Gross National Happiness in Bhutan
The concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) was introduced by our Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. It was developed in an attempt to define as an indicator that can measure the quality of life in more simple and emotional terms from the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).Blood Diamonds – The Currency Of Terror
The mining of diamonds in Africa and the subsequent sale of them to fund militant uprisings against the government, mainly in Western Africa especially during the 1990’s, was a major problem. These diamonds then became known as Blood Diamonds because of the widespread bloodshed they caused.Should Prostitution Be Legalized?
The United States Of America is one of the most developed countries in the world and yet prostitution is illegal. As sure as night follows day when there is something pronounced ‘illegal’ within a society, black market activity eventuates. With the blind eye of authority forever present, prostitutes will continue to peddle their illicit trade on deadly streets under the cover of darkness. Unfortunately in the underworld of prostitution, drugs and disease and violence and misery are never far away. Fortunately there is an organization that offers hope or even a way out.Diseases in Africa
Africa like other continents of the world has its share of diseases. Some of the most common diseases in Africa include malaria. Some of the risk areas include Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe among others.Contenders for Iraq and the Potential for Civil War
Iraq is at the intersection of three different cultures and competition for control of the country. Kurds, Shiites and Sunnis, all to manage their own affairs, that the Iraqi state. Since each has its own identity and his followers the potential for conflict is high.