Protesting: Sparking change or putting yourself in danger?

In light of recent events in the United States (the Dakota Access Pipeline, the election of Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, etc) protests and their importance have jumped smack dab right back into the social climate of our country. Contrary to many people’s belief, protests have been an important and integral part of our history and progress. Even throughout the last five years, protests have demanded attention to important legislative battles throughout the states, spanning from income, racial and gender inequality. Continue reading Protesting: Sparking change or putting yourself in danger?

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He is my President, that’s why I marched.

Saturday January 21st, 2017 was the most inspirational day in recent American history. The Women’s March – on Washington DC, Los Angeles, Denver, New York City, Chicago, Boston, London, Tel Aviv, Melbourne, Moscow, Berlin, Mexico City and even Antartica – with an estimated over 2.8 million women, men and children attending – the world stood up to President Donald Trump.  Continue reading He is my President, that’s why I marched.

The Craft Beer Craze, Even Politicians are Catching On.

Hipsters, connoisseurs  and millennials alike have one thing in common, a fascination with craft beer. This could be attributed to the American trend of wanting to consume unique, special products, or due to the fact craft beer is delicious. As many Americans’ desire for this libation increases, politicians have moved towards enacting legislation to regulate, celebrate and create craft beer. Continue reading The Craft Beer Craze, Even Politicians are Catching On.

Airbnb – your vacation rental in Barcelona may be in trouble!

Airbnb is a 21st century company which completely disrupted the way many of us live and vacation. The platform, which allows users to “find adventures nearby or in faraway places and access unique homes, experiences, and places around the world”, is quickly replacing traditional housing options for travel like hotels and changing the travel experience. As nice as it is to stay in an apartment with friends for the same price as a hotel, the gray area of legislation which Airbnb operates within has posed some challenging battles in the United States and around the world. Continue reading Airbnb – your vacation rental in Barcelona may be in trouble!