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Can a Government run like a Corporation?

By Shane Joseph, published on Oct 29, 2011

The global shift to the right has resulted in governments of countries trying to run themselves like corporations; Dubai and Singapore are examples that come to mind. Privatization, less government, less taxes, and less social benefits are in fashion. And yet some governments are on the verge of bankruptcy, if not broke already. Is this due to the cause of “more government” or the effect of “less government”? Let’s look at these two entities a bit closer…

A corporation is organized to run an economic activity that provides a return to its shareholders. Beyond this important but narrow... (more)

Tags: dubai, singapore, corporate and government governancne, global shifts, corporate social responsibility

Iran arrests five British yatchsmen

By Mritunjay, published on Dec 1, 2009

Five British sailors have been detained by Iranian authorities after their racing yacht was stopped by the Iranian navy while sailing from Bahrain to Dubai. The racing yacht named the Kingdom Of Bahrain is owned by Sail Bahrain, was crewed by nine men including the five Britons. The yatch was apprehended last Wednesday after it set sail from Bahrain to Dubai. The boat is believed to have strayed off international waters, when it broke its propeller.

The detention of the men was made public yesterday by Britain's Foreign Office, though the officials said that they had contacted the Iranian... (more)

Tags: iran, world, crime, britain, uk politics, dubai, muscat, david miliband

Dubai's Shame Lies in Gaza

By Dan Ehrlich, published on Nov 28, 2009

The $60 billion financial crisis in Dubai, the less than full mammoth hotels, golf courses and indoor ski slopes, are glaring examples of a needless waste of cash that could have gone to aid and resettle Palestinian refugees. Yet, this isn’t new to the Palestinians who have been penned up in camps since 1948, either unwilling or unable to resettle elsewhere.

The Vatican claim that Gaza has become a concentration camp isn’t so far from the truth. Yet, this isn’t the fault of the Israelis so much as it is by design of the Arab nations, Dubai being one of them.

This is... (more)

Tags: israel, jews, middle east, arabs, gaza, dubai

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