Ryan J. Farrick

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.





House Passes Legislation to Prohibit Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that would extend existing civil rights protections to prohibit discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity. However, the passage of the bill—now known as The Equality Act—was anything but smooth sailing. The Equality Act, notes the New York Times, barely managed to pass the




ERCOT Faces Class Action, Lawsuits Over Texas Power Grid Failure

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, is facing a potentially massive class action after the state’s power grid failed in deadly cold conditions. ABC News reports that the lawsuit was filed by Morgan & Morgan, a Florida-based law firm with hundreds of attorneys nationwide. In its complaint, Morgan & Morgan allege that ERCOT