Uber’s Surge Pricing: Is it Ethical?

Uber has been popping up in the news quite a bit recently, not really for anything good either. They were criticized heavily when they stayed active (only shutting down the surge pricing) right after the Muslim ban was announced, despite the fact that taxi drivers around the JFK airport protested doing any driving in effort to show their disagreement with the ban. Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick made a statement condemning the ban right after and removed himself from Trump’s economic advisory council due to heavy pressure. Kalanick’s statement can be seen below. “I also let him know that I would not be able Continue reading Uber’s Surge Pricing: Is it Ethical?

Trump’s Import Tax on Mexico: Does it make sense?

President Trump (just getting used to saying that) has been talking about building a wall on the border to Mexico for a while now. It’s going to be really big (yuge), the best wall you have ever seen and according to Trump, he wants Mexico to pay for it. It’s estimated that the wall would cost between $8-14 billion, a humongous price for this amazing wall. President Enrique Pena Nieto says that Mexico paying for it is not going to happen. His response: “I am dismayed by and condemn the decision made by the United States to continue building a wall that Continue reading Trump’s Import Tax on Mexico: Does it make sense?