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Politics category supplies articles dealing with the art or science of running governmental or state affairs, including behavior inside civil governments. It consists of social relations affecting authority or power and to the techniques and tactics utilized to formulate and apply policy.

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Shahzad Ali Gill

Youth Factor in Pakistan's Perspective

This article is all about youth leadership. Being the fresh blood, the youth of any society has the mushrooming ability to outshine and infuse new ideas in the...

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Tim Bryce

The Health Nazis - "No Soup Kitchens for You!"

A few odd stories have surfaced in the news recently which caught my attention, all involving the feeding of the homeless. Evidently there is a movement underway by ...

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In this high paced digital age, it's easy to become displaced from the people and places around you. However, it's important to support your community and your neighbors who live in it, and work hard

By: Monai Gupta l News & Society > Politics l Jul 11, 2012
Scott Spiegel

In a bold, unpredictable move, President Obama declared on Monday his desire to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for all but the highest-income earners, by which he means anyone richer than Al and Peg

By: Scott Spiegel l News & Society > Politics l Jul 10, 2012
Larry M. Elkin

Bipartisanship isn't always sweet. Especially when it comes to the politics of sugar.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Jul 09, 2012
David M Lawrence

Propaganda is used to manipulate the people into actually voting for politicians who are in direct opposition the their interest. We the people don't even realize when we are being taken advantage of

By: David M Lawrence l News & Society > Politics l Jul 08, 2012
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

P. A. Sangma is an Indian politician who has been announced as the president candidate for July 2012 president election of India by the opposing parties including Bharatiya Janata Party. He

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l News & Society > Politics l Jul 07, 2012
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

Pranab Mukherjee, the president candidate of India is considered to be a legend in his lifetime. He is a real hard worker and he spends almost twelve to fifteen hours a day for his multitasking

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l News & Society > Politics l Jul 07, 2012
Curtis D Bradley

If it's ok for a black comedian to make a joke about White People's Day on a major U.S. holiday like the 4th of July, Independence Day, then it should be equally ok for a white comedian to make a

By: Curtis D Bradley l News & Society > Politics l Jul 07, 2012
Jonathan Reynold

4th of July is almost here! I have started planning this year's celebration well in advance. Each year I make it a point to call all my friends for a grand outdoor party at my Vermont farmhouse and

By: Jonathan Reynold l News & Society > Politics l Jul 04, 2012

With all the political rhetoric heating up before the November elections, I find many people ill-informed about exactly what the new health care law would do. Also, I find that many people seem to

By: Colby Scullion l News & Society > Politics l Jul 04, 2012
John Thibault

Some people think political lobbying is a bad thing and lobbyists have too much power. But the right to lobby, "redress our grievances with our government", is a right we hold under the First

By: John Thibault l News & Society > Politics l Jun 27, 2012
Ryan T O'Connell

The term paper for a graduate-level Political Philosophy course that I took, which prompted students to create their own political theory and justify its utility, inspired me to write this piece. For

By: Ryan T O'Connell l News & Society > Politics l Jun 26, 2012
Tim Bryce

Whenever there is a controversial government program that could possibly be construed as politically charged, there is a tendency by the powers that be to either camouflage it from view or portray it

By: Tim Bryce l News & Society > Politics l Jun 14, 2012
Scott Spiegel

No matter how untidy reversal of Obamacare is, the effects can't be more destructive to the country's healthcare system than letting it stand. And the deleterious effects of either course of action

By: Scott Spiegel l News & Society > Politics l Jun 12, 2012
Kevin Probst

The future of our country may very well pivot on the election in November. Many believe if we don't change course a derailment is imminent and a train wreck is unavoidable. We have but few options to

By: Kevin Probst l News & Society > Politics l Jun 11, 2012
Henk Olwage

He's not "a" wise man, but The Wise Man, the man who saved the city in the day of trouble. Imagine: three thousand years ago. The city is no bigger than a few present-day street blocks.

By: Henk Olwage l News & Society > Politics l Jun 11, 2012
Jay Rogers

The Connecticut Government is currently attacking its teachers' pensions the same way zombies attack. Voodoo economics is coming back and the Connecticut teachers are its latest victims. Don't allow

By: Jay Rogers l News & Society > Politics l Jun 09, 2012
Tim Bryce

I had trouble thinking of just one. How about you?

By: Tim Bryce l News & Society > Politics l Jun 08, 2012
Joobreel Olanrewaju

Who is Goodluck Jonathan? Is he truly just on national assignment to harm all Nigerians as some flickers from some quarters have tagged him? Could a 'man- without- shoes' when he was campaigning to

By: Joobreel Olanrewaju l News & Society > Politics l Jun 08, 2012
Shahzad Ali Gill

This article is all about youth leadership. Being the fresh blood, the youth of any society has the mushrooming ability to outshine and infuse new ideas in the democratic process to make it tuneful

By: Shahzad Ali Gill l News & Society > Politics l Jun 06, 2012

John Edwards vowed to continue to work for the poor. Then the pundits went wild. Here is my punditry of the pundits.

By: Tammy Nikki l News & Society > Politics l Jun 04, 2012
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Shahzad Ali Gill

This article is all about youth leadership. Being the fresh blood, the youth of any society has the mushrooming ability to outshine and infuse new ideas in the democratic process to make it tuneful

By: Shahzad Ali Gill l News & Society > Politics l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 132 lComments: 0
Tim Bryce

Whenever there is a controversial government program that could possibly be construed as politically charged, there is a tendency by the powers that be to either camouflage it from view or portray it

By: Tim Bryce l News & Society > Politics l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 82 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The annual Coachella Festival is in full-swing, sold-out again, and this time they doubled up the event, 2-weeks instead of one. If you think this is all about Woodstock West re-runs of hippies,

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Politics l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 76 lComments: 0

In this high paced digital age, it's easy to become displaced from the people and places around you. However, it's important to support your community and your neighbors who live in it, and work hard

By: Monai Gupta l News & Society > Politics l Jul 11, 2012 lViews: 76 lComments: 0
Lisa Gan

This article aims to evaluate the impact of colonial rule on the restructuring of gender relations with regards to Africa, paying specific attention to Ghana as a case study. It is widely agreed

By: Lisa Gan l News & Society > Politics l May 23, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

Bipartisanship isn't always sweet. Especially when it comes to the politics of sugar.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Jul 09, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Kevin Probst

The future of our country may very well pivot on the election in November. Many believe if we don't change course a derailment is imminent and a train wreck is unavoidable. We have but few options to

By: Kevin Probst l News & Society > Politics l Jun 11, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Chris Saliba

Rather than write a gossipy, tell-all book about the inside workings of the Rudd Government, former Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner has opted to perform a piece of community service. Sideshow is a

By: Chris Saliba l News & Society > Politics l Jun 12, 2011 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Donald Norfolk

A week is said to be a long time in politics. Yet five thousand weeks, and countless debates, white papers, Royal commissions and public consultations, have not enabled British parliamentarians to

By: Donald Norfolk l News & Society > Politics l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

President Romney serving with Vice President Biden? It really could happen.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Henk Olwage

He's not "a" wise man, but The Wise Man, the man who saved the city in the day of trouble. Imagine: three thousand years ago. The city is no bigger than a few present-day street blocks.

By: Henk Olwage l News & Society > Politics l Jun 11, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

Sen. Marco Rubio's revised version of the Dream Act could improve GOP prospects with Hispanics. It's also good legislation.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
David M Lawrence

Propaganda is used to manipulate the people into actually voting for politicians who are in direct opposition the their interest. We the people don't even realize when we are being taken advantage of

By: David M Lawrence l News & Society > Politics l Jul 08, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Jay Rogers

The Connecticut Government is currently attacking its teachers' pensions the same way zombies attack. Voodoo economics is coming back and the Connecticut teachers are its latest victims. Don't allow

By: Jay Rogers l News & Society > Politics l Jun 09, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
John Otim

Following the armed seizure of power in the Mountain Capital unspeakable things occurred. Those that did and could read crystal balls were not surprised. The networks and the dailies had a day of it.

By: John Otim l News & Society > Politics l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Tim Bryce

A few odd stories have surfaced in the news recently which caught my attention, all involving the feeding of the homeless. Evidently there is a movement underway by local governments to curb

By: Tim Bryce l News & Society > Politics l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Scott Spiegel

In a bold, unpredictable move, President Obama declared on Monday his desire to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for all but the highest-income earners, by which he means anyone richer than Al and Peg

By: Scott Spiegel l News & Society > Politics l Jul 10, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

The opening act of the 2012 presidential campaign is over. As the curtain falls on Rick Santorum, the rest of us enjoy intermission.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

P. A. Sangma is an Indian politician who has been announced as the president candidate for July 2012 president election of India by the opposing parties including Bharatiya Janata Party. He

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l News & Society > Politics l Jul 07, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Almost a decade ago, Information Technology or IT was the 'in' thing. Having a job as a software Engineer was as prestigious as today's Investment Banker, off course the main reason being that both

By: Rohit Ramesh Salecha l News & Society > Politics l Jan 21, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
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Shahzad Ali Gill

This article is all about youth leadership. Being the fresh blood, the youth of any society has the mushrooming ability to outshine and infuse new ideas in the democratic process to make it tuneful

By: Shahzad Ali Gill l News & Society > Politics l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 132 lComments: 0
Jonathan Reynold

4th of July is almost here! I have started planning this year's celebration well in advance. Each year I make it a point to call all my friends for a grand outdoor party at my Vermont farmhouse and

By: Jonathan Reynold l News & Society > Politics l Jul 04, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0
Alain Burrese

I had mixed feelings at times while reading "The New Reagan Revolution: How Ronald Reagan's Principles Can Restore America's Greatness" by Michael Reagan with Jim Denney. The book has a Foreword by

By: Alain Burrese l News & Society > Politics l Mar 24, 2011 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Alain Burrese

"Hologram of Liberty: The Constitution's Shocking Alliance with Big Government" by Kenneth W. Royce (a.k.a. Boston T. Party) is a book that makes you think, or at least it should. I personally found

By: Alain Burrese l News & Society > Politics l Mar 05, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Fuel prices are high and people want answers. The GOP claims it is the administration's fault, and whereas, it is true that there is more than ample evidence of that, there is still much more to the

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Politics l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The annual Coachella Festival is in full-swing, sold-out again, and this time they doubled up the event, 2-weeks instead of one. If you think this is all about Woodstock West re-runs of hippies,

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Politics l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 76 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

It is truly amazing to me in hindsight how Obama supporters are criticizing anyone who gives critique to the president's performance. In fact, it seems to me that the Obama Administration has gotten

By: Lance Winslow l News & Society > Politics l Feb 14, 2011 lViews: 35 lComments: 0
David W Gray

Tax day is approaching! If you haven't filed your taxes yet, you better do so quickly! In honor of tax day, I wanted to explain why we need fundamental tax reform to happen and how the Buffett Rule

By: David W Gray l News & Society > Politics l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

P. A. Sangma is an Indian politician who has been announced as the president candidate for July 2012 president election of India by the opposing parties including Bharatiya Janata Party. He

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l News & Society > Politics l Jul 07, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

Pranab Mukherjee, the president candidate of India is considered to be a legend in his lifetime. He is a real hard worker and he spends almost twelve to fifteen hours a day for his multitasking

By: Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla l News & Society > Politics l Jul 07, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

The opening act of the 2012 presidential campaign is over. As the curtain falls on Rick Santorum, the rest of us enjoy intermission.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

Sen. Marco Rubio's revised version of the Dream Act could improve GOP prospects with Hispanics. It's also good legislation.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

President Romney serving with Vice President Biden? It really could happen.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 23, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

California has many real problems. Rather than confront them, the state fixates on a fast train to nowhere.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Larry M. Elkin

Bipartisanship isn't always sweet. Especially when it comes to the politics of sugar.

By: Larry M. Elkin l News & Society > Politics l Jul 09, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Chris Saliba

Rather than write a gossipy, tell-all book about the inside workings of the Rudd Government, former Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner has opted to perform a piece of community service. Sideshow is a

By: Chris Saliba l News & Society > Politics l Jun 12, 2011 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Chris Saliba

Prominent Australian intellectual Robert Manne has published a stimulating volume of collected essays called Making Trouble. For anyone wanting to catch up on the last five years of Australian

By: Chris Saliba l News & Society > Politics l May 08, 2011 lViews: 36 lComments: 0
Steven M King

Jane Mayer, in a gripping analysis of the dark side of the intelligence business, portrays Bush's administration on a quest to subvert future attacks against America. In shocking detail, she

By: Steven M King l News & Society > Politics l Dec 29, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Chris Marvin Lee

This week, President Obama urged congress to reach a compromise on the so-called debt ceiling-the legal ceiling for federal debt-and agree on a new budget that would balance America's books. It seems

By: Chris Marvin Lee l News & Society > Politics l Jul 24, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Janet Runeson

State Legislator and Judge Earl Gustafson explores why Sweden is a model society in many ways. Comparing the history of the US and Sweden, he identifies some key issues that politicians today should

By: Janet Runeson l News & Society > Politics l Mar 21, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
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