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Human Rights and the WPK

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North Korean politics runs in the style of generational dictatorship with restrictions on freedom of expression and routine human rights abuses. Amidst the existence of minor parties, the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), the ruling party since 1948, has a totalitarian grip on government, being the only legally accepted party in the country. The military plays an important role in […]

Capitalism in Modern America

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Capitalism is an economic system where people can practice private ownership with the aid of production, distribution and exchange. Capitalists are known to have a greater freedom in operating or managing their property to profiteer from competitive conditions. Karl Marx popularised the term during the 19th century outlining that the arrangement tends to create wealthy individuals […]

The Lesser-Known Issues of Overcrowded Housing

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Research from Shelter showcases more than half of a million homes in the nation to be overcrowded. Social housing allocates about seven square metres space for children to play and develop in, which is much less than the national average. It is an unacceptable condition for kids to be spending their childhood in because it direly impacts […]

Should the British newspaper industry be regulated by Downing Street ?

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In light of the recent scandals surrounding some of the major newspapers in the country, some deep-rooted issues about how the media functions have surfaced. The phone-hacking affair and the year long Leveson inquiry into press ethics and practices has revealed that the press does need a iron grip over what it chooses to publish. Broadcasters are regulated by Ofcom, apart from […]

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