Articles by: Menelik Epee-Bounya

The ‘Bathroom Bill’: Tallying Up the Mounting Economic Toll of North Carolina’s HB2

The ‘Bathroom Bill’: Tallying Up the Mounting Economic Toll of North Carolina’s HB2

By January 15, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Stephen Curry is practically a household name. The basketball superstar grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and played college basketball at nearby Davidson College. Disappointed… Read More ›

Opposing Views: Encryption Back Door

Opposing Views: Encryption Back Door

By and February 21, 2016

Domestic Policy, Opposing Views:

All points in green were written by Menelik Epee-Bounya, arguing for encryption backdoors. All points in brown were written by Ryan Guan, arguing against encryption backdoors. The U.S. should… Read More ›

The Economic dove: With the Fed’s confirmed continuation of QE, Yellen is primed to fly

The Economic dove: With the Fed’s confirmed continuation of QE, Yellen is primed to fly

By January 23, 2014

Food For Thought:

In recent years, monetary policy has pushed the economy forward, while fiscal policy has done nothing but clash with that progress. President Barack Obama wisely… Read More ›

Drug War: With prohibition failing, legalization may be our best option

Drug War: With prohibition failing, legalization may be our best option

By October 18, 2013

Domestic Policy, Food For Thought:

The availability of drugs is at an all-time high. According to the British Medical Journal, heroin, cocaine and marijuana have never been cheaper. The price… Read More ›