The Road of Ruins

My hands gripped to the railing, I peered down at the ancient brickwork laid out in the dimensions of a house. My fingers twitched as the suburban road stretched on ahead of me in the middle of the fresh, morning mist which mingled with the scent of a bit tongue splashed across the dashboard, dribbled down soft flesh onto the stone blocks below. 

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.

Delphic Oracle

Voice of the Apollo: The influence of the Delphic oracle on culture and politics of Greece in the 6th to 4th centuries BCE

The oracle at Delphi, defined as both the response given to a question and the person (priestess) who gives the response, was believed to be the vessel through which the god Apollo spoke. By acting as the voice of the Gods, the oracle had a profound influence on the culture and politics of Greece, particularly during the height of the oracle’s power between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE.