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Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Inequality

Intro<p>What are the consequences of innovations in technology? Shaping economies and social orders, it is clear that technology plays a large role in …

Computer Science

The Truth About the Wage Gap

Foreword<p>This is quite a touchy subject with many people feeling very strongly about the topic of the 'wage gap' and gender equality in general. The …

Gender

Margaret Thatcher the “Iron Lady” – Former Prime Minister of Great Britain

Margaret Thatcher was a British stateswoman and the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. From 1975 to 1990 she was the Leader of the …

Politics

The Exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union

The Results and Analysis of the Voting Figures<p>The overall turnout was 72% of those eligible to vote. A simple majority, however small, was sufficient …

Monsanto Takeover by Bayer: Good or Bad?

Monsanto and Bayer<p>The acquisition of Monsanto Bayer is the largest foreign acquisition ever for a German company. The deal has a total value of 66 …

Political Parties and Symbols: Origins and Meanings

What is the Origin and Meaning of Some Widely Used Political Terms and Symbols?<p>Do you know why the United States has political parties, why certain …

14 Facts About Obama's Presidency Most People Don’t Know

Obama's Presidency: The Facts<p>People have many perceptions of how the US economy or the country as a whole has done in recent years. Depending on your …