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History Part 4: 2008-2011

2008-2011 was a groundbreaking time for many of Earth’s nations. Let’s see what happened in… The World United States 20.4% of world’s PPP in 2008 GDP of 13.2 trillion in 2008, grown to 13.3 trillion in 2011 Unemployment rate: 5.8% … Continue reading

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History Part 3: 2012 & 2013

It’s hard to believe that the would-be Mayan apocalypse passed nearly four years ago. Here’s what happened in 2012 and 2013 in… The World   Population: 7.08 billion – 7.16 billion Population growth: 80 million Life expectancy: 71.0 years – … Continue reading

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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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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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Occupy Wall Street: What is it, Really, and Who Should Be Opposed?

Goodness knows we’ve heard enough about Occupy Wall Street this year. Protest, in America and around the world, has been so prevalent that Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2011 was the protester. But what is Occupy Wall Street, … Continue reading

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