Month: May 2012

London riots
Education Governance Nation Building

London riots

  The riots in England are both shocking and concerning in their scale and duration. Particularly as England is democratic and developed nation. The unrest highlights the multiple areas of social dysfunction; which is evident in English and other modern societies of today. Culture: Youth today are brought up in […]

The benefits of privatisation of essential services are questionable
Economics Energy Governance Nation Building

The benefits of privatisation of essential services are questionable

  Private enterprise is primarily concerned with maximising profits, to increase the returns to shareholders; which makes the shares more attractive and increases the share price. This increases the value of the company concerned. The bonuses and remuneration paid to the company’s CEO and other executives are often based upon […]

Global Financial Crisis
Economics Governance

Global Financial Crisis

  The banking sector, as a provider of credit in the form of loans towards personal and business finance: is essential to the growth of the economy and as such, plays a central and pivotal role in capitalistic markets. The GFC almost plunged many economies towards a Great Depression. The […]