Politics

The Economics of Migration

From the border between the US and Mexico to the exodus of Africans to Europe: what role does migration play in the 21st century?

Many economists consider the allocation of human resources relatable to any market in general, asserting that by pursuing self-interest, efficiency, overall output and welfare will be maximised, at least to some extent. The latter reasoning would lead to thinking that by fuelling competition in the job market, there will be more struggles for locals whose
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The Re-establishment of Deterrence – The Death of Soleimani

“Deterrence is hard to establish and easy to lose.” – Victor Davis Hansen

On January 3rd, General Qasem Soleimani – whom many saw as Iran’s second most powerful man – was taken out by a U.S. airstrike while driving to the Baghdad international airport. According to a statement from the Pentagon the decisive action was taken at the direction of President Donald Trump in order to protect U.S.
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Can We Change the World? Demonstrations in 2019

Unprecedented Political Mobilization is Calling for a New Social Contract between Citizens and States.

2019 seems to have consolidated an unusual outpouring of widespread anger. In fact, not since the wave of “people power” movements in the late 1980s and 1990s has the world experienced such a wave of demonstrations. Algeria, Bolivia, Britain, India, Sudan, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, France, Guinea, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Pakistan – the
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How to Make Your Own Country

A Guide on Drafting Territorial Borders

“I’d love to have my own country!” – quite a lot of people have had this thought at some point during their lives. If you’re one of them, this article is for you. Whether you were fascinated by being a leader to millions or fancied the idea of creating a tightly knit community, a ‘personal’
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