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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.
Ordinary Republicans are finally beginning to admit they may have permanently lost their chance to repeal Obamacare. Despite promises from prominent lawmakers to try again in 2018, a number of conservative legislators have, for the first time, come public with...
The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey’s torrential rains could lead to an overhaul of the National Flood Insurance Program. The Texas Tribune wrote in a recent article that there’s “never been a greater need for the program,” citing recent disasters...
A report on the usability of New York City’s sidewalks by the disabled is expected to be discussed on Tuesday. The nonprofit Center for the Independence of the Disabled – New York unveiled a lengthy and accusatory lawsuit against the...
A federal appeals court in New York is sitting on a decision that could make prosecutors all but immune from the most serious allegations of wrongdoing or misconduct. An article published in The New York Times outlines the present difficulty...
An early October investigation by ProPublica shows how for-profit secondary schools incentivize their students to refer their friends for enrollment. ProPublica reporter Heather Vogell opened an article on the subject with the story of 17-year old Lyla Elkins, who’d transferred...
An Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation program called Christian Alcoholics & Addicts in Recovery has been accused of stealing its participants workers’ compensation claims. A former participant in the program, Fred Barbee, had his story published early in the week. Barbee was sent...
Home improvement chain Menards is facing three separate class action lawsuits, all of which accuse the retailer of stealing its employees’ wages. The first complaint was filed in federal court by a disgruntled low-level employee, Maurice Bradley. The Indiana man alleges...
The Prime Minister of Turkey is allegedly “saddened” by the United States’ decision to temporarily suspend its embassy’s non-immigrant visa services. Since the decision, Turkey has responded in kind by placing similar restrictions on visas being applied for by Americans. “For...
A group of people who attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival have banded together to sue a manufacturer of firearm ‘bump stocks'. The perpetrator of the October 1st mass shooting in Las Vegas, Stephen Paddock, had amassed a considerable arsenal...
The City of San Diego agreed to pay $500,000 to trash truck drivers who say they were illegally denied pay while taking lunchbreaks. The class action suit was filed in 2014, after disgruntled drivers filed a complaint over what was...