Monthly Archives: January 2011

Use of Web 2.0 in our Education System for improving Cross-Cultural Skills

In today’s knowledge-based economy, and in a globalized world, cross-cultural skills are becoming more and more essential, and critical for success. It is becoming increasingly common to have peers, co-workers, and business partners from different cultures and backgrounds, speaking different … Continue reading

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The rise and the FALL of the Tea Party Movement!

The Tea Party movement emerged in 2009 through a series of locally and nationally coordinated protests. And the movement has been on the rise ever since! Named after the original American tax revolt in 1773, the Tea Party movement brings … Continue reading

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President Obama’s revised strategy for Iraq, after he reads Collier’s book “The Bottom Billion”

President Barack Obama’s article unveiling his new Iraq strategy – October, 2010 “My fellow Americans. I’m writing this article to announce my administration’s new strategy on Iraq, and share my thoughts and reasonings behind this strategy.

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Lets “Undivide” the “Digital Divide”

The impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on an economy is well documented. But going forward, in an information-based global economy, will ICT survive the test of time and space? What will be the factors that will influence the … Continue reading

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Human Security and Education

In defining security, it is important that human security not be equated with human development. Human development is a broader concept, defined as a process of widening the range of people’s choices. Human security means that people can exercise these … Continue reading

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Diffusion Based Strategy for Universal Broadband

In early 2009, the Untied States Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which called upon the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to develop a National Broadband Plan, which would provide a roadmap for ensuring that every American has affordable access … Continue reading

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