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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 class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers has been reduced to a debate about proper grammar. At the core of the case is the Oxford comma – a controversial punctuation mark, which, when absent, can cost companies...
On Tuesday, the British government joined the Trump administration in placing an embargo on passenger electronics. Individuals flying into the United States or United Kingdom from certain countries in the Middle-East and North Africa will no longer be able...
The last two days have been bad for the Trump administration’s political tactics team. Last night, a judge in Hawaii blocked a controversial travel ban intended to keep the citizens of six Muslim-majority countries out of the United States....
The armed forces came under heavy fire in early March after servicemen were caught circulating lewd photographs of their female colleagues on Facebook. Over the weekend, investigative journalists found out the Marine Corps photo-sharing scandal went further than anyone had...
A federal judge in Hawaii blocked Donald Trump’s revised travel ban mere hours before it was due to take effect. In a lengthy ruling, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson declared that the second version of the ban didn’t appear to...
A pioneering global warming lawsuit brought against the federal government by 21 children could change everything for the Trump administration. Originally filed back when Barack Obama was still in office, the plaintiffs claim that the government is infringing on their...
The long-time head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s program for protecting minorities from pollution, Mustafa Ali, publicly resigned from his post on Thursday. Ali, a 24-year EPA veteran, elected to leave the agency amid talk of his division being defunded....
Less than 100 days into the president’s first term, the Trump administration has been making big moves. In March, the commander-in-chief announced his plans to recruit thousands of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Under the pretense of securing...
A report from the Congressional Budget Office could leave the Republican healthcare plan dead in the water. The non-partisan committee’s findings have given much-needed ammunition to Democratic leaders in the House, as well as their moderate conservative allies. According to...
On Friday, President Donald Trump nominated Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the FDA. The second week of March marks what must be at least the third or fourth controversial appointment by the commander-in-chief. Up until now, Trump has stacked the...