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How the Texas snowstorm affected Texans

Millions gathered outside of their homes in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and other metropolitan areas throughout Texas in a frantic attempt to try to clear the snowy skies that appeared over the state last week. “We’ve to clear the skies in every way possible,” Texas resident Gloria Nunca Nieve said. …

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World Trade Organization elects new Director-General

On Feb. 15, 2021, members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council selected the WTO’s seventh Director-General.  They chose Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian-American. Born in 1954, Iweala arrived in the United States to study economics at Harvard University, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Economics degree in 1976. She then …

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Biden shuts down permit for Keystone pipeline

In the second quarter of 2008, construction started on a crude oil pipeline that was planned to stretch from oil-rich Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico. Commissioned in 2010, the Keystone XL pipeline, despite facing many construction issues and controversy during the final years of the Obama administration, gradually resumed …

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Americans upset Biden hasn’t solved everything

Currently, millions of Americans are outraged at the problems the United States is facing. Despite Joe Biden having been inaugurated a whole week ago, Americans are still facing probably the biggest crisis of the 21st century, that we could have never predicted since we didn’t see similar events 2002, 2009, …

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