I’m a four-time Top Writer here on Quora. Quora, as you all must be aware, is a site dedicated to asking and answering questions by anyone on the internet. They advertise their mission to be “to share and grow the world’s knowledge.” It’s also very heavily left-leaning, as it was started in the far-left haven of Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area. The first users all knew each other and invited their friends who invited their friends. It brought a great deal of talent, but also fed a sort of group-think in regards to something we all feel we are part of, but few have actual experience, such as politics, religion, and Game of Thrones. Continue reading How did Donald Trump win the 2016 US Presidential Election? by Jon Davis
About The Political Compass
In the introduction, we explained the inadequacies of the traditional left-right line.
If we recognise that this is essentially an economic line it’s fine, as far as it goes. We can show, for example, Stalin, Mao Tse Tung, and Pol Pot, with their commitment to a totally controlled economy, on the hard left. Socialists like Mahatma Gandhi and Robert Mugabe would occupy a less extreme leftist position. Margaret Thatcher would be well over to the right, but further right still would be someone like that ultimate free marketeer, General Pinochet.
That deals with Continue reading The Political Compass
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 | Bengtol, Assam, India
Hastily trodding with the bicycle in his hand and one of the packs of medicines is one of the relatives of the Village Headman.
This is Dababil; one of the most severely affected areas in the district of Chirang. Cut off entirely by the fury of the otherwise meek Aie River, the island has been reduced to almost 60% of its original land area and had suffered near complete inundation within just 3 days.
Assam is in a state of real emergency, having witnessed one of the most devastating floods to have ever occurred. Continue reading The Assam Floods – An Appeal