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Joshua Schoen

Blog Entries by Joshua Schoen

America Wants Real Healthcare Reform, Not "Obamacare"

Posted August 12, 2009 | 12:44:31 (EST)

At town halls across the country people are rallying against President Obama's healthcare proposal. 54% of Americans feel that America is on the wrong track and 69% believe that a government plan would decrease their quality of care. This does not necessarily mean that Americans are against healthcare reform, though,...

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The Right to Vote, the Right to Be Elected

Posted May 26, 2009 | 18:34:52 (EST)

In the United States, elections are highly revered. They are the means by which the public achieves adequate representation. When this nation was formed, our founding fathers demanded a government in which the people had a voice. This practice has been expanded upon for centuries with the women's and...

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Chrysler's Debtors a Throwback to the '30s

Posted May 13, 2009 | 11:28:46 (EST)

Oppenheimer Funds and Stairway Capital are the two companies leading the charge against Chrysler's reorganization. These minority lenders who control only about 30 percent of the company's debt are making it extremely difficult for Chrysler to reinvigorate the brand. Oppenheimer and Stairway's refusal is hurting America and their greed is...

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Chrysler the Next Comeback Kid

Posted May 4, 2009 | 19:14:50 (EST)

Bankruptcy, the dreaded word, is associated with an ending and of an uncertain future. It is a place from which it seems impossible to ever return to a state of normality. On April 30, Chrysler, the third largest automaker in the United States, filed for bankruptcy. Yet from this seemingly...

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Why the Peapod Will Change America and Save Chrysler in the Process

Posted April 29, 2009 | 15:29:16 (EST)

On Earth Day, April 25, 2009, Chrysler announced a new car called the Peapod. This revolutionary product will change the face of the American auto industry. The world has been clamoring for all-electric vehicles that allow ease and mobility within a short range. On average, Americans spent four percent of...

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Membership Woes of Ukraine

Posted December 23, 2008 | 14:38:24 (EST)

After the Russo- Georgian War, western-Russian relations have seen tension unheard of since the Cold War. Yet today, the former member of the Soviet Union, Ukraine, is also stuck in the middle of a crisis. Ukrainians today face the most danger from Russia than from any other country and...

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Two Generations

Posted December 1, 2008 | 14:18:40 (EST)

With the imminent selection of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, the major question that emerges is, how will she and Barack Obama work together? That is, will there be the seamless interaction between them of Henry Kissinger and Richard Nixon or will there be the obvious distance that was...

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