Does Foreign Aid Perpetuate Terrorism?

The purpose of this article is to analyze the strengths, weaknesses as well as the overall implications of five separate research studies on the subject of foreign aid and its relationship to politics development. The general tendency based on the research suggests that foreign aid has a negative relationship with development, that is, the more foreignContinue reading “Does Foreign Aid Perpetuate Terrorism?”

“New America”: Immigration, Freeloading & the Republican Propaganda Machine

http://player.cnbc.com/p/gZWlPC/cnbc_global?playertype=synd&byGuid=3000409658&size=530_298 Are Immigrants Freeloaders? GOP, Trump & Rubio answer. The GOP is conflicted. They are ashamed that their disdain for genuine democracy is unfolding. They scurry to relinquish themselves of associations with one another, and they are desperate to convince the world that their views are not as outrageous as their party platform. A recipeContinue reading ““New America”: Immigration, Freeloading & the Republican Propaganda Machine”

No End in Sight: Iraq’s Descent Into Chaos [DOCUMENTARY]

The List Goes On

Political and religious labels are misleading. Depending on the context, these labels change in meaning. In one context, such as Maoist China or Spain during the Civil War, republican might be defined as communist, whereas in the United States, the modern Republican is essentially a neo-conservative. In France, Republicans are centrists and the other major alternativeContinue reading “The List Goes On”

The Problem of Collectivism

If there is one thing I have come to learn to really appreciate it is my individual freedom. It is becoming extremely taboo to tout your individualism. It is often viewed as a sense of paranoia. I have learned to face a fact: most people prefer to rely on others – instead of themselves – for financial/political gain.Continue reading “The Problem of Collectivism”

On Obama & ISIS

Most political critics won’t even hold an opinion anymore – they prefer to hold grudges. All the modern Middle Eastern conflicts could bend in the direction of justice today and yet it is almost as if they’d be disappointed – they’d have nothing left to criticize. It is one thing to constructively criticize a political tyrant – it is anotherContinue reading “On Obama & ISIS”

AMERICA TODAY

The supreme court decision has the media in a frenzy echoing that the democratic system is less of a democracy due to campaign finance-budget leeway. (more further down) In other news…it turns out Glenn Beck has had enough. Wait what? Apparently, President Obama is no longer tolerable; he must be impeached. I thought Glenn Beck alwaysContinue reading “AMERICA TODAY”

Philosophy

Therefore things cannot have meaning if they are not connected with experience and the struggle against injustice. #philosophy

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