SkidRow Isn’t A Home For Drunks and Addicts Anymore-Job Training Can Save Lives When Factories Close

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Jackson is a homeless person who was befriended by Dr. Forrest Stuart, Sociologist, while he was conducting field research on Los Angeles’ skid row. That research subsequently resulted in Dr. Stuart’s critically acclaimed book entitled Down, Out and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row. http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/D/bo23530208.html  Dr. Stuart noted in his book that Jackson […]

UK Proves Immigration Is Good for the Economy

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In 2012, in an effort to address citizens’ concerns regarding its growing migrant population the United Kingdom released a report that was completed by the Migration Observatory, which revealed students were the largest and fastest growing group among non-EU migrants to the UK. With the UK’s population projected to each close to 70 million people by 2035, the report is hoped to assist government official to make well-informed decisions regarding migrants entering its country.

Why Some Nation States Turn A Blind Eye to Corruption in Exchange for Natural Resources: Self Interests

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China and the U.S. are among some of the countries vying to secure a stake in Africa’s natural resources, but each of those States are employing very different methods to achieve its goal. China has a See No Evil Still See No Evil Policy regarding corruption in African States and conditions its aid assistance on a quid pro quo basis. In exchange for favorable terms regarding Aid, Greenfield Investments and trade deals coupled with the sale/extraction of natural resources, China gives African State unrestricted monies to use or do with it as it sees fit.