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Cultural Woes

Cultural Woes Honour, in our culture, lies in women. They are considered – wrongly though – a stock of honour for men, so much so that few men even grow misogynists as they don’t carry their honour with them. Since women are the honour reservoirs for some men, they must …

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A Climate Change Emergency

A Climate Change Emergency Need for collective action Climate change is the most daunting threat to the survival of humans and wild animals. Currently, the focus of most governments is on finding ways to mitigate the ill effects of the Russia-Ukraine war on their economies. But, they seem oblivious to …

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BRITISH RIGHTS

BRITISH RIGHTS A critique of the Human Rights Act 1998 In the United Kingdom, the starting point of rights since over more than two decades is the Human Rights Act of 1998 (HRA). It was pioneered by the Labor Party under the stewardship of the ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair. The …

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The Big Default?

The Big Default? Pakistan Pakistan has recently struck a crucial IMF deal. The breakthrough could not be timelier, with high energy-import prices pushing the country to the brink of a balance of payments crisis. Foreign currency reserves have fallen to as low as $9.8b, hardly enough for five weeks of …

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Characteristics of Chinese Democracy

Characteristics of Chinese Democracy Every country has its own specific characteristics, conditions, culture and requirements and, as regards China, its system of government is a “Whole-Process People’s Democracy” or “Whole-Process Democratic Representation” as all the segments and sectors of Chinese society and economy are represented in the policymaking and governmental …

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