It’s time our political leaders opened their eyes and got a better understanding of how student debt has impacted the lives of young adults. A study released by Dr. Katrina Walsemann of the University of South Carolina revealed that the higher the student’s loans, the poorer his or her mental health is. When you combine an average of $30,000 loans per college graduate and no jobs in the U.S. you have a serious problem.
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Many people are looking to the future hoping to see promise for America. Unfortunately dark clouds are on the horizon. Here are a few concerns we see with the economy this year.
You may have heard of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and you must’ve heard about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), but mostly likely than not, you have probably never heard of the Trade and Investment Partnership (TISA). TISA has been globally unnoticed since 2013 and it is another NAFTA-style trade agreement with the U.S. the EU, and 23 other countries including Taiwan, Israel, Pakistan, Australia, Canada, Mexico and Turkey. Altogether, TISA encompasses two-thirds of the global GDP.
Many refer to the North American Free Trade Agreement as a “failed experiment.” In fact, 53 percent of Americans believe the U.S. should do “whatever is necessary” to “renegotiate” or “leave” NAFTA. The truth is that policies and regulations within NAFTA are very unsettling. One in particular that isn’t talked about very often is the Investor State Dispute Settlements (ISDS) found in chapter 11.