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The real reason behind the rise in hate crimes

Not without exceptions, but discrimination based on race, gender and class have significantly reduced in the 21st century. Despite this, the rectification brought about by the many movements in the past several decades hasn’t been enough to eradicate centuries of inequity and exploitation. In fact, the racist rhetorics used by our present-day politicians is reviving the intolerance towards certain groups

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Brief History and basics, a complete guide to the Foreign Exchange Market

INTRODUCTION: A conversion of one currency into another is termed as Foreign Exchange or Forex. The foreign exchange market is a global decentralized marketplace for traders to buy, sell, exchange and speculate on currencies. In the foreign exchange market, currencies are traded virtually around the clock with the largest trading centres being in London, New York, Tokyo and Singapore. The

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The present and the future of African Tourism and its potential for growth

Just within a few decades, international tourism has become an integral part of the economic industry with many countries heavily relying on it. Earlier, people from developed nations played tourists in other developed nations, but now, with tourists searching for adventure and being relatively more open to other cultures, this is changing. After seeing rapid growth in Asia with the

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President Trump has started Trade Wars that could last for decades

On July 6, President Trump slapped the world’s most populous nation with 25% tariffs – a tax on imported goods – on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods. The initial round of tariffs saw China retaliate with similar taxes on US goods worth the same amount. Despite having a healthy relationship with Xi Jinping, China’s president for life, Donald Trump

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Breaking down 5 technologies of the next decade

Although we are living in exciting times with science and technology thriving, we have never done true justice to the power of scientific discovery and innovation. As Michio Kaku wrote in his book, “predictions for the future, with a few exceptions, have always underestimated the pace of technological progress.” We are making technological breakthroughs faster than ever and our ability

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US’ pullout from the Iran Nuclear Deal and mounting tensions between Iran & Israel

The Iran Nuclear Deal — agreed with the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany — was signed in 2015 to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Under the agreement, Iran would limit its nuclear activities in return for eased economic sanctions. In the past few months, many countries, notably Israel and the United States, have been vocal about Iran’s nuclear programme

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