Online comments, whether random or posted by a credible source, affect our perceptions and choices regarding health and healthcare decisions.
50 years after Singapore gained independence, official statistics by the Ministry of Education, Singapore, reveal that Malays have sustained low academic achievement. Therefore, the possibility of a politically induced systemic inequality as a point of investigation has been raised. The relationship between this system and the reproduction of inequality, particularly through education policy, remains unclear.
Researchers studying the first three seasons of the AMC hit show The Walking Dead found the show and its characters push family as the best hope for the end times, rather than government, science or religion, and this redefinition of the zombie genre can help explain how the show has amassed its 14-million-per-episode fan base.
Using Facebook to express support for politicians and their parties is standard practice for voters these days – but does how many ‘likes’ a party has before an election have any bearing on the eventual results? A new study of the 2014 Indian election published in the Asian Journal of Political Science suggests that it does.