What Is Collective Security? Its Nature, Features, and Failure
This article discussions the concept of collective security.
From Cricketer to Prime Minister of Pakistan: The Life Journey of Imran Khan
Pakistan's current Prime Minister, Imran Khan, is a hero and the country's most iconic figure. His life story is interesting. His journey from cricketer to Prime Minister of Pakistan is both fascinating and difficult. He is the voice of his country. The article discusses the stages of his evolution.
British Honours: The M.B.E., O.B.E. and C.B.E. Explained
The British Honours System can look confusing. Here's some clarification about the M.B.E, O.B.E. and C.B.E.
Congressional Bicameral Conference Committee of the Phillipines Explained
This article discusses the bicameral conference committee—its definition, how it is constituted and what its functions are.
Has the Cold War Ended? Russia's Continued Influence
History recorded the fall of the Berlin Wall as the symbolic ending of the Cold War. But did the Cold War end? Was it merely on ice as a wounded Russia licked her wounds and recharged? We can see Russia’s creeping influence in the Central European arena and in the events of the 2016 US election.
The House of Representatives of the Philippines: An Overview
Just what does the House of Representatives do? Let's take a closer look at the lower house of the Philippine Congress.
Henry David Thoreau on the True Definition of Patriotism
“What is the price-current of an honest man and patriot today?” (Thoreau).
The Latin Monetary Union
The Latin Monetary Union was a 19th century attempt to standardize currency exchange rates throughout Europe. While countries minted their own coins, the value of said coins was supposed to remain the same, to facilitate trade. In some ways, it was the precursor to the modern Euro.
Invasion of USSR and US in Afghanistan and its results
invasion of USSR (1979) and US in (2001) in Afghanistan ruin not only Afghan nation but it also destroy the economy of both countries and face failure in their aims. powerful nations attack on other small nation to get their aims and do not care about even humanism.
Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria Review
Contesting Views conclusively and skillfully demonstrates its point of the post-colonial relationship between France and Algeria rendering the two interconnected, but can be excessively verbose and has a host of various shortcomings as well.
Analyzing and Summarizing The "Ghosts of Rwanda: Frontline" Documentary
"Ghosts of Rwanda" is a Frontline documentary that explores the Rwandan genocide and how the international community reacted. Various international relations theories can be applied to the tragedy and explain how the world let it happen. European imperialism and national interests played a role.
The Legacy of the Connolly Association and the Partition of Nothern Ireland
The Connolly Association's impact in aiding Irish Catholics in the North of Ireland is one that should not be forgotten
Rice as Self: Japanese Identities Throughout Time Review
A fascinating book for its analysis of how rice has been visualized and shaped throughout Japanese history and its continuing relevance and influence today.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Encourages People to Vote in 2018 Elections
Governor Predicts Outcome of Texas Elections Might Change Course of HIstory
Cambridge Analytica: What Is It? How Did It Start, and Where Is It Going?
After reading this article, you will have an understanding of what Cambridge Analytica is. It describes the roles of the key players and how they collected and analysed big data to influence not only groups of potential Trump voters, but also targeted individuals based on their Facebook profiles.
The Spiral Road: Change in a Chinese Historical Review
A brilliant sociological examination of Lin Village in Fujian Province in China, this book reads more like a richly characterized novel than a dry sociological work.
A Review of "A Language Policy for the European Community Prospects and Quandaries"
Although with some brilliant contributions, this book's lack of focus and array of more mediocre or limited chapters means that it isn't very useful to most studying the European linguistic situation.
The United States and the Middle East: Roots of the Past Lead to the Present
How does the history of the US involvement in the Middle East lead to the present?
From Death Row Tennessee: True Stories of the Executed
Their names, race, county of crime, and date of execution is all the information the state offers about the men they've executed. Now I share the stories of how they got there.
Book Review: 'Banned in Britain' by Michael Savage
This prescient but dated book by Michael Savage has become relevant again due to the 2016 Wikileaks revelations that indict Clinton in his inability to get off the UK’s travel ban list.
Fascism and Fundamentalism – Two Sides of the Same Coin?
Fundamentalism and fascism are both relatively new phenomena responding to globalisation and modernity but to what degree are the two related?
Developing Representative Democracy—10 Factors that Complicate the Immediate Democratization of a Nation
This article discusses factors that complicate and hinder change in the socio-political landscape of any given nation.
Did the Founding Fathers Want a Very Weak Government?
Many people argue that the American Founding Fathers were interested in keeping government weak. Is this a correct view? As in most historical arguments, the answer is pretty complicated.
Was Harry Truman the Worst President in US History?
Truman dropped atomic bombs on civilians, brought about the creation of Israel, established the CIA, and took America into the Korean War.
Public Law—Concise Argument for and Against Codified Constitutions
What is a constitution? A word that is commonly used but often misunderstood. Read on to find out what a constitution is, and what the benefits of codified and uncodified constitutions are.
Gerrymandering and Reapportionment: An Explanation of Both and How They Work
An explanation of gerrymandering and why it always favors the political party in control, and never favors the voters. How political districts are drawn and who draws them.
Political and Economic Causes of the American Civil War
Political causes of the American Civil War that come easily to mind are that the South wanted to protect their rights to own slaves and to make a state more sovereign than the Federation. One economic cause is that the South was being dominated economically by the North.
The State of Nature: Thomas Hobbes vs. John Locke
What would life be like with no state, no government, no authority? Where do rights come from? These are questions many philosophers have wrestled with. Here the accounts of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke are explored and contrasted.