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Ryan J. Farrick

Ryan J. Farrick
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Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.
A Seattle judge gave the go-ahead to a class action lawsuit challenging a once-secret government program which delayed Muslims’ citizenship and immigration applications. U.S. District Judge Richard Jones denied a Justice Department motion to dismiss the lawsuit on Wednesday. The Star...
Midway through Tuesday evening, Travis Kalanick, Uber’s larger-than-life co-founder and CEO, resigned. Reportedly under intense pressure from the company largest investors and shareholders, Kalanick helped drive the start-up from an obscure name in the transportation industry to a global behemoth. Kalanick’s...
Four Republican senators have voiced their opposition to a proposed Obamacare repeal and replacement, hours after details of the hushed-up bill were finally made public. Senators Rand Paul (KY), Ron Johnson (WI), Ted Cruz (TX) and Mike Lee (UT) wrote...
A U.S. judge heard arguments against the deportation of around 100 Iraqis arrested in the Detroit Metropolitan area. The arrests were undertaken by immigration authorities nationwide, seeking to detain Iraqi immigrants who had committed ‘serious crimes’ and had their final...
A lawsuit is targeting a church-run preschool in suburban St. Louis, which allegedly used duct tape to bind the legs of an unruly 4-year old. The suit claims that Zion Lutheran Learning Center in the St. Louis suburb of Valley...
A Rhode Island town owes one family tens of thousands of dollars after its police department spent hours interrogating a third-grade girl. The lawsuit against Tiverton, RI, was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island on behalf...
On the first anniversary of her death, the family of Lauren Seitz is filing a lawsuit against a North Carolina waterpark contaminated by traces of a brain-eating amoeba. The 18-year old woman died on June 19, 2016, after being exposed...
Black residents of Hamtramck, MI, are back in court for a second time. The plaintiffs were evicted from their homes a half-century ago, as the city pursued an aggressive campaign of urban renewal and revitalization. Finally allowed to return to newly-constructed...
A middle-aged man from Wales is believed to behind a terrorist attack which left one dead and injured elven outside a London mosque early Monday morning. Editor's note: A reader informs us that Osborne is not Welsh. The Guardian states that...
Michelle Carter, a young woman whose text messages urged her boyfriend to carry through with a suicide plan he’d began to reconsider, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. The verdict was announced Friday, drawing a close to a highly publicized case...