Posts from the ‘Essays’ category

Preventing peace in the Israel-Palestinian conflict

The Israel-Palestinian conflict has endured despite various attempts over time to produce any resolutions for sustaining peace. In order to examine this conflict, a distinction between the negotiating aspect of the obstacles to peace and the obstacles of implementing peace proposals for these issues will be made, focusing solely on the obstacle towards negotiation.

From Main Street to Wall Street: Analysing Opposition to the Wall Street Bailout

The Wall Street Bailout (WSB) refers to the purchasing of toxic mortgage-backed security assets from failing banks by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) in the wake of the 2007-08 financial crisis.  The Fed was granted these powers under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP), a $700 billion program enacted by Congress in October 2008 to stabilise and restore confidence in the American banking system.