How to Respond to the Opioid Epidemic

James Dail CM ’20 – The United States is in the midst of its worst-ever drug crisis. Every day 91 Americans die from opioid overdose.1 To make matters worse, the crisis is not affecting all facets of American society. Poor and working class Americans bear the brunt of the carnage.2 Unless viable solutions are devised,…

The Single-Payer Health System

Lindsey Mattila (CMC ’17) The United States is currently the only developed country that does not have universal health coverage. While the Affordable Care Act provided access to healthcare for millions of people that would have otherwise been unaffordable, nearly 13 percent of the American population, ages 18 to 65, are still uninsured. Beyond extending…

An Argument for the Exclusive Rights of Authors/Inventors for Dissemination of Information

Dhruv Shekhar, Suryaksh Manot, & Nirav Bakshi Intellectual property may be broadly understood as property created by the mind or the power of thought. The rights to intellectual property have been historically contested as challenging the traditionalists’ belief of rights not arising out of non-property. Intellectual property is asymmetric to the traditionalist understanding of property…