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Some problems with pension

For most people, there are at least two significant phases in life in which you are economically dependent on others: during your childhood and during old age.  Most national societies … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Social policy and soft power: How institutions can boost a nation’s international status 

Joseph S. Nye of Harvard University popularized the concept of “soft power” when addressing the growing importance of China in the Asian community.  More traditional modes of power, e.g. economic … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment