Category: World

23May
ListsNewsStudent contributionsWorld

Top 7 Historical Mistakes of the Modern Age

Not buying Google for $1 Million

In 1999, Google founders Larry Page  and Sergey Brin approached George Bell, Excite CEO, to sell their search engine for one million dollars. Today, Google is worth more than $659 billion.

13Dec
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Globalisation: Still the Best Chance for the World’s Poor

The Guardian recently published an editorial reiterating many of the concerns of both the populist right and regressive left: that ever-greater global integration and competition has been to the benefit...

28Nov
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Castro’s Cuba

After more than fifty years of torture, murder, and imprisonment, Fidel Castro has died and most of the world has breathed a collective sigh of relief. In Miami, the large community of exiled Cubans took...

23Sep
EconomicsNewsOpinionWorld

In Defence of Profits, Part I

  One of the most infuriating bumper stickers has to be the one that reads “People Before Profits”. This insufferable slogan bespeaks an endemic and illiterate assumption in anti-market thought:...

02Aug
EducationPoliticsWorld

Campus Censorship Damages our Democracy

Harvey Silverglate, Harvard-educated New York lawyer and co-founder of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, has spent 50 years as a litigator battling bureaucratic tyranny.

15Jul
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Should Theresa May be like Margaret Thatcher?

The United Kingdom has a new Conservative prime minister and she’s a woman. Cue the inevitable comparisons to the country’s only other female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, who resided behind 10...

06Jun
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Social Justice Warriors talk about animal rights, what about the 25 million North Koreans?

The horrors and nightmares from North Korea are immense: mass poverty, thousands dying every year in concentration camps, and all the while the government exercises totalitarian control over the people....

01Jun
EconomicsNewsWorld

Venezuela’s crawl to economic collapse: a socialist catastrophe

If you ever wanted an example of a relatively prosperous nation descending into a failed state due to socialist policies, look no further than Venezuela in 2016.

15May
EconomicsNewsPoliticsWorld

The world is getting better: statistics

Despite the stories of doom and gloom, the world is actually getting better.

18Apr
PoliticsWorld

Rory Stewart: Why Democracy Matters

If you are looking for a reason to believe in democracy, it’s worth watching Rory Stewart.