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.

Federal Court Orders EPA to Explain Stay On Methane Emissions Regulation

A federal court is demanding the Environmental Protection Agency explain why it has the authority to pause an Obama administration regulation on methane emissions. The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced on Tuesday that it was giving the EPA until June 15th to respond to the request of environmental advocacy organizations

British Prime Minister Theresa May Loses Snap Election Gamble

The results of a snap election called by British Prime Minister Theresa May poured in overnight. The decision to bring Brits to the polls before 2020 was considered by many to be a gamble for the Conservative leader. Surveys and political groundwork showed May’s party performing well across the country, with opportunities to seize a

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Houston Jail Bail System

A federal appeals court ruling will lead to dozens of inmates at a Houston jail being released, after judges found the county’s bail system discriminated against the poor. Harris County, encompassing the city of Houston, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver an emergency order blocking the original decision, upheld by the 5th Circuit Court

Senate Hopes To Pass Healthcare Reform Bill in June

The Senate is aiming to pass a healthcare reform bill in the coming month, although they’ve yet to formulate a working plan for replacement. Rejecting the hastily voted-upon repeal of Obamacare assembled by the House and narrowly passed just months ago, the Senate is hoping to create a feasible alternative. For nearly seven years, Conservative

Federal Communications Commission Seeks Feedback on Straight-To-Voicemail Tactics By Telemarketers, Debt Collectors

Consumer rights advocates and three attorneys general are asking the Federal Communications Commission to curb a new straight-to-voicemail messaging technique being used by debt collectors and telemarketers. The FCC is seeking feedback from the public after receiving a petition from a ‘ringless voicemail provider’ trying to avoid regulation under the confines of the Telephone Consumer