Category Archives: political reform

What School Leaves Out (and a slight sociological critique)

What is the education system meant for? It’s supposed to educate the populace–the future generation, the future of our world. But what are some of the major things missing from our educational system? If we’re training and educating the people … Continue reading

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How is the Stock Market so Important?

I’ve been spending the last few days wrestling with the abstract concepts around the stock market. Fear and greed seem to be the most influencing emotions in this gambling game for more. It’s truly baffling how the most affluent (and … Continue reading

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Do You Want Politicians to be Managers or Leaders?

Currently political decisions tend to be based around managing things to remain as they are – steady, practical, preventing any kind of radical change. It is the management system of society, keeping things constant and benefiting those who have money … Continue reading

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Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Almost every country in the world is a bit obsessed with a thing called GDP or Gross Domestic Product. Why? I’ll discuss GDP and an alternative measurement system, Gross National Happiness (GNH). What is GDP? GDP is an indicator, or … Continue reading

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What does the “Fiscal Cliff” really mean?

Politics, politics. I hate it, although I used to love it. I used to have a lot of hope for politics. It seemed like the best way to truly “make a difference” in the world. I mean, how better to … Continue reading

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