Two of the projected most populous countries in 2050 will be the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria. The TFR for Nigeria is 5.13, which is definitely higher than the replacement level of 2.0; thus Nigeria will most likely be an LDC in 2050. (Source 1) And these two will become LDC’s because […]Read more "Population Reference Bureau Data Sheet Project"
Snowden is a 2016 film that was just recently released on September 16th, 2016 and was directed by Oliver Stone, a famed American film director, writer, screenwriter, and producer. Snowden is about the life of Edward Joseph Snowden: an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency employee, former Defense Intelligence Agency employee, former National […]Read more "Economics in Snowden"
THE CENTAUR The summer that I was ten— Can it be there was only one summer that I was ten? It must have been a long one then— each day I’d go out to choose 5 a fresh horse from my stable which was a willow grove down by the old canal. I’d go on my […]Read more "Poetic Analysis of ‘The Centaur’ by M. Swenson"
The Fatal Encounter is a Korean movie from 2014 that was directed by Lee Jae-Gyu that takes place during the Joseon Dynasty, and tells the tale of the failed attempt of the assassination of the 22nd ruler named Jeongjo. Throughout the film, it reveals the hardships that lower class society, especially slaves and children of […]Read more "Economics in Foreign Film"
*in the form of a rhetorical précis* Vivek Wadhwa, in his essay written on August 26th, 2016 from Washington Post, “Why China Won’t Own Next-Generation Manufacturing”, argues that China will not be the leading global power for industrial manufacturing due to China’s supply of industrial service robots originating from foreign countries including the United States […]Read more "China No Longer Global Power in Manufacturing?"
*in the form of a rhetorical précis* Tal Kopan, in her essay written on December 18th, 2015 from CNN, “Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Bill as Privacy Advocates Fume”, argues that even though there are many pros and cons to the cybersecurity bill, that the majority of society are against this bill. The cybersecurity bill allows […]Read more "Security vs. Privacy"
There are different stages in a human’s life: going from toddler to adolescence to young adult to adult and then to elderly. School, which prominently affects the first stages, has a significant influence on the mindset and actions taken by these youthful students who are in the first stages. In order for schools to successfully […]Read more "Individuality vs. Conformity in Education"