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States Can Make Fantasy Sports Safe and Profitable

States Can Make Fantasy Sports Safe and Profitable

By Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Gambling or not, fantasy sports are a burgeoning multi-billion dollar industry which can and should be regulated and taxed.

Let Uber and Lyft Ride on Outside Manhattan

Let Uber and Lyft Ride on Outside Manhattan

By Paris Martineau, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The people of New York deserve the right to choose whether to surge or not to surge — that is not a lawmaker’s decision.

In support of Airbnb

In support of Airbnb

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

As Airbnb follows through on its promise to “build an open and transparent community,” officials should do their part to support the users along with the city’s residents.

How to stop worrying and love the GMO

How to stop worrying and love the GMO

By Tim Bishop, Contributing writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In defense of GMOs. Debate should have science and not fear mongering.

Sperm donation industry needs regulation

Sperm donation industry needs regulation

December 4, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Sunday, The New York Times published an article discussing the unregulated nature of the sperm donation industry in the United States. The piece showed there are no records of a quantity of sperm donors, how often these donors donate or how many times a donor’s sperm is used. The article was publi...

Online monitoring calls for international law

Online monitoring calls for international law

November 19, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Yesterday in an op-ed for the Daily Mail, Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt announced the specific actions the company will take to tackle child pornography. The cooperation of technology companies with international law agencies has become a necessary step in the enforcement of civil and criminal law. ...

Supplements require stricter FDA oversight

Supplements require stricter FDA oversight

November 13, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Plants have been used for centuries to create herbal remedies that can cure any sort of ailment. Echinacea is purported to prevent colds, ginkgo is suggested to improve memory and flaxseed lowers cholesterol. More than 100 million Americans consume these herbal supplements, shelling out $5 billion on such ...