top US executives seem to be asking one question: “How do we arm the other seven?” To understand why we’re arming the world, we need to…

Make it Remarkable

In order for people to take the time to listen about anything that won’t directly affect their lives, what you’re saying has to be remarkable. As stated by Seth Godin, something that is remarkable is something worthy of making a remark about. With the number of tragedies that befall people in nearly every country on…