December 5, 2021

Category: Trivia

Criminal Justice Trivia

By the early 1990’s violent crime in the United States had spiked to unprecedented levels. In 1991, the violent crime rate per 100,000 people was 758.2. In contrast, in 1961, the rate was only 158.1. This amounted to a 380% increase over three decades.  Policymakers were dealing with an epidemic that

Economics Trivia

Economics while broad in scope is usually described as a science that analyzes the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. The goal is to focus on empirical evidence and data to determine the best course of action in maximizing market efficiency and productivity by using mathematical logic. However, outside

Healthcare Trivia

In 2005, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Bayer Pharmaceutical drug Nexavar. Nexavar is used for the treatment of kidney, liver, and thyroid cancer. Based on the FDA’s report, its primary use in the United States was for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). According to the

Poverty Trivia

Every fall the United States Census Bureau releases its annual reports examining income and poverty in the United States. However, over the last decade a growing consensus has emerged among researchers that the Official Poverty Measurement is outdated and needs to be finally put to rest. The measurement was developed back in 1963

Presidential Trivia

Abraham Lincoln – The Rise of Corporations “I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow,

Social Security Trivia

The late 1920’s and early 1930’s was a period of unrest that tore through the very fabric of the nation. In the cities, people would stand in lines for hours just to get a bowl of soup and a piece of bread. The basic commodities needed for survival were scare. People