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A Closer Look at History: What Causes Corruption?

With Greece remaining a major issue of our time – and a possible predictor of the behavior of governments around the globe – the question of what causes corruption has become very important. We are accustomed of thinking of corruption … Continue reading

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History Lesson 2: The Year 2014

The year 2014 was a year for great change in many parts of the world. Let’s see what happened in… The World Population: 7.13-7.26 billion Population growth: 130 million Average life expectancy as of May 2014: 70.9 years Top 3 … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at History: What Caused the Greek Debt Crisis?

The eyes of the world have been riveted on Greece in recent days. Some might struggle to understand why. After all, how does what happens in another country effect us? However, what is happening in Greece right now is very, … Continue reading

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Time – The Ultimate Perspective Check

Writing science fiction can be strange. There are many things the subconscious mind realizes that the conscious does not. Figuring out why something does not “feel right” can be an interesting process. What is the rational reason why this is … Continue reading

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Statistics They Don’t Show You: Productivity, Employment, and Wages

Recently, there’s been some controversy over claims that the American worker is being “exploited.” Many members of the public have opposed movements like Occupy which appear to have a sense of “entitlement.” The perception is that the protesters want “free … Continue reading

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How’s America Doing at “Equality of Opportunity?”

On this eve of an election year, there’s a topic I’d like to bring to everyone’s attention. We’re going to hear a lot of argument in the coming months about what is the best way to fix the economy. More … Continue reading

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