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Country Profile: Singapore

On 7th August 1965, the Parliament of the Federation of Malaysia voted ‘yes’ on a resolution to expel Singapore from the newly founded Federation. On 9th August, Singapore’s independence and secession became official. 2,196 more words


Rising Youth: The Problem of Un- and Underemployment in the Middle East and North Africa

By Sarah Bliss
Correspondent, Arabic and Economics Undergraduate Student

Though many in the West see only the shining skyscrapers of Dubai and the oil fields of Saudi Arabia, the economic situation in much of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is characterised by a number of structural concerns, including the chronically high rate of youth unemployment and underemployment.  1,117 more words

Middle East & Africa

The Big Picture on America’s Fiscal Crisis

The political scientist, James Piereson, categorizes U.S. history, after the founding years, into three primary periods:

  • A Democratic-expansionist regime from 1800 to 1860 which dissolved in the midst of the slavery and secession crisis.
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Jack Heidel

South Dakota's Population Continues to Grow

2015 Population Estimates for all 50 States were released earlier this month and South Dakota’s total population (as of July 1, 2015) equaled 858,469.  In one year’s time we gained more than 5,100 residents (5,165 to be exact) for a growth rate of 0.6%. 33 more words


Election 2018: How DAP Chinese vs Umno Malay voters stack up statistically

Regular commenter ‘drinho’ commented @ 2016/02/03 at 9:11 am,

“I can agree if you say DAP is the dominant party in and able to dictate terms especially PAS is no longer in the equation. 1,465 more words

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