End of an Era: From Bush to Clinton

The end of the 20th century featured a wide range of social, political, and economic upheavals that forever changed the face of the United States, including the rise of Republicanism in office, the election of Bush, the Persian War, anti-immigration sentiment, and LA riots. The outcome of the Election of 1988 of Republican George Bush versus Democrat Michael Dukakis was major...
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The Total Quality Management

A company’s executive management will design the company’s mission statement to classify and measure a company’s success. The focused audiences of the mission statement are management, employees and stockholders. In addition, external customers and other stakeholder can review the mission statement on the company’s Internet website. Riordan Manufacturing’s mission statement i...
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Portraits of Human Condition in The Spoon River Anthology

The Spoon River Anthology, written by Edgar Lee Masters, explores different portraits of human conditions. Through the stories of townspeople who have passed away, many human conditions are mentioned and explained. Some of the poems emphasize the condition of love and marriage. “William and Emily,” “Lucinda Matlock,” and “Herbert Marshall” are three poems that explore the ma...
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The Perks of Being a College Athlete

“As I have said before, very few athletes grow up talking about how they want to play play college football at a Junior College or college basketball at a Division III University. It may end up happening that way but unless your parents work or coach at one of these schools, it is not likely something you aspire for. Instead, you dream about getting a chance to play quarterba...
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Social Security Privatization

Introduction This research paper will deal with the issue of privatizing of social security and it will mainly focus on the privatization of the social security that has been done in countries like Chile and Sweden. The paper will take a critical and scientific view of the issue of privatizing the security fund based on the studied of the mentioned countries. The critique vi...
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Hunt or Be Hunted

So·cial Dar·win·ism- the theory that individuals, groups, and peoples are subjected to the same laws of natural selection as plants and animals.Social Darwinism is a term used in the late 19th century created by Charles Darwin to describe the idea that humans, animals and plants compete in a struggle for existence which results in “survival of the fittest”.Even though the te...
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The Unemployment Hawks in the United States

“The Fed’s Unemployment Hawks” by Chris Isidore According to the article, it is the unemployment hawks in the United States, who are benefiting from the ongoing deliberations about the role of the Federal Reserve in stabilizing the US economy. According to the Isidore (n. pag), the double mandate of the Federal Reserve in stabilizing prices and promoting maximum emplo...
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Shedding Light on Sin

Secrets, by nature, are heavy. They weigh on their keeper’s mind and heart, especially when they are dark. When hiding a secret, one is plagued with the dichotomous question: conceal or reveal? In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet Letter, two sinners must grapple with the consequences of their transgressions, and determine if it is preferable to mask a sin or expose it...
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War in Iraq

After seven years at war with Iraq, are we finally ready to end the war? Well, the events leading to the war were, almost, irrelevant. Also, some such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade center and the Pentagon happened with or without our input. The U.S. justified the invasion by claiming that the country had been hiding weapons of mass destruction also known as...
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Social Space and Social Time

For ordinary-everyday representations space and time are something habitual, known and even in some measure obvious. But there are the complicated questions related to these subjects, tensely discussed in the history of philosophy and natural sciences. Now it is impossible to solve them without the support of modern science achievements, and data of social, humanitarian disci...
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