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Reconfirming World System Connectedness

Reconfirming World System Connectedness

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The exciting thing about these elections is the number of new voters who have just turned 18+ and have never voted so far. The most striking thing of these elections are the advertisements on mass media where celebrities are promoting the elections by encouraging the youth to come out and vote, but we could never be sure if they are serious or joking because they all are showing ‘the middle finger’. Is the symbolism of it to be interpreted as ‘cocking a snook’ at the elections or are we to assume they do not know the meaning of their actions. May be there is some deeper meaning and we don’t know. On a more serious note, we had earlier in the year seen the impact of world system connectedness and I appreciate all of you who took the time out to read it, think about it and particular
Environment Vs Development

Environment Vs Development

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Ecology and Economics are closely related issues. Being a student of Economics, I’ve studied that inclusive development is not possible without adequate emphasis on environmental protection. Development and environment need to be seen as complementary, not antagonistic terms. After all, if there is no Earth left, where will development take place?! Today, when the world is facing the harmful consequences of global warming and depletion of resources, environment conservation has become a topic of global significance, not just an issue with local importance. The matter is of paramount relevance in a developing economy like ours, as environment degradation drastically offsets improvements achieved by economic prosperity, apart from having serious implications for distributive justice. I

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