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

How Pat Barker Presents Loss In Regeneration, A Selection Of Poetry By Wilfred Owen And The Response Of R.C Sheriff To The End Of The Journey

An exploration of the writers’ presentation of loss in Regeneration by Pat Barker and a selection of Wilfred Owen’s poetry, illuminated by a response to Journey’s End by Michael R.C. Sheriff War brings with it an unavoidable promise of loss, whether this is a loss of lives, loss of hope or loss of humanity. As … Read more

Make In India: The Vision, New Processes, Sectors, Infrastructure And Mindset

The government launched “Make in India” initiative which aims at promoting India as an investment destination to establish India as a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation. Under the initiative, the government intends to provide a robust infrastructure to business through development of various facilities and institutions. Achievements of Make in India: Simplification of … Read more

Easy comparing English and French political structures of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

There are mainly two types of governments that emerged during the seventeenth century. Most of the political development took place in France and England. The absolute monarchy took over throughout France while constitutionalism, or parliamentary monarchy, was becoming popular in England between 1640 and 1780. France’s absolute monarchy developed because the nobles and kings focused … Read more

Anti Federalists vs. Federalists

Anti-Federalist and Federalist Political Science American Government and Politics Professor Mike Connolly Anti Federalist vs. Federalists started after the Revolutionary war and the Americans had to figure out a way to get themselves out of economic depression because the war was costly and left many colonies in debt. Anti-federalists were those who opposed the development … Read more

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs is an American term usually applied to the United States government’s campaign of the prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to reduce the illegal drug trade. This initiative includes a set of drug policies that are intended to discourage the production, distribution, and consumption … 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

The grade inflation

The occurrence of grade inflation is affecting the quality of education throughout the system. A lot of students, at every level of education, are promoted to higher grades even though they are unqualified for that grade. Grade inflation is quite similar to the concept of economic inflation in which price of commodities rise leading to … Read more

Benefits of transparency in government

Many government bodies today have begun to recognize the benefits of being transparency and open operation. Since transparency involves sharing of information which means the officials’ decisions, and those important rules and regulations are in the public domain. Therefore, it reducing the chances of corruption, increasing accountability as well as developing trust, credibility and reputation. … Read more

Sweatshops: a Positive Side

Sweatshops is a working environment, in which people living under poverty get opportunity to earn some money for their survival. Many organizations are dependent on the sweatshops to make profit. It is true that factories get benefits from worker by providing them less salary. On the other hand, the people who are uneducated with no … 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

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

Anarchy: all you need to know

An anarchy is a state of disorder which occurs due to the absence of an overarching power in the international system. It is a world in which there are no laws or rules to dictate state behaviour (Tucker,1897; p.13). The idea of anarchy is regarded differently depending on which international relation theory is used. A … Read more

Marxist Literary Criticism

Even though How the Grinch Stole Christmas exhibits traits that fall in line with other criticisms, it largely falls under Socio-political or Marxism literary criticism. That is not to say it does not contain elements of moral criticisms, as it weighs the values of the Whos versus the values of the Grinch, nor does it … Read more

Methods to Control Inflation

Methods to Control Inflation MONETARY MEASURES A moderate rate of inflation is sometimes considered to be essential but it varies from country to country and from time to time but as the rate of inflation crosses the desirable limit, certain measures are undertaken to prevent increasing undesirable inflation. Countries use monetary measures to keep the … Read more

Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (The IAFIS)

The IAFIS stands for Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification system. It is managed by the FBI, and is used as a national automated fingerprint identification system. The Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification system has automated fingerprint search capabilities, latent searching capability, electronic image storage, and electronic exchange of fingerprints and responses. By submitting fingerprints electronically, agencies receive … Read more

Prisoners should be allowed to vote

The United States of America has been fighting throughout history for individual rights and freedoms, ever since 1792 when Kentucky was the first state in the US to ban felons from voting. Now, the only two states that one can vote while in prison are Maine and Vermont. One of the most controversial topics has … Read more

The Kansas City Police experiment

The Kansas City Police experiment began in October 1972 and continued through 1973. This experiment was conducted by the Kansas police department and evaluated by the Police Foundation. Patrols were varied within 15 police beats. Routine preventive patrol was eliminated in five beats, labeled “reactive” beats (meaning officers entered these areas only in response to … Read more

13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

Since the Government came up with the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments it have changed how everyone looks at each other and relationships between the Whites and African Americans. First, in the 13th amendment it states that there should be no slavery or servitudes unless a person is convicted of a crime and is instructed … Read more

A Film Review of The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen Film Review In 1941, on the United States Air Corps base in Tuskegee, Alabama, a group of young African American men created history as the first colored fighter pilots in American history. During a global war against racism, these young men experienced extreme prejudice from their own allies. The 1995 film, The … Read more

Ministerial responsibility

In the course of their duties, Government Ministers in the United Kingdom exercise powers granted to them through statute, prerogative authority and debatably “general common law powers that allow for residual powers where their actions will have no legal consequence for others”. Ministerial responsibility defines the relationships between ministers and Parliament as well as that … Read more