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Ron Paul. Photo by David Carlyon, Wikipedia Commons
Ron Paul. Photo by David Carlyon, Wikipedia Commons


Ron Paul: The Real War On The Middle Class – OpEd

One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare state would benefit middle-class Americans by freeing them from exorbitant federal taxes, including the Federal Reserve’s inflation tax. Politicians serious […]

Pakistan's Sabeen Mahmud, assassinated April 24, 2015.
Pakistan's Sabeen Mahmud, assassinated April 24, 2015.


Killing Of Activist Sabeen Mahmud: Silencing Of A Liberal Voice – OpEd

By Rana Banerji* The tragic gunning down by motorcycle borne assailants of 40-year-old human rights and social media campaigner, Sabeen Mahmud on Friday, April 24 night in DHA Phase II area of Karachi has tellingly demonstrated yet again how difficult it is becoming for right minded Pakistanis who try to promote liberal and rational thinking […]

Solomon Islands. Source: CIA World Factbook.
Solomon Islands. Source: CIA World Factbook.


Taiwan’s Current Aid Policy Towards Pacific Allies Is Ineffective In Addressing Development Challenges: A Case Study In Solomon Islands – OpEd

By Walter Diamana* This paper’s thesis states that Taiwan’s aid policy towards its Pacific allies is ineffective and is not streamlined with development processes that enhance economic growth. The Solomon Islands established diplomatic relations with Taiwan on the  March 24, 1983 and is the biggest among the other five Pacific nation allies of Taiwan in […]