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Posts Tagged ‘colonialism’

July 2nd, 2017 - 12:10 am § in Hypocrisy

Time For an Independent Kurdistan

For many Iraqi Kurds, the time has come. BY ISHAAN THAROOR   The quest for an independent Kurdistan enters a new phase Earlier this month, Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq, said a nonbinding referendum on independence will be held Sept. 25. Officials s[...]

May 16th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Misc.


Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa Of Billions In Natural Resource Dollars[...]

February 15th, 2016 - 8:59 am § in Misc.

THE Ave DIALOG : A Norwegian and a Nigerian Debate Immigration

Knut Robert Knutsen I know that we have a problem in Norway with Christian churches taking an interest in Muslims who have been rejected for asylum but are undergoing the (tedious and often time consuming) appeals process. While they may not be persecuted in their country when they come here, if the[...]

October 30th, 2015 - 8:51 am § in Misc.

CHARLIE JAMES: Two Racists, Different Honors

Aisha Williams with Leftie Simpson and 3 others[...]

June 9th, 2015 - 1:10 am § in America

Americans DENIED US Citizenship Based on Race?

Last week the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship does not apply to island territories including American Samoa. Agreeing with the Obama administration’s lawyers, the DC Circuit relied on and even expa[...]

March 31st, 2015 - 2:45 pm § in America, Jefferson


Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria may have held its first true, fair election 55 years after Great Britain granted the Federation of Nigeria full independence as a constitutional democracy including three the country’s  three quite distinct regions. What a great event!  As one of my friends 50[...]

March 21st, 2015 - 1:41 am § in Uncategorized

CHINA: China goes Imperialist

China is getting ready to surge troops into Africa to protect its economic interests Posted by Craig Hill ⋅ March 20, 2015   Chinese activities in Africa have expanded massively during the last decade. To be sure, most of this has been purely economic — such as bartering access to natural res[...]

October 17th, 2013 - 12:17 pm § in Misc.

Read The Great Books: Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe was buried in Nigeria, last June. Have you read his books?  He is one of my favorites.  I will miss him.[...]