As I walked up to the Tender Greens counter that afternoon to pay for my salad, the cashier didn’t and couldn’t take my money. After I inquired about the rather bizarre turn of events, she quickly pointed to a freshly minted sign that I’d never seen before: “We’re going cashless.” In an era of iPhones and instant virtual assistants that… Continue reading "An Influx of Technology: The Shifting of the Fiscal Paradigm in America"
Month: April 2018
On March 24, people participated in the March 4 Our Lives throughout the country and around the globe. During an epidemic of mass shootings and the refusal of NRA-backed politicians to pass common-sense gun-control, the Parkland shooting redirected national attention on the subject of gun violence. I attended the Los Angeles march and was amazed at the representation. Some of… Continue reading "Representation in the #NeverAgain Movement"
For the first time since 1959, the communist country of Cuba is no longer ruled under the Castro name. On April 18, 2018, Raul Castro’s unopposed successor, Miguel Diaz-Canel, was elected as the new leader in a 603-1 vote. Little is known about the 57-year-old bureaucrat other than Raul’s evident support. Born a year after Fidel Castro was sworn into power,… Continue reading "Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba’s New President"