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Kamala Harris and LIFT

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By Cassandra Ying On the evenings of June 26th and 27th, millions of Americans tuned in to NBC News for the first 2020 Democratic presidential debates. By the end of night two, the fierce clash between Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had made headline news. Although many now know of Harris, the California senator has […]

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Elizabeth Warren and Student Debt

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By Cassandra Ying If you are following the 2020 presidential election news, you’ve probably heard of Elizabeth Warren and her stance on student debt. Considered a front-runner in the Democratic presidential primaries, Warren has openly voiced her opinions on corruption and transparency in politics and business. Recently, though, Warren’s stance on student debt has become […]

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Andrew Yang and Universal Basic Income

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By Cassandra Ying With the 2020 presidential election drawing nearer, we’ve seen more and more democratic candidates launching bids. While less popular than some of his competitors like Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, Andrew Yang is gaining significant media attention for his strong, often radical views. One proposal he’s made is a Freedom Dividend, a […]

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George Soros and the British Pound Short

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By Rajan Vazirani The name George Soros might ring a bell for some. Soros, a Hungarian-born billionaire investor, has made a massive fortune investing, a large portion of which was donated. Today, he is known primarily for his political contributions and the resulting controversy. But his fame began with a massive short of the British […]

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Gordon Chang and the Chinese Dot-Com Bubble

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By Cassandra Ying As a Chinese-American columnist, blogger, commentator, author, and lawyer, Gordon Chang has used his influence to spread his views on the state of global economics. He’s best known for his controversial beliefs about China’s complex balance of a communist government with capitalistic policies. Background Information Born in New Jersey, Gordon Chang attended […]