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Rethinking U.S. Drug Policy

Rethinking U.S. Drug Policy
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A recent study by the UK’s Home Office found no evidence that “drug use in a country is affected by how “tough” or “soft” the government’s response is, showing that the severity of criminal penalties has little effect on drug use”. Auhtor: Sanja Sontor Ever since it has been declared by Nixon in 1971, the […]

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Achieving the Necessary

Achieving the Necessary
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In our culture, partly due to deeply ingrained gender stereotypes, it is still somewhat difficult to associate “power” roles with women. These stereotypes extend beyond image to performance, convincing us that men are more capable than women. Author: Sanja Sontor A father and a son are in a car accident. The father dies instantly. The […]

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The Great Gatsby Effect

The Great Gatsby Effect
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The Unites Stated and South Sudan are the only two nations still refusing to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Author: Sanja Sontor Allow me to paint you a picture of the United States (U.S.). The U.S. is a vital democracy and one of the richest countries in world. The U.S. […]

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Don’t Lag Behind!

Don’t Lag Behind!
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The European growth has been substandard for the last decades, but only recently have policymakers understood that Europe’s performance is closely linked to the performance of its universities. Author: Sanja Sontor Universities are essential to economic growth. University innovation and research encourage investments, exports, and a more balanced economy, whereas university research environments generate highly […]

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Greying Of Europe: No Color, Please!

Greying Of Europe: No Color, Please!
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Is immigration a panacea for EU’s rapidly ageing population? Find out in our latest op-ed piece. Author: Sanja Sontor Meet Rikardo Racz. Rikardo is the first baby born in Hungary in 2015 and the one who divided the nation by stirring the never quiescent national debate about immigration and racism. National media noted his birth; […]

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