Author Archives: Brian Hawkins

Author Archives: Brian Hawkins

  • Why does the NDAA limit military recruits to one type of shoe? image

    Why does the NDAA limit military recruits to one type of shoe?

    The National Defense Authorization Act is up for debate in Congress, and one of the more interesting sections is Section 808 (2015-16 NDAA), which would essentially grant New Balance, the athletic shoe company, with an exclusive contract to outfit new military recruits with running shoes.

  • Ending the Cuban Embargo Could Save Lives image

    Ending the Cuban Embargo Could Save Lives

    President Obama's reengagement with the island nation has the potential to unleash significant trade opportunities that will benefit Cubans with greater access to American medical advances, but it will surprise many Americans to find Cuba could help the U.S. in the war on cancer.