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List of Human Rights

Human rights are equal and inalienable rights of any person, inherent due to the sole reason that he or she is human. A UN committee, headed by Eleanor Roosevelt, drafted the document that

Illegal Immigration Statistics

According to the illegal immigration stats compiled by the Center for Immigration Studies, the population of the United States is expected to increase by 167 million - a rise of 56 percent - by 2060,

Bill of Rights for Kids

The purpose of this article is to simplify one of the most important tenets of our constitution - The Bill of Rights - so that kids can easily understand it. But before we do that, it is important tha

Affirmative Action Pros and Cons

Affirmative action includes the steps taken by the government of a country to create opportunities for minorities. In other words, it aims to increase ethnic or other forms of diversity in the social

Famous Leaders

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. - John Quincy Adams They were born in ordinary households, but, were gifted with uniqu

Do Petitions Work?

You’re a regular visitor to Change.org, you sign every petition that comes your way, and you’ve even gone door-to-door collecting signatures for a pet cause. But does it work? Is it all coming to anyt

Real GDP Per Capita

Gross Domestic Product (GDP), also known as nominal GDP, is one of the most important indicators of the performance of an economy. It is the value of total amount of goods and services produced by a

Military Ranks in Order

The defense forces of the United States are considered as one of the most powerful armed forces in the world. The US military carries an impressive pack of soldiers and a mind-boggling number of weapo

Who Exactly is a Diplomat?

The talk of diplomacy is all over the news, and can take over political coverage during election cycles and times of foreign relations crises. Instinctively, we know what diplomacy is, even though it’

Socialism Vs. Capitalism

They are two opposing schools of thought, they raise varied emotions in people, from a complacent ignorance to militant hatred, both these ideologies have their share of adherents and opponents. Count

Funny Campaign Slogans

The occasion of the election will help you determine if you should use a serious or funny campaign slogan. If you're contesting a political election, you obviously need to refrain from using humor in

Pros and Cons of Globalization

Globalization refers to the absence of the walls of matchboxes that every country had, between themselves based on suspicion, mutual distrust and ambition. We were different countries, in fact divided

Funny Laws

Funny laws or dumb laws are attributed as trivial, useless, or unnecessary. Most of these laws act against behavior or actions which are ordinary and/or mean no harm. If we go by the books, then dumb