Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

The Double-Edged Sword of Prescription Drugs in the U.S

By Daniel Huynh Published November 2, 2017

Current prescription drugs in the U.S have allowed medical professionals to treat patients more efficiently. However, with the current skyrocketing costs of Rx drugs, many patients are left with the tough decision of choosing to empty their wallets or to suffer with their conditions.


Endangered Bees?

By Daniel Huynh Published March 5, 2017

Seven species of bees have been recently added to the endangered list for the first time. Researchers from Cornell University have demonstrated the significant impacts of modern agricultural practices on the declining bee population in the U.S.


Protest Erupts in Eastern China Temporarily Suspending Power Plant Project

By Daniel Huynh Published October 2, 2016

In Lianyungang, a city in Eastern China, thousands of locals have rallied up and protested the preliminary assessments for the construction of a nuclear power plant. Residents feared the possibilities of nuclear radiation leaks that can ultimately impact the port city.


Climate Change and Food Scarcity

By Daniel Huynh Published March 23, 2016

The food hunger crisis is a problem that devastates millions across the globe. Climate change has been shown to exacerbate this issue which could possibly lead to 500,000 deaths by 2050 due to food shortages.