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Trump and Farms

Natalie Kitroeff and Geoffrey Mohan’s article challenges Trump’s domestic policies because even though U.S. president has been pushing for more job openings for Americans, U.S. citizens have not been taking advantage of these openings. 195 more words


Rising Wages

Natalie Kitroeff and Geoffrey Mohan, in their article concerning the farming crisis in California, provide an interesting insight into US history and our economy. There is currently a decreased demand for farm laboring in California, an exact reversal of the Bracero Program of World War II enacted to supply the US with a supply of Mexican workers – most American men were fighting, so labor shortages led to more female workers and programs like the Bracero Program to bring in immigrant labor. 81 more words


First Month-y-versary and some Awards!

Today is 25th and is exactly one month since I’ve published my first post! At the beginning I had little to no expectations, then a few people liked what I wrote, then a few subscribed and I thought that maybe… maybe I could keep it going. 1,006 more words


If You Could Go Anywhere in Europe, Where Would You Go?

If I was asked to answer this question, I would probably say either Sweden or England. I think I’ve always be fascinated about Sweden in general, my ancestors are from there so I always thought it would be nice to go there someday. 180 more words


Work to Achieve Greatness

Humans are peculiar creatures. We want what we don’t have. Once we get it, we don’t want it anymore. For example, many people supported the idea of Trump building a wall so legal American citizens would be able to fill up those jobs and reduce the percentage of unemployment. 170 more words


Young Ambitions

As a child, there were so many aspirations that I had, swirling around in my mind. I wanted to be a doctor. I also wanted to be a singer. 347 more words


High salary but nobody wants it?!

SOurce: http://www.latimes.com/projects/la-fi-farms-immigration/#nt=oft09a-7gp1

The LA Times article suprised me with its title – Wages rise on California farms. Americans still don’t want the job. Reading the first few paragraphs, I genuinely suprised, from what I’ve seen about the unemployment rate, most people would feel happy about getting a job that pay high and guarantee safety. 259 more words