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  • Anti-HIV Drug Prices and Generics Availability

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    As drug research into HIV and AIDS continues, there is a continual fight to lower anti-HIV drug prices and develop generics. This struggle has been in place since the first drugs came on the market that effectively fights HIV and prevents development of full-blown AIDS. The fact is that the fastest growing areas of HIV…

  • Universal Access to Anti-HIV Therapy

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    Anti-HIV therapy refers to using a combination of anti-retroviral drugs to block viral replication, relieve HIV symptoms and delay the progression of the disease. This treatment has become so successful that researchers have observed dramatic decreases in morbidity and mortality in countries having access to it. The success of anti-HIV therapy has also caused quite…

  • Spirituality and Politics

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    pirituality is simply what comes from within. What feels right for us, and that comes primarily from understanding who we are. There are things that feel right for us, things that don’t, things we want and things don’t want. Living spiritually does not mean sitting on a mountain top meditating, or divorcing ourselves from the…

  • Global Economic and Political Issues

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    In an article written and published by Ed Crooks on January 6, 2011 entitled “America: Riveting Prospects,” he writes about why companies in America are opposed to exporting. Buzzfeedquiz To summarize his article, showcased is the Middle River Aircraft systems plant where the world famous Rosie the Riveter, during the second World War, represented the…

  • Home Renovation – The Bad Economy and “Rogue Contractors”

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    With the economy in the dumper and new commercial construction virtually non-existent a good many subcontractors and construction laborers are likely to consider becoming residential renovation contractors. Historically a large percentage of residential renovation contractors are unqualified, inexperienced and underfunded even in a good market. Most subcontractors who have made their living in their niche…

  • Techno fiction Writing Tips – Part 4 of 4 – Building Believable Economic and Political Systems

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    One of the first things to keep in mind is that an economic system is not a money system. A money system is part of the economic system, but economy is so much more. An economy is about how the resources of a world are exploited and how the wealth created by that exploitation is…

  • Will China Displace the US as the World’s Economic and Political Superpower

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    Over the past 15 years I have had the privilege of travelling to China on a regular basis and have witnessed the fantastic economic miracle that has seen the transformation of China into a modern economy. Fmmagazines  Cities such as Shanghai and Beijing have been literally transformed in less than a generation into gleaming cities…

  • Guild Wars 2: The In-Game Economy and Leveling Up

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    When it comes to the game economy in Guild Wars 2, there are 2 main currencies in use: the primary being coins which is made up of gold and its different units while guilds make use of influence. Influence is used for buying upgrades and what not for guilds and is a necessity for joining…

  • Personal Interest and Politics

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    Suppose if we live in the time of Smith, in the middle of the 18th century, when people began to study political economy. Many discussions on the production and distribution put emphasis on social tasks. For traders said that should decide ‘right price’, to not require to take interest on loans and to perform various…

  • How to Improve the US Economy – A Political Perspective

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    The United States has been in a recession since December, 2007, as defined by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a private, nonprofit research organization. But the American people, and the Osama administration along with the democrat majority congress, seem to be at odds on how to fix the US economy. A robust US economy…