Melly Alazraki

Lastest Stories by Melly Alazraki

You may not believe it till you see it, but according to a recent USDA report, retail prices of eggs have actually begun to ease. More than perhaps any other product, eggs have become a symbol of...
The idea of basic universal income – where the government pays each citizen a certain amount at a regular interval – has been around for decades, but picked up steam during the pandemic....
According to a survey published last month, three out of every four Americans think a nuclear, chemical, or biological attack is likely to take place somewhere in the world in the next 12 months. In...
A recent survey showed that 77% of Americans believed that a nuclear, chemical, or biological attack taking place somewhere in the world was a real or very real threat. That figure, part of a survey...
Well, “comrade,” I bet you always thought that word comes from Russian. Not so. Although the term was often associated with communism in Western culture during the last century, Communists of the...
Fostering entrepreneurship has been the cornerstone of the U.S. economy and society from the country’s beginning. Many American businesses – those that began nearly 200 years ago as well as...
U.S. antitrust laws are intended to curb monopolies, where one company has exclusive control of the market to the point of limiting fair competition. The 1890 Sherman Antitrust Act banned businesses...
There’s no doubt the U.S. has made significant progress in reducing the smоking rate and changing the general attitude toward tobacco use. Still, smоking remains the nation’s leading cause of...
The defense budget accounts for the largest portion of U.S. budget discretionary spending. The U.S. government budget in fiscal year 2022 was estimated at $5.8 trillion, most of which was intended...
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many companies added hazard pay for essential workers – those who were required to keep performing their duties even through the strictest of lockdowns. But...
To find the 25 countries where the most people serve in the military per capita, 24/7 Wall St. used armed forces personnel and population figures for 2019 from the World Bank. Armed forces personnel...
Politics aside, Americans and Canadians are the best of neighbors. We share, peacefully, the longest international border between two nations, at 8,891 kilometres — or is it 5,525 miles long?...
The infant formula shortage of the past few months highlighted the problem of having industries with high market share concentrations. When Abbott Laboratories, which holds nearly 50% of the infant...
COVID-19 daily cases across the United States have remained largely flat in the past six weeks, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. Nationwide, about 109,000 cases a day...
The death toll from COVID-19 continues to climb, though the rate has stabilized over the past six weeks, at a seven-day average of 300 to 325 daily deaths, according to the Centers for Disease...