Stratification is a malicious tool used by the ruling class to diverge us from those well-established institutional problems and hinder us from bringing social changes. This essay will utilize various sociology theories to discuss how common people are forced to form the reality of a stratified society, why it is dangerous and whether there exist possible solutions.
On 14 April 1912, RMS Titanic, one of the most well-known ships in that era and hitherto, struck an iceberg while cruising at full speed towards New York City. Failing to withstand the damage, the Titanic soon sank after midnight, killing more than 1,500 people on board. This report will introduce the general information about this accident and discuss some ethical issues behind it. It is intended for the general public who is interested in the incident but has no knowledge of shipbuilding, so only the management aspects of the failure will be included.
On Sept. 24, 2021, Chinese authorities officially announced a final and full-scale crackdown on cryptocurrency trading and mining businesses within its border. Almost immediately, one of the most popular crypto trading platforms in China, Huobi, announced that they would stop new registrations and gradually retire existing accounts by Dec. 31. The global crypto market fell […]
SMOKING will be banned in all indoor public venues and workplaces in Shanghai from March next year. The ban will cover hotels, restaurants, offices, airports, railway stations and entertainment venues after a new smoking regulation was approved by the Shanghai People’s Congress Standing Committee yesterday. Under the new regulation, hotels cannot have rooms designated for […]
I think that our local council should collect paper, plastic and recyclables from our houses directly. Currently, in Shanghai, most communities that run recycling projects ask people to bring their garbage to a center in the community. And this is one of the reason why only a few people support and do recycling. First, unlike […]
I watched The Truman’s Show, a really great film that was worth to see, last night. The film attracted and touched me in various ways: the evil and horrible director, Truman with unswerving determination, the people around the world who all cares about his life…… However, the film not only makes me think about what […]
Microcredit, which is a kind of small loan for the poor to help them set their own businesses and get rid of poverty, has experienced an explosive growth in the last decade. Except the non-government organizations, finding a commercial opportunity in microfinance, some for-profit companies have received a huge amount of investment in recent years. […]
Introduction Definition: Savant Syndrome is a condition in which persons with various development disabilities but astonishing special islands of ability or brilliance. Origin and history: It was first named Idiot Savant in 1887 by Dr. J. Langdon Down. However, the term Idiot Savant is replaced by Savant Syndrome now. It was used to describe people […]