G-7 World Leaders Agree on Global Distribution of 500m Vaccines to Poorest Nations

G-7 World Leaders Agree on Global Distribution of 500m Vaccines to Poorest Nations

By Quentin Choy June 10, 2021 President Joe Biden spoke to G-7 World leaders to join him and the United States in its effort to share 500 million coronavirus vaccines with poorer, struggling, deindustrialized nations around the world to put an end to COVID-19. This comes on top of his announcement to share 80 million…

VP Harris Misses the Point on Guatemala and Immigration

VP Harris Misses the Point on Guatemala and Immigration

By Quentin Choy June 9, 2021 Vice President Kamala Harris recently went on her first foreign trip as vice president to Mexico and Guatemala to deal with the issue of migration and asylum seekers from the region. Harris echoed already existing migration policy saying that those who tried to cross the U.S. border would be…

Biden and Governors Collaborate to Incentivize Vaccines, CDC Eases Mask Recommendations

Biden and Governors Collaborate to Incentivize Vaccines, CDC Eases Mask Recommendations

By Quentin Choy May 13, 2021 On May 11, President Biden held a virtual meeting with a bipartisan group of governors to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations. Included in the meeting was Governor Mills of Maine (D), Governor DeWine of Ohio (R), Governor Cox of Utah (R), Governor Walz of Minnesota (D), Governor Baker of Massachusetts (R),…

BOOK REVIEW: “A Brief History of Neoliberalism” by David Harvey

BOOK REVIEW: “A Brief History of Neoliberalism” by David Harvey

By Quentin Choy May 6, 2021 I recently completed David Harvey’s book, A Brief History of Neoliberalism published in 2005. Neoliberalism is such a pervasive force in our society that I thought it would be worth exploring its history and theoretical foundations. Some things worth mentioning before I review the book are both the context…

Facebook Ads Argue for Increased Regulation of Speech

Facebook Ads Argue for Increased Regulation of Speech

By Quentin Choy May 4, 2021 Over the past few months, I’ve been seeing an ad online regarding Facebook and Internet regulations. These two words together surely spell trouble. While I support most financial and corporate regulation, this Facebook ad discusses a different kind of regulation. This isn’t the type meant to protect the consumer…

Biden’s Address to Congress: The Good, Bad, Missing, and the Unsure

Biden’s Address to Congress: The Good, Bad, Missing, and the Unsure

By Quentin Choy April 29, 2021 Yesterday, Joe Biden gave an address to a joint session of Congress after his first 100 days in office. He flaunted his successes and laid out what issues he and his administration wants to tackle next. In my last post, “Biden Prepares to Address Congress; Compared to Lyndon Johnson,”…

Social Media App Parler Returns to App Store

Social Media App Parler Returns to App Store

By Quentin Choy April 19, 2021 Parler, a social media app often used by conservatives will return to the App Store after it was pulled in January. Apple removed the app saying that it incited violence in the January 6 Capitol insurrection, since users communicated on the app prior to the siege. Apple claimed that…

Why a Movement for the Asian Community Would Be Harder to Organize Than the Black Lives Matter Movement

Why a Movement for the Asian Community Would Be Harder to Organize Than the Black Lives Matter Movement

By Quentin Choy March 18, 2021 Eight women were shot dead at massage parlors in Georgia by a man who was dealing with sexual frustration. Six of those women were Asian and many have called the shooting a hate crime against the Asian-American Pacific Islander community (AAPI).  The killings of these women were the logical…

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