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Too Close for Comfort: Congressional Insider Trading and Why Accountability Still Matters in Congress

Too Close for Comfort: Congressional Insider Trading and Why Accountability Still Matters in Congress

Under the insider trading laws that apply to Congress, legal liability is hard to prove and convictions are even harder to place; this should not sit well with the American people. Members of Congress are no strangers to scandal. Every year reveals a new controversy involving behavioral misconduct, campaigns, or, more frequently, money. Therefore, it should come as no surprise to the American people that multiple Senators have been accused of insider trading for trading hundreds of thousands of dollars…

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Economic Loss at Maritime Choke Points

Economic Loss at Maritime Choke Points

Ever had a bad week? At least you’re not the captain of the Ever Given—the Empire State Building-sized container ship that brought the global economy to its knees for nearly six days by getting stuck in the Suez Canal. Heralded as “the ship that launched a thousand memes,” the Ever Given sparked some of 2021’s best online content so far. Hilarious and absurd? Definitely. But a joke? Absolutely not—the blockage cost $9.6 billion to global trade each day. The Ever…

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