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.

Supreme Court Lifts Restriction on Trump Administration’s Travel Ban

On Monday, the Supreme Court granted a request by the Trump administration to lift restrictions on part of the president’s ever-controversial travel ban. The one-page order, signed by Justice Anthony Kennedy, blocked a portion of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling. The ruling would have stopped the government from denying visas to immigrants from

Hurricane Irma Batters Florida, Floods Downtown Miami

Hurricane Irma has already begun dealing damage to American shores, with large portions of Miami now underwater. Waves and storm surge worked together to overtake the city’s seawalls, even as 120 mile per hour winds tore shingles from buildings, toppled small structures, and even snapped the long arm of a heavy construction crane. Nearly 36

Senator John McCain Says North Korea Nuclear Tests Could Lead to Its ‘Extintion’

Arizona Senator John McCain publicly suggested that continued saber-rattling from North Korea could lead to the country’s eventual annihilation. Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the Republican congressman said that Washington needs to “make sure that Kim Jong-Un knows that if he acts in an aggressive fashion, the price will be extinction.” McCain made

Trump Promises to Act on DACA If Congress Doesn’t

Just two days after formally rescinding DACA, President Donald Trump is implying that its recipients needn’t worry about any slow-moving response from Congress. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – frequently referred to by its acronym, DACA – gave young men and women who arrived to the United States illegally as children an opportunity

Hurricane Irma Rips Through Caribbean with a Course Set for Florida

The southeast coast of the United States is preparing for a potentially unprecedented disaster in the form of Hurricane Irma. Currently making its way over the Caribbean, category five Hurricane Irma could be making a course for Florida. The historically strong storm has already ravaged several islands in the French Caribbean, with the governor of