How African-American Turnout Dropped From 96% To 11% Over Just Two Decades​

The year is 1876, America is towards the end of what is known as the Reconstruction Era, the period from 1863-1877 where the remnants of Confederate nationalism and slavery ended. During this period, three Constitutional amendments were made. The 13th Amendment to abolish slavery The 14th Amendment, guaranteeing United States citizenship to all persons born…

The Issues Facing Pension Systems

As populations get older there is a common economic problem facing developed and emerging economies. The rise in life expectancy and the inflating of the median working age is leading to a strain on pre-existing pension systems, and creating a future that leaves younger generations in strife, as the dependency ratio reduces to new lows….

Falconry

Falconry is defined as an activity involving ‘taking quarry in its natural state and habitat by means of trained birds of prey‘, in laymen terms that means the hunting of prey in its natural habitat with a trained bird of prey. [1] This usually involves the use of different types of hawks and falcons, with…

Voting Systems

Recently a friend was asking me to assist them with a speech they had to write for school. They decided they wanted to tackle the issue of voting systems. So we did a bit of investigation into the Australian voting system for the House of Representatives. This is what I discovered: Currently, the House of…