Brain-based technology could end the immigration crisis

By Arlene Schar and Dr. David Leffler (As published in the Nov/Dec 2018 issue of The American’s Bulletin)– It is not necessary for President Trump to “shut down” the US government or close down the Southern US Border to obtain ideal border security. A scientific, field-tested solution to the immigration crisis already exists. It is cheaper, more effective, and more humane than building a wall and incarcerating immigrants. This solution, if successfully implemented, would elevate President Trump to the status of a great humanitarian and brilliant leader capable of solving seemingly unsolvable problems, should he embark on this course of action.

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Five Years of Spreading Luck: Everyone Needs a Little Help

By Tony Elumelu– In business the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention. While hard work is paramount – and I have written extensively about the importance of working hard – history and my own experiences show that there is often a large element of success that hard work alone cannot explain. It is simply not true that “you make your own luck.”

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One day won’t win the fight against corruption in Nigeria – SERAP

By Timothy Adewale– On December 9, Nigeria will join 185 other nations to mark International Anti-Corruption Day, the 15th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. It is important to raise awareness about the harm caused by corruption, demonstrate the progress made by the international community to unite against corruption, and reaffirm the urgency of this fight.

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