A New War on Poverty

“Great Society is not a safe harbor, a resting place, a final objective, a finished work. It is a challenge constantly renewed, beckoning us toward a destiny where the meaning of our lives matches the marvelous products of our labor.” -Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at the University of Michigan. May 22, 1964 In 1965,…

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…

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…