Food For Thought

Oil Prices: Cheaper Oil means a Global Economic Slowdown

Oil Prices: Cheaper Oil means a Global Economic Slowdown

By February 19, 2016

Food For Thought:

Many Americans are excited about low gas prices. In Massachusetts, the average cost is well under two dollars a gallon. Everything is good, right? Wrong. Though… Read More ›

Political Correctness: How we can save ourselves from the same aggravating debates

Political Correctness: How we can save ourselves from the same aggravating debates

By February 19, 2016

Food For Thought:

One of our nation’s current and most aggravating buzzwords is “politically correct.” Stripped of its negative connotations, the idea is a significant one and has… Read More ›

Steve Harvey’s Blunder: Sad Reminder that Women Still Objectified

Steve Harvey’s Blunder: Sad Reminder that Women Still Objectified

By January 13, 2016

Food For Thought:

Ariadna Gutierrez of Colombia may have lost the Miss Universe competition, but she should feel fortunate not to have to represent an outdated, superficial, offensive,… Read More ›

The Black Lives Matter Movement: Addressing complex problems with unrealistic solutions

The Black Lives Matter Movement: Addressing complex problems with unrealistic solutions

By November 19, 2015

Food For Thought:

The Black Lives Matter movement has become one of the primary social movements on the liberal wing of American politics. It was formed as an… Read More ›

Respect the Police: Mayor de Blasio’s lack of support for the police force

Respect the Police: Mayor de Blasio’s lack of support for the police force

By November 19, 2015

Domestic Policy, Food For Thought:

The strength in the Black Lives Matter movement is none other than Mayor de Blasio of New York City, right? Wrong! De Blasio has made… Read More ›

Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock “Bomb”: Police shocked by clock

Ahmed Mohamed’s Clock “Bomb”: Police shocked by clock

By November 19, 2015

Food For Thought:

Picture this: you are a fourteen-year-old boy who brings the clock you made over the weekend to school to show your engineering teacher. Before you… Read More ›

Abortions: Sovereignty of self or sovereignty of state?

Abortions: Sovereignty of self or sovereignty of state?

By November 19, 2015

Food For Thought:

No, I don’t think abortion is right. I think that removing a child from its mother and ending its life is wrong. I think it… Read More ›

The Ferguson Effect: Fact or racism?

The Ferguson Effect: Fact or racism?

By November 19, 2015

Food For Thought:

It has been a year since the tragic shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, but its effects continue to haunt America.… Read More ›

Rehabilitation: Why the United States should reorient its prison system

Rehabilitation: Why the United States should reorient its prison system

By September 27, 2015

Domestic Policy, Food For Thought:

At a time when the American prison system has the highest incarceration rate in the world, it has become clear that the United States must… Read More ›

Poverty in Politics: How to provide the poor with a permanent voice in Government

Poverty in Politics: How to provide the poor with a permanent voice in Government

By May 15, 2015

Food For Thought, Politics:

In the 2012 election year 46.5 million Americans (14% of the population) lived in poverty. Even so, most politically conscious Americans neglected to pay attention… Read More ›

Genetically Modified Foods: Not only are they safe, but they may hold the solution to world hunger

Genetically Modified Foods: Not only are they safe, but they may hold the solution to world hunger

By May 14, 2015

Food For Thought:

Genetically modified foods (GMFs) are plants and animals that have had their genetics purposely altered in order to be easier to grow or to appear… Read More ›

Oil Independence: The future of employment appears uncertain

Oil Independence: The future of employment appears uncertain

By May 14, 2015

Food For Thought:

If you’ve been to a gas station in the past few months, you’ve probably noticed that the price of gas has dropped significantly over the… Read More ›

How Far Have We Really Come?: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

How Far Have We Really Come?: Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

By May 14, 2015

Food For Thought:

If, in 2015, someone claimed that their religion required them to practice slavery, they would be ridiculed, and if they ever attempted to carry out… Read More ›

Shriveling Up: California’s water restrictions don’t go far enough

Shriveling Up: California’s water restrictions don’t go far enough

By May 14, 2015

Food For Thought:

California is experiencing its worst drought in over 1200 years. For the past few years decreased rainfall and higher average temperatures have led to a… Read More ›

Boston 2024: Superficially attractive, economically perilous

Boston 2024: Superficially attractive, economically perilous

By May 14, 2015

Food For Thought:

Hosting the Olympics is a defining moment in the lifespan of a city. Naturally, Boston is eager to get its turn. Boston 2024 was the… Read More ›