Articles by: Boo Yuen

Governor Brown's budget is filled with errors and frivolous spending on ventures such as High Speed Rail. Source: Neon Tommy

The Cost of Being Debt Free

The cost of being debt free may be greater than California can afford. With drastic cuts to important programs and no guarantee of California’s debt problems, let alone economic problems being resolved, the potential downside with California’s new budget is far greater than the potential upside. Even though Governor Jerry […]

by · January 27, 2013 · California, Features and Opinion
This graph shows the US government's debt as a percentage of GDP from the past 30 years. Source: LibertyUSArocks

How to Handle the Deficit

What do Congressmen and the Kardashians have in common? Having spouses that are trophy wives might be one thing, but more importantly is that both spend a ton of money. However, while the Kardashians seem to make endless money by doing nothing, US policy makers cannot make money for the […]

by · November 4, 2012 · Features and Opinion, United States
Protesters convene in Tahrir Square at the height of the Egyptian Revolution in February 2011. Source: Jonathan Rashad

The Arab Spring

Fruit. Ironically, the food group that grows during the spring happens to be the spark that started the Arab Spring, possibly the most significant events in recent times in the international community. Mohammad Bouazizi was a 26 year old fruit salesman in Tunisia. He, like many other young men and […]

by · November 1, 2012 · World