Currently, there is an effort to demonize Mexicans and Mexican Americans and paint them as lazy job stealing individuals. But the truth of the matter is, as with other indigenous people they come from a proud and rich culture, which has not been celebrated enough and thought in the Public Schools in the United States. […]
Global trading has come a long way from what it use to be, which entailed the barter system. Nation States use to trade goods for supplies, which transitioned into trading commodities for those items. Now Nation States are trading a third category of export, services, which have ballooned into the billions of dollars in the […]
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 […]
The affects of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) negatively impacts both Nation States, often times leading to civil unrest and a drain on the State being invaded. Those investments are referred to as Greenfield Investments, where a business operation is built from the ground up in a foreign country.
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.
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.
China is working to make the Yuan the international currency of trade, by approving international hubs where its currency can be exchanged/converted directly into the Yuan as opposed to first converting a States’ currency into the U.S. Dollar. Currency hubs are now located in such places as Australia, Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Paris, Seoul, London and Frankfurt.