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    Indonesia Case Analysis

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    Indonesia is one of the countries with abundance of natural resources with large populations. According to World Bank (2013) Indonesia is lower middle income country with GDP around 868.3 billion US dollar and the population is 249.9 million, while poverty headcount ration at national poverty line is 11.3% on 2014. The contention appear that this wealth resources country get the benefit or even get worse with the plenty of their natural resources. The economic growth in Indonesia in period 1970-1980 was promoted by the inclined production of oil and higher price of oil on world market. Rosser (2007) argues that Indonesia on Soehartoe’s regimes could overcome resource curse because of technocratic influence on macroeconomic and fiscal policy. He also found that external cold war incentives the economic opportunities for Indonesia government, such as support from western governments and international organizations. In Indonesia’s case as Rosser (2007) claims that the conspicuously unusual economic growth in Indonesia over the period 1970s until 1980s was induces by oil and gas export with 70% annual revenues for central government, while the economic growth in these periods is between 6-10%. The question in here is what makes Indonesia could achieve economic growth and overcome the natural resource curse in this period and what the implications on this nation. To answer this question I will start to examine the policy behind the success story of Indonesia growth. First in the…

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    For many of us, conflict over natural resources is not a part of everyday life. But in many places around the world, access to natural resources cannot be taken for granted. Conflict over natural resources is often part of a larger struggle over political, social, and economic power. The control over water, land, and oil has economically and socially changed the world. They have been used to secure power because of how important they are to society. The consequences for wrongly abusing these…

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    The Army Nurse Corps started in 1901 and the Navy Nurse Corps began in 1908. Both groups rushed to Pearl Harbor to help after the attack and started with a combined number of 8,000 nurses. These women served in theaters all over the world even in combat zones which were exhausting and challenging living conditions. Many nurses also had to endure without ample supplies and had tropical illnesses and diseases. These women served under fire in Field Hospitals, Evacuation Hospitals, on Hospital…

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    their claims. Proponents argue that fracking has lifted the current economy by increasing jobs. Extraction jobs may provide short term growth, but eventually this growth will plummet. This loss happens as extraction sites gain attention from other investors. Once invested, a site develops an overabundance in resources, thus sinking firm costs. Overabundance will cause job loss in the process as firms can’t recover (Twomey et.al.). Jobs are also temporary since extraction only provides cash flow…

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    including conquering the land, battling natives tribes in a bid to secure settlements, while at the same time trying to stay true to their religious, entrepreneurial, and socio-ethical roots acquired in their former lands back in Europe. Through their writings, the soldier, administrator and adventurer John Smith, Poet Anne Bradstreet and Governor William Bradford depict an America whose lands were initially hard to subdue and inhabited by a people wary of the settlers who kept coming in droves…

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    In recent years, women’s rights advocates have been calling for an expansion and inclusion of women in all military positions. The argument is that women have already been in combat and these feminist groups assert that the current exclusion of women is a form of sex discrimination. While it is true that women have in been in a firefight, these women on the ground are mostly auxiliary forces serving as medics or liaisons with female civilians. However, the idea of placing women in direct combat…

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    Ww1 Unit 1 Research Paper

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    It has been omitted from history the suffering females experienced during the great war, even though they were close enough to the firing lines to see the true monstrosities of war. It was reported that there were about 9,000 women volunteering in the Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), 13,124 female nurses in the Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve) (QAIMNS(r)), about 500 women that were part of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY), and 82,857 in the women's Voluntary Aid…

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    Its 1218 and growing up to have no fear, but war and violence is key to the nomadic empire I am a part of. Overlooking my camp, I have spent fifteen years preparing myself to become one of the warriors of a huge army full of fearsome fighters known in Central/Northern Asia, for the rest of my life. Ever since I was young enough to remember, I have been training with horses with hunting and herding them. Now that I am of age to be a part of the military life, I was given four horses to alternate…

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    Is this land our land? In Woody Guthrie’s poem, “This Land Is Your Land,” the tone is set to be a joyful song, but the tone twists towards the end. As I read, I interpreted the poem in the tone of joy which transforms into disillusion when the speaker questions, “Is this land made for you and me?” (Guthrie line 24). Reading Guthrie’s poem, I came to the conclusion that because of all the hardships America went through in the 1930s, the American dream is not for everyone regardless of one’s…

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    named Emma Goldman produced a speech in 1908 called “Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty” within it she analyzes what patriotism actually means. Inside the speech an important quote in which she alludes to America becoming the most powerful nation in the world, and eventually planting her iron foot on the necks of all other nations (Voices of A People’s History pg. 271 ). In the essay to follow I will analyze, and explain the meaning behind this. I will also take a deeper look at if what she…

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