Art and Politics

Art and Politics examines how the combination can be detrimental to the integrity of the artist and to the quality of art produced by a culture as a whole. Art and politics in my view are like mixing oil and water. Great ingredients for salad dressing but lethal for art. forboligejere  Granted that many old… Continue reading Art and Politics

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Aftershock: The Next Economy And America’s Future by Robert B Reich – Current Affairs Book Review

America’s economic Crash of 2008 was directed almost universally at Wall Street. In his September release, entitled, Aftershock: The Next Economy And America’s Future, Robert B. Reich argues differently. He believes the real problem is structural: There’s an increasing concentration of wealth at the top, while middle class Americans struggle to maintain a decent standard… Continue reading Aftershock: The Next Economy And America’s Future by Robert B Reich – Current Affairs Book Review

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Thailand’s Short Term Economic and Political Perspective 2010

Thai economic growth is projected to rise between approximately 4 to 5 percent on higher exports and rising economic fundamentals in 2010, reflecting increases in tourist arrivals and employment, as well as the new AFTA Asian Free Trade Agreement. However, political difficulties and domestic turbulence should also be factored in. The current situation is littered… Continue reading Thailand’s Short Term Economic and Political Perspective 2010

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The Integration of Faith and Politics

The church is God’s community; this is a spiritual community of faith with mandate to represent the interest of God on earth. Through this spiritual community, God wants to reach out to the secular community. We are to evangelize the community towards God. This is our first assignment to preach repentance. And then demonstrate the… Continue reading The Integration of Faith and Politics

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Recession – Past, Present, And Politics

Though the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has yet to classify the current economic slump as a “recession,” most commentators would agree that the economy is heading in that direction. Martin Feldstein, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, recently noted that, “we have been sliding into recession [and]…I think it could go on longer… Continue reading Recession – Past, Present, And Politics

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