You Decide

Aug 3, 2018

You Decide: Should the Fed Be Raising Interest Rates?

The Federal Reserve recently hiked the interest rate. They do so in accordance with what they see happening in the economy. What are the implications of the move, and how does it play into their mission?

Jul 20, 2018

You Decide: Is There a New Debate Over Capitalism Vs. Socialism?

The way a country shapes it's economy molds it's future. What are the pros and cons of different economies, and what impacts can they have?

Jul 6, 2018

You Decide: Is North Carolina Keeping Up With Other States?

Economic growth is a little bit like air travel. If growth is slow, it can be a bumpy ride with the threat of a recession always looming. But if growth is faster, the economy can feel like it is cruising, creating opportunities for more people and more places. How does North Carolina's growth stack up?

Jun 22, 2018

You Decide: What Should Be Done About Income Inequality?

The gap in income inequality has been steadily climbing over the years. What factors into this gap, and is there anything that can be done to lessen it?

Jun 8, 2018

You Decide: How Will the Workforce Change?

With the improvements in automation and artificial intelligence, the workforce faces new challenges. How will the workforce change and adapt with evolving technology?

May 25, 2018

You Decide: Is It Time for a Mileage Tax?

Revenue from the gas tax has taken a hit with improved fuel-efficiency and electric vehicles. Is it time to find alternatives to cover road maintenance?

May 11, 2018

You Decide: Is There a Solution for the Generational Clash?

Many experts see an emerging "generational clash" over how public resources should be allocated. What does this mean?

Apr 27, 2018

You Decide: Should We Pay Amazon to Come to North Carolina?

With the final 20 cities picked for Amazon's second headquarters, what will it take to lure the company to it's new home? What's involved in luring a massive company like Amazon to North Carolina?

Apr 13, 2018

You Decide: What’s Worrying the Stock Market?

The stock market has been in a correction for most of 2018. What factors have influenced the market, and it's trends?

Mar 30, 2018

You Decide: Can We Reduce Invisible Unemployment?

While the unemployment rate has been falling, can the same be said for those who have stopped actively looking for work? Can communities reduce this number of invisible unemployment?