Are Europeans fundamentally racist?

Switzerland has a unique form of democracy which allows for referendums to be held on any issue so long as the proponents gather a minimum of 100,000 certified signatures supporting the referendum.  The Ecopop group of environmentalists have recently gathered 120,700 certified signatures supporting their referendum demand: a cap on population growth More...

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By Tristan Fischer On Monday, October 15th, 2012
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The North African Threat and Mediterranean Reunification

North Africa does not appear to be a military and political threat to the European Union.  Why should it?  In the last few years most of its countries have been convulsed by revolutions and are in disarray.   More...

By historyfuturenow On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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What the Roman Empire can teach us about the benefits of immigration

Amy Chua is a Yale University history professor who gave a speech in 2008 about the five Hyper Powers that have existed in history.  The main thrust of her thesis is that societies that are open and tolerant of More...

By historyfuturenow On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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What Japan can teach the world about Robots, Immigration and Old Age

Japan is at the forefront of the humanoid robotics revolution.  This is not just an expression of Japan’s electro mechanical prowess, but runs deeper: it is part of a cultural phenomenon.  Robots in Japanese More...