Archive: Catalyst

Catalyst brings non-partisan, market-based, and community-oriented solutions to young professionals. Focusing on five issue areas, housing, healthcare, education, privacy, and economy, we offer a welcoming community with timely information, new ideas, and practical tools to inspire individuals to become agents of change.
The Minimum Wage Debate
Does a minimum wage really work to combat poverty and reduce income inequality?
March 16, 2019
California’s Housing Crisis
Is the Tech Sector to Blame?
March 2, 2019
Is America Ready for Democratic Socialism?
Free college, single-payer healthcare, guaranteed jobs, and more! But what's the pricetag?
Federal Student Loans
How Well Does the Program Actually Work?
February 16, 2019
Does Taxing the Rich Really Work to Improve Equality?
In the name of "fairness" and "equality", many in power propose heavily taxing the rich in order to redistribute their wealth to those among us who are less fortunate. But does this policy actually meet its desired end? Click through to find out!
February 8, 2019
California Considers Banning Flavored Tobacco Products
A Policy That Would Do More Harm than Good
February 4, 2019
The California Golden Fleece Award is Announced!
The California Golden Fleece® Awards expose waste, fraud, and abuse in California government, and this quarter, the California Department of Motor Vehicles wins the dishonor!
February 2, 2019
What Has Driven the Dramatic Reduction in Poverty Worldwide?
Extreme poverty has been dramatically reduced over the past century, but what's behind this reduction? Take our quiz to find out.
January 19, 2019
Should the U.S. Adopt Universal Basic Income?
With job displacement seemingly growing closer with each advancement in AI, it's a question we'll likely have to answer.
January 16, 2019
Act Now to Keep Housing Affordable
As housing prices rise in Salt Lake City, so too does the cost of living, making it more difficult for businesses to attract employees.
January 15, 2019