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    We have talked a lot about political institutions as a way for a country to increase per capita income, and although that is very important, economic institutions are often as big of a factor. I’m a strong believe that in order to see sustained increase in development strong political institutions need to be in place. With that being said economic institutions play a huge role in the long-term success of sustained development. In Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom, he argues that economic freedom…

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    The Colonial Period consisted of European countries going to countries within the Eastern World and imperializing many countries within Africa and Asia. These European countries imperialized those countries to compete with fellow European countries, gain raw materials from the Eastern countries, and have access to a larger market. The legacies that the imperial world left was destruction of the culture of African and Asian countries, a rapid growth for the countries of the colonizers and…

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    countries overseas, however, there are some things that big businesses could do to decrease the toll that sweatshops have on the environment. They could begin to build their factories in places that are already urbanized to avoid more unnecessary deforestation. They could bring in healthcare and environmental professionals for seasonal or annual inspections of the people and the environment surrounding them. They could also provide their workers with amenities like clean water at work, and maybe…

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    Overpopulation Essay

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    Safwan Waheed Advanced Academic Writing “Recently, 2.4 children are born each second!” (Cite) Well, we have limited resources on our planet, so how can we articulate the anticipated problem of overpopulation? People, no matter of their number, need sustenance such as food, accommodation, and education .But interestingly underdeveloped countries have a large increasing rate in their population than developed countries while underdevelopedcountries have no mastery of their natural resources. In…

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    The economic and cultural divide between developed and developing countries has been apparent throughout history, so the existence of this ever growing “gap” is no secret to any global citizen. Although this gap has been evident for decades, we must ask ourselves how has this gap continued to grow as the world advances. How can one measure the size of this gap if it is not actually visible? By comparing the economic statues of multiple developed and developing countries along with their levels…

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    Women In Sports

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    The art of representation, though quiet and discreet, changes people’s perspective immensely. It acts like a potter who molds and shapes his creation; the representation of ideas controls human brains and reactions. It is rather absurd how representation has so much control over the way people think, act, speak, write and believe, but with the help of media, representation causes both positive and negative influences in different aspects of our culture from humanitarian aid to sports. The…

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    The textile industry is one that affects everybody, every day of their life. Whether you realize it or not, the steps to make the clothes you wear, requires multiple steps and multiple countries just to produce one article of clothing. In recent years, the textile industry has had some major changes involving the employment and production of fabric due to globalization and the ability to easily collaborate with other countries. The transition of the production of textiles from local businesses…

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    Introduction The world has become a better place than it used to be. Individuals are healthier, live longer, and wealthier, yet the escape from poverty by many has left inequality gaps between nations and individuals. In the book The Great Escape, Angus Deaton, who is one of the leading experts on economic poverty and development, narrates an incredible story of how some parts of the world in the past experienced progress while others did not, leading to inequality in today’s world (Deaton).…

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    Kelsey Timmerman began his journey by traveling all over the world to find the negative impacts of globalization on developing countries and developed nations. In Kelsey Timmerman’s novel “Where Am I Wearing”, his search revealed mixed conclusions about globalization. When he met factory workers in China, Cambodia, and Bangladesh, he saw the positive impact of globalization in that more people had better opportunities and were coming out of poverty. However, they still worked in terrible…

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    Mary Anne Radmacher always says,“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying I will try again tomorrow (Radmacher).” In the book Sold by Patricia McCormick, Lakshmi grew up in a small village in Nepal where her family relied on crops. Lakshmi had to take a job in the city to support family. Lakshmi was sold into prostitution. Mumtaz, the cruel woman who runs the brothel, puts the prostitutes in horrific living conditions.Through perseverance…

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