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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.
Officials in two Arizona counties confirmed the presence of plague-infected fleas around the small town of Taylor. The Public Health departments of Navajo and Coconino counties sifted through countless burrows in search of the potentially plague-ridden pests. Samples were collected from...
A terror attack in Barcelona has killed at least 13 people and left over 100 injured. On Thursday afternoon, a rental van barreled down the Spanish city's popular pedestrian street, La Rumbla, mowing down scores of bystanders until screeching to...
Criticizing Donald Trump for his poor response to a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, three chief executives have announced their resignation from the president’s American Manufacturing Council. Kenneth Frazier, the African-American CEO of pharmaceutical company Merck, was the first...
Only days after Charlottesville was engulfed by an alt-right rally, cities across the United States have pledged to take down monuments commemorating Confederate war heroes. The mayors of Baltimore, MD, and Lexington, KY, both said they’d push ahead with plans...
A report compiled by experts from the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention criticized the Trump administration for ‘arbitrarily’ jailing would-be immigrants, including asylum-seekers. The panel handed over its 23-page finding to the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday,...
California became first state to sue the Trump administration over its sanctuary city policy, which aims to cut off funds from jurisdictions which don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials. While the White House has threatened so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ since the...
Just two days after President Donald Trump said a ‘military operation’ could be in store for Venezuela, one of the commander-in-chief’s Latin American counterparts told him to take any ideas involving the army off the table. In a statement, Colombian...
On Monday, President Donald Trump gave in to bipartisan criticism over his poorly-conceived condemnation of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA. “Racism is evil,” the president said, speaking in frank terms at a hastily arranged press conference. “And those...
The American Civil Liberties Union launched a class action lawsuit against the federal government, alleging that immigration officials are rounding up, detaining, and deporting teenagers on bogus ‘gang affiliation’ charges. Working in conjunction with a coalition of lawyers from California,...
A white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, took a deadly turn after a 20-year old man drove a car into a crowd of counter-protesters. The tragedy unfurled Saturday, several hours after thousands of members of the alt-right descended on the...