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    Through history, the United States went through a series of events that were fluctuating between good and bad. The United States shifted from the expanding welfare state in 1960s to neoliberalism in the 1970s and 1980s through neoliberal policies. This shift was purely bad because it affected the nation negatively. Neoliberalism is an economic and social theory that free markets and free trade is the best way to structure society. This means reducing society to no regulations and privatization of every aspect of economic and social life. As a result the United States moved from being the world’s largest creditor nation to the world’s largest debtor nation. These neoliberal policies on trade deficit, deindustrialization, deregulations, and supply-side…

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    Every country in the world has different beliefs and values. Having your own beliefs and values means having individualism. Individualism is the moral stance, political philosophy, or social outlook that emphasizes the individual. This means you follow your own beliefs and don’t follow what others do. The United States is independent and they follow their own rules. Americans remain more individualistic than those in Western European countries since they have less support from other countries. …

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    Being born on December 7, 2001, I am classified as a Sagittarius; an honest extrovert with open-minded, philosophical views.1 Although there is no scientific evidence that shows astrology is valid, people in the past still used it as a key element to make sense of their life. Today, few people take astrology seriously, and instead, we look to our global and personal histories to get a better understanding of who we are. On my birthday, one of the most essential events in shaping the United…

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    The Democracy in The U.S. “Demoskratis”, from Greek “people hold power”, also known in modern English as Democracy, is a term used in politics to define the liberty of individuals to exercise their equal power within a society. While many believe that a developed society is a democratic society, it is not always true; in fact, many of so-called “developed countries” do not share equal power and opportunities among the population, which is one of the key aspect of the Democracy. Among these…

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    liberalism in general and the Keynesian welfare state in particular, with a selective return to classical liberalism (Hackworth 10). Neoliberalism ideals have allowed these cites to appropriate their needs and services to only certain sectors that may be in the most need or repair. Independent…

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    United States Oligarchy

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    James M. Keating Dr. Paul Landow PSCI 8040 26 September 2014 Midterm Essay: The United States of an Oligarchy Introduction Based on common public discourse, left leaning circles from revolutionaries to communists love to point out the inconsistencies of democracy. The United States is always at the forefront of that conversation because of their overwhelming economic and military might (although the economic gulf that exists today is smaller than the decade following the Cold War). As the…

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    In today’s society, we are told that we live in a democracy; a political system governed by the rule of the majority. A more accurate definition from the Oxford Dictionary is, “A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives”. With monetarily driven corruption and lobbying by the private sector influencing the policies that govern our society, it is difficult to consider our economic structure as such. Our…

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    Kucharski 29 April 2017 USA: A Democracy Or Not? The world views the United States as try to spread democracy. If you ask the average American whether the United States was a republic or a democracy most would answer, a democracy. In the Gettysburg address Abraham Lincoln called America a: “government of the people, by the people, for the people.” When just reading this statement it sounds as if Lincoln was the president of a democracy. Surprisingly, however, the United States is not, and never…

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    what do you envision? Many assume wealth is owning a sports car, wearing designer clothes, living in a huge house, and taking scenic vacations. However, many also assume that it’s impossible to move up in America nowadays. With crippling student loans, exploitive companies hiring unpaid interns for “work experience”, and the rising cost of living, it can seem hard to break even, much less get rich. Unfortunately, this is becoming increasingly true. My firm, the Lewand Advisors Corporation,…

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    BMI In The United States

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    There is no doubt that the United States of America is perceived as one of the most obese counties in the world. America is notoriously known for fast food restaurant chains and value sizing all types of meals. With various types of food being consumed, many resources the world has to offer are being wasted away in the stomachs of the Americans. The time has come for the United States Government to consider whether or not if they should control the diets of their citizens. The government should…

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