Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Africa

Breaking the Camouflage Wall of Silence

When AFRICOM evaluates itself, the news is grim.

OGADEN: Ethiopia’s Hidden Shame

The film records the distressing stories of three extraordinary young women, Anab, Maryama and Fatuma.

An Exceptional Nation? French Foreign Policy and the 21st Century Scramble...

There seems to be no amount of human suffering and destruction that can’t be excused when undertaken by western countries who are always deemed to have good intentions, while those opposed to them are tarred as savages at best and pure evil at worst.

Egyptian Government Arrests Three Journalists in Three Days

Earlier this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of holding record numbers of journalists behind bars this year. Now the CPJ is demanding Egyptian authorities immediately release three journalists who were recently arrested.

VIDEO: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods...

One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.

On Green Energy, Ethiopia Leaves US in the Dust

Ethiopia is doing almost no damage to the Earth by its carbon emissions—far from that of the U.S. And now the country's government wants to cut even those tiny emissions. Shame on America.

As Nigerian Massacre Evidence Grows, Questions Swirl over Collusion Between Boko...

The massacre in northern Nigeria has killed and injured hundreds, possibly thousands. Boko Haram, a military terrorist group in Africa, is responsible for this horrific attack.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.