All posts by Roman King

Roman King is a 15-year-old from Decatur, Illinois currently serving as Senior Editor for 71 Republic. An advocate for free market liberalism, King often watches the doings and the goings-on of the Federal Reserve and the stock market. Outside of writing for 71 Republic, King is an honor roll student with a varsity letter in Scholastic Bowl, participating on a team that finished 12th at the 2016 Small School National Championship Tournament and 6th at the 2016 IHSA Championships. King can be contacted at

From the Editor: Stagnation and Apathy Are Extremely Destructive — Here’s Why

In this edition of From the Editor, Roman King warns the general population not to accept a mediocre life.

Venezuelan Crisis Reaches A New Apex

Venezuela's political crisis is reaching an apex, and the tension is beginning to become unbearable.

From the Editor: In The Age of Information, Ignorance is a Choice

Senior Editor Roman King takes an intensive look at the societal paradigms of ignorance in the modern era

From the Editor: Illinois Can’t Keep Their Ducks in a Row

On our first From the Editor, Roman King takes a hard look at the Illinois economic crisis.

Janet Yellen Testifies Before House Banking Committee, DOW Hits Record High

The economy is robust and in good shape, according to Janet Yellen, current Federal Reserve chair.

Federal Reserve to Release Monetary Policy Report; Interest Rate Hikes Expected

The Federal Reserve is releasing the Monetary Policy Report next week, and the report is optimistic.

Tim Farron to Step Down as Liberal Democrat Leader

Pictured: Tim Farron Lib Dems leader Tim Farron resigns, citing his personal faith as a reason why his leadership cannot continue.

The Future of Brexit

As the United Kingdom begins the process of Brexit, May's government will have to keep many things in mind.

Theresa May to Form Minority Government With DUP

Pictured: 10 Downing Street Theresa May's Tories hold on to government, but it isn't without a cost.

Hung Parliament a Possibility, U.K. Exit Poll Suggests

Pictured: Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party leader As constituencies continue to be called in the U.K. snap election, exit polls are suggesting a hung parliament might be in the making.