Chinese Economic Reform

Two years after the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, it became apparent to many of China’s leaders that economic reform was necessary. During his tenure as China’s premier, Mao had encouraged social movements such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution which had had as their bases ideologies such as serving the […]

Electoral Reform in Canada

The issue of electoral reform has become more important than ever in Canada in recent years as the general public has come to realize that our current first-past-the-post, winner-take-all system, formally known as single-member plurality (SMP) has produced majority governments of questionable legitimacy. Of the major democracies in the world, Canada, the United States, and […]

welfare reform

Welfare Reform: A Permanent Solution or a Temporary Band Aid? Welfare Reform is a very big factor in our American society .It is need by many, hated by most. Some see it as a handout to the lazy, or a helping to those facing hard times. The debate continues, even in the face of sweeping […]

Reform Judaism In the 19th Century

The most extreme precursor to the Reform movement was a man by the name of Samuel Holdheim. He was born in 1806 in Kempo in the province of Posen. At a young age he studied at a yeshiva and received a Talmudic education. He began to study German and secular subjects after his marriage to […]

The Congo Reform Association

In 1904, Dr. Henry Guinness, Roger Casement and Edmund Dene Morel founded the Congo Reform Association. This was a movement whose main objective was to assist the impoverished workforce in the Congo. They did this by drawing attention to their plight. Prior to this, a Swedish missionary, Mr. Sjoblom, together with Rev. J. Murphy of […]

The European Union’s Data Protection Reform

Introduction Internet users all over the world and Europeans in particular have adjusted the new ways of sharing their information using various social networks. Therefore, the remote data storing has become a significant part of people’s lives. It is also important to note the importance of personal data to many businesses as it has become […]

Social Issues and Progressive Movement

The answer is False. Social issues were an important factor for the emergence of the Progressive Movement during the Industrial Age. The Progressive Era has been referred to as an era that was spent in addressing certain economic and social reforms. This movement has been joined by both advocates from the Democratic and Republican parties […]

The Prison Litigation Reform Act

The Prison Litigation Reform Act – passed in 1996 – was, according to David Schoenbrod of the Cato Institute, “a watershed in the struggle over whether judges or elected mayors and legislators should have the power to make municipal policy. ” (“Empowering“ n. pag) On the other hand, many other highly respected sources – including […]

Abstracts for Welfare Reform

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity Publish date:September 22, 2010 Author:Bitler, Marianne P. ; Hoynes, Hilary W. The 1996 welfare reform led to sweeping changes to the central cash safety net program for families with children. Along with other changes, the reform imposed lifetime time limits for receipt of cash welfare, effectively ending its entitlement nature […]

Campaign Finance Reform

This concept aims to reduce the amount of contributions given to a political party running for office. Essentially, this is a move to make the political playing field fair. Current Proposals for Reform One method is to give each participating candidate a predetermined amount of money. In order to qualify for this privilege, the candidate […]

Telecommunications Reform Act

In this age of information, telecommunication has been placed in an increasingly ‘high’ place. As information retrieval and intelligence activities become more crucial in sustaining and developing businesses, rights regarding telecommunication have also become more important in nature.

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