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Joe Issa Touts Policy Targeting Education and Productivity

Agent and giver Joe Issa who is known to burn through a large number of dollars a year on the training of Jamaican kids is touting government strategy outfitted towards enhancing instruction and profitability. 177 more words

Joe Issa


Worried about Russian hackers or other outsiders meddling in US elections? Arguably, the greatest threat to our democratic system comes not from the outside but from forces within our own two-party system that are trying, and often succeeding, to prevent American citizens from voting. 3,464 more words


From the Desk of Michael K. Bess: Paths for Openness, Exchange, and Understanding

The following contribution comes from Michael K. Bess, author of Routes of Compromise
Building Roads and Shaping the Nation in Mexico, 1917-1952 (December 2017). Bess teaches history at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas in Mexico.  1,011 more words

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Infrastructure, Education, Get Lion Share as Ambode Proposes N1.046tr Budget For 2018

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented the Year 2018 Budget proposal of N1.046trillion to the House of Assembly, with a pledge that his administration will make every effort to complete all ongoing projects as well as initiate new ones to consolidate on the development recorded in the last 30 months. 1,034 more words



The name of my blog was inspired by something that transpired today the the CFOC conference: a man in the audience was asking Dr Seyd Kamall a question, when all of a sudden the sat nav on his phone blurted out of nowhere, “your destination is on the right”. 942 more words


First Principles: Human Institutions Are Prone To Decay

“How prone all human institutions have been to decay; how subject the best-formed and most wisely organized governments have been to lose their check and totally dissolve; how difficult it has been for mankind, in all ages and countries, to preserve their dearest rights and best privileges, impelled as it were by an irresistible fate of despotism.” 12 more words

First Principles