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#Cyberpeacefare #Thanksgiving Day

Posted by Al LeBlanc on November 21, 2017 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

Thanksgiving Day n. 1. The Fourth Thursday of November, observed as legal holiday in the United States to commemorate the feast held at Plymouth in 1621 by the Pilgrim colonists and members of the Wampanoag people and marked by the giving of thanks to God for harvest and health. 2. The second Monday of October, celebrated in Canada by the giving of thanks  to God for harvest and health. 

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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

What Does Citizenship Mean in an Increasingly Globalized World? #essaycontest2017 Iro Gkrimpizi - Undergraduate Student, Bard College

Posted by Iro Gkrimpizi on November 19, 2017 at 5:09pm 0 Comments

As Brubaker rightly says “Citizenship is a universal and distinctive feature of the modern political landscape.” Every state formally defines its “imagined community” by publicly identifying the attributes of its citizens and in consequence the attributes that constitute its non-citizens or aliens. Importantly, according to each state, citizens have certain rights and obligations which constitute their legal equality. However, globalization has increasingly altered the position and institutional features of the state. Globalization forces have destabilized the role of the state and more specifically that of the nation-state. I support that the model of post-national citizenship is effectively responding to the challenges of globalization. The model insists on the importance of the nation-state and its sovereignty while at the same time it advocates for a form of membership that transcend the boundaries of the nation-state. As Soysal argues, rights and obligations are no longer…

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the importance of foreign direct investment

Posted by Hanane Saouli on November 17, 2017 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Foreign direct investment is of important economic topics firewall significantly in recent times, where the race of developing States, in particular, to attract foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is the transfer of foreign capital investment abroad directly, since it is one of the main engines of economic growth in the country.

Foreign direct investment contributes to many things, to expand the base of investment in the country, as well as in solving the problem of unemployment through the creation of new job opportunities, and the introduction of advanced technology, the state, and learn about the modern methods of management, communication and marketing, which lead to the National Employment gain higher skill and experience.

Aware of the importance of foreign direct investment, so always seeks to attract foreign investment to it through the creation of an atmosphere conducive to foreign investment, and the provision of facilities and incentives to…

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Terrorism #essaycontest2017.Contester: Adelowo Emmanuel Ayodele .Category: student. School: Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology,Ogbomosho Oyo State,Nigeria.

Posted by Adelowo Emmanuel Ayodele on November 17, 2017 at 6:13am 0 Comments

Today I'll be talking on terrorism,its effects and how it can be exterminated. The word "terrorism" isn't unfamiliar to anybody since this barbarous act has aggravated our lives awfully. We constantly hear about the unfavorable impacts of terrorism in the news and read about it in the newspaper. The administrations/legislatures of all countries are working tirelessly to ensure that terrorism is totally eradicated but still can't get rid of it. The most hazardous and destructive terrorist act is the bomb blasting because it took away the lives of many individuals at one time and destroyed countless number of properties.

Well, before broadly expounding I need to clarify what terrorism is in straightforward words "terrorism is the criminal activity and viciousness against individuals, property, and the administration." And its point is to hurt individuals and their lives and furthermore pulverize the monetary, political strength in the nation. This is the exceptionally basic and… Continue

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The Most Socially Just Tax

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Although many people in government and politics are reluctant to change the tax regime, we should recognize that our present complicated system for taxation is unfair and has many faults. The biggest problem with taxation is to arrange it on a…Continue

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Peace requires positive combativity in our relations and equally in the face of our own impulses. But to define peace as the struggle won by reason against instincts is false. It is not by fighting that inner peace is attained, but by cultivating an…Continue

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