The Pork Barrel Law In The United States Government

Pork barrel legislations is a daily occurrence in American government. Howard Scarrow showcases this in his May 6th column in The Village Times Herald, “Our bacon, their park.” His example of the recently proposed highway bill is a blatant exposure of pork barrel legislation. He indicates many causes of this distributive politics that would lead … Read more

Running Head: Lupita Nyong’o Speech Analysis

Lupita Nyong’o spoke at the Massachusetts Conference for Women in 2014 with goals of empowering women and telling the story of how she became an actress. She used a steady tone throughout her speech, as well as strong eye contact. Nyong’o also articulated her words in a way that would resonate with the audience. Nyong’o … Read more

The Concept And Evolution Of Machizukuri From Social Movement To “Soft-Infrastructure” Of City Level

Civil society engagements are important in city planning as their role seen to comprehend and fill the gap of society needs. As the purpose of urban or city planning is for society sustainability, the idea of participatory approach could answer the challenge of what should be provided and how. The community-based activities are deeply rooted … Read more

Main Issues Of Singapore’s Economy: Inflation, Unemployment, Gross Domestic Product (Gdp)

Singapore is a small country with a population of 5.6073 millions people. Since its separation from Malaysia, it has proved itself to be one of the fastest ever growing nation, becoming a first world country without any natural resources. Her economy is considered one of the most competitive among the all the developed country, boasting … Read more

My Learning Experience as a Volunteer at a Salvation Army

Service Learning Reflection Journal For this service learning project, I decided to volunteer at the local Salvation Army that is located on West North Ave. I volunteered at this location on May 25, 2018 for approximately five hours. This had been my first-time familiarizing with this organization, and I had discovered it through a banner … Read more

Jimmy Carter’s crisis of confidence: A look at the use of literary devices used in the speech

Jimmy Carter’s “Crisis of Confidence” Speech Reaction Paper In his speech, President Jimmy Carter addresses many issues facing the U.S. but focuses on what he believes to be the biggest crisis – the crisis of confidence. By using terms that appeal to the patriotism of the American people, addressing his and the government’s faults and … Read more

Vladimir Putin's Machiavellian Characteristics

Putin: the Modern Machiavelli In March 2014, Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula was annexed at the behest of a Machiavellian leader. A treaty signed by Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, meant that the land would become part of Russia when finalized in January 2015. Tensions between Ukraine and Russia have been rising since the March … Read more

The Concept of Cooperative Federalism and Its Activity in the United States

Cooperative Federalism is the concept that refers to how the national, state and local governments all cooperate to solve problems and create policy. Cooperative federalism emphasizes the overlap of responsibilities and power between state and local governments and the federal government. The US moved away from Dual Federalism which is an arrangement that divides powers … Read more

Measures to Control Inflation

There are two ways of controlling inflation in an economy: Monetary measures Fiscal measures Monetary Measures The government of a country takes various measures and formulates policies to control economic activities. Monetary policy is one of the most commonly used measures taken by the government to control inflation. Here, the central bank increases the interest … Read more

Development paradigms

To more effectively explore the topic regarding development paradigms, a subset of literature has been selected based on its relevance to the topic. This review will present the status quo of works on this topic and is arranged based on the chronological development of researches and literature on this topic. Development Frameworks In the work … Read more

Securitization Theory

Gallie explained security as an ‘essentially contested concept’ which is an appropriate analogy when considering this essay. Securitization Theory falls under the umbrella of Critical Security Studies which entered the theoretical mainstream after the post-cold war paradigm shift. Naturally, these ‘critical’ conceptions criticize the traditional positivist approaches such as realism and liberalism which had dominated … Read more

A More Perfect Union

On March18,2008 Senator Barack Obama and Senator Hilary Clinton were at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two were battling off for the Democratic Party presidential nomination when Senator Barack Obama delivered the speech A More Perfect Union. In his speech he responded to the attention that his former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright … Read more

The Cabinet of Malaysia

The Cabinet of Malaysia is among the Executive branch in the federal government. The members of cabinet comprised who have mostly fulfil the ministerial status. According to the Article 43 in Constitution, members of the Cabinet or ministers can only be selected from members of either Houses of Parliament. The King appointed members of the … Read more

Symbolic Meaning Of Bruce Springsteen’s Song

Due to its thunderously uplifting chorus, infectious stomp of a musical hook, and perhaps its album art as well, Bruce Springsteen’s signature song (in competition only with, perhaps, “Born to Run”) “Born in the USA” has become a beloved anthem of American patriotism. How ironic it is, then, that such a spirit is not even … Read more

Canadian Political Structure

Canada’s government can be described in four ways because it’s so complex. It can be defined as a constitutional monarchy, a party system, a representative democracy, and a federal government. A constitutional monarchy is when a country is associated with a monarch, a king or queen, while the actual governing of the country is done … Read more

The Importance Of IT Governance Planning

IT Governance helps the organization to keep transparency. In current world, IT plays a prominent role which helps to increase governance practices. IT governance will have leadership structure which helps organization to function in a hasty manner. As it is part of enterprise governance, and with enterprise governance we need to know the organization goals. … Read more

The Fate of Humanity: Exterminism vs. Socialism

The Fate of Humanity: Exterminism vs. Socialism Humans have always thought about the future. Some think of a utopia when they imagine the future, others a dystopia. Some people dream of the day when they would not have to work anymore and would have everything that they could ever want at the touch of a … Read more

The first Philippine Republic

It all started in the centuries of Spanish rule over the Philippines. The revolutionary forces took steps to form a functioning government called the Republic of Biak-na-Bato. However, it was never fully implemented. Finally, after several battles between the Spanish and Philippine Revolutionary Army, a truce was signed called the Pact of Biak-na-Bato in 1897. … Read more

Outline of Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act otherwise known as Obamacare presents many benefits and detriments to the people and our economy. There are several opinions that have a wide range of feelings between saying Obamacare is terrible and Obamacare is the best healthcare reform our country has had since World War II. One of the major benefits … Read more

Was Conflict Between Europeans and Native Americans Inevitable?

When the Europeans began to migrate to the New World, problems began almost immediately. These problems consisted of land use, religion, and disease. Owning land was extremely important to the European settlers. In England, and most other countries, land meant wealth and power. Many of the settlers who came to North America could never have … Read more

The history of the American Dream

The history of the American Dream can be traced back to 17th century when the Puritans came to America and tried to gain their religious freedom. In 1630, a speech known as the “city upon a hill” sermon was delivered by John Winthrop to the other Puritan settlers who traveled with him to Massachusetts. It … Read more

Thomas Jefferson vs. Alexander Hamilton

Introduction Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Virginia; his father was a prominent man who owned over 1,400 acres of land. His mother came from one of the famous families in Virginia. As such, he had a very comfortable childhood devoid of any financial constraints. Alexander Hamilton on the other hand was … Read more

An Analysis of the Declaration of Independence and Its Use

American history is recorded in various literature materials, such as biographies, books, articles, newspapers, and even statues. Although some of the events are directly stated in the sources, some information about the socio-political and economic issues can be inferred from them. Also, a lot of material on the people’s living statuses, their ideologies, needs, and … Read more

Non-Accelerating Inflation Rate of Unemployment (NAIRU)

NAIRU, which is the non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment represents the rate of unemployment at whish inflation will stabilise. The NAIRU theory was used to explain the stagflation phenomenon of the 1970’s when the Phillips Curve could not . According to the theory it is explainable why there is a simulataneous high unemployment and high … Read more

A political leader’s intention in Auden’s selected oeuvre and Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’.

Given insufficient insight into the thoughts and the goal of a political leader, one can blindly appreciate the benefits from their government. While the reverse can also be established that political leaders desired for such perception to be placed within individuals in order to further extend their control. W.H. Auden’s oeuvre, including the poems ‘O … Read more

Zagarri: Women and Politics

Dr. A. Hunter HST333 12 February 2018 Zagarri: Women and Politics In Revolutionary Backlash, Rosemarie Zagarri explores the evolution of changing perception of women’s involvement in the political realm following the American Revolution and towards Andrew Jackson’s presidency. The American Revolution had an immediate impact and changed the mass thought of the political status of … Read more