Occupy Wall Street: Does It Have a Chance to Change Anything?
For the past few weeks the Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining momentum and spreading across the world – to Europe and Asia. Protests in the US are loosely organized, but a general theme is based on the theory that the richest 1% of the US population controls a disproportionate share of wealth and political power.Haiti: The Land Of Opportunities
Despite the formidable socio-economic challenges, Haiti offers unique opportunities for growth and development that will make it leapfrog into the 21st century. For that to happen, the central government must be willing to share power with regional governments and empower them through innovative policies to become decision-makers; and it must focus on energy independence by promoting renewable sources of energy.Born To Die: The Bane of Female Infanticide
On 8 March 2011, women across the globe celebrated the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. However, with the phenomena of female feticide and female infanticide, women’s emancipation still has a long way to go.Jerusalem’s Museum of Tolerance Under Fire – For Intolerance
In a 20 October letter, leading archaeologists speak out against plans to break ground on a museum that they say will disturb an ancient Muslim cemetery in the heart of Jerusalem. With a dramatic modern design and a central location in the contested city, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance is supposed to bring together people from a variety of viewpoints, religions, and ethnicities.Gaddafi’s Libya: A Positive Approach
Colonel Gaddafi was a ruler for around 40 years in Libya. Here, some of the positive impacts during his regime are enlisted.