The 2012 presidential election likely will be remembered as marking the end of long-standing coalitions, as voters regroup in cultural, ethnic … Read the rest
The analysis of the histories of the almost 200 countries … Read the rest
God help them if Obama and Romney ever had to participate in a real debate about a real issue at the Oxford Union. They would be massacred.
The “debates” revealed that not only the candidates but also the entire country … Read the rest
Johnson’s article was very interesting and deserves to be read by anyone trying to make sense of events in Africa.
Like Johnson I also trace … Read the rest
During the second half of the 20th century the United States was an opportunity society. The ladders of upward mobility were plentiful, and the middle class expanded. Incomes rose, and ordinary people were able to achieve old-age security.
In the … Read the rest
A new study from Washington University in St. Louis finds that under Obama, many black Americans feel less free than whites when it comes to … Read the rest
Rather, it is all about letting educators decide what will be best to prepare the … Read the rest
South Africa may not experience tsunamis, hurricanes or devastating earthquakes, but we do experience other life-shattering tragedies such as fires, HIV/AIDS and…. violent crime! “It always happens to others!” people are wont to say … until it happens to you! … Read the rest
This Research and Policy Brief paper seeks to determine the extent to which farmers are uniquely … Read the rest
In a survey of 197 countries, 59 are most at risk of food insecurity, … Read the rest
Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg, director of The Fertility Institutes in Los Angeles and New York City, has
A major study published by the United Nations has warned that the growing numbers of white and Asian elderly people presented significant challenges to welfare, pension and health care systems in both developing and developed nations.
And it bemoans the
It may, in the end, be events on a dusty patch of Highveld … Read the rest
It seems like a vision of a better world: bus drivers have a friendly greeting for their passengers, salespeople serve customers with a smile, husbands surprise their wives with flowers, children offer their seats to the elderly on public transportation … Read the rest