Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s volatile path to democracy

Political parties aligned along ethnic lines intensifies existing divisions; political groups need to evolve that are free from any specific ethnic association.

The need for unity in Ethiopia

It will take time, cooperation, tolerance, and goodwill to address these fundamental societal issues.

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in one day

Ethiopia has planted over 350 million trees as part of a national “green legacy” initiative to plant and grow 4 billion trees...

A political renaissance in Ethiopia: What should change look like?

This is a truly historic time for Ethiopia, general elections are scheduled to take place in 2020, between now and then the opportunity exists for a national debate to take place.

A time of hope for Ethiopia

As the country begins to move forward, those working for change need to be encouraged and supported in their efforts.

Ethiopia: Final days of the TPLF regime

The TPLF is in chaos, their tyranny is coming to an end.

Ethiopia’s economic growth hides fear and oppression in the one-party state

The people of Ethiopia are desperate for democratic change.

Ethiopia: Peaceful protest to armed uprising

This unprecedented uprising may be held at bay for a time, restrained by force and unjust legislation, but people rightly sense this is the moment for change.

A Lion Wakes: Understanding Ethiopia’s Protests

The government’s slogan “Ethiopia Rising”, has become true for very different reasons than they may have hoped over the last year.

Ethiopians are Crying out for Freedom and Justice

The ruling party of Ethiopia needs to stop the violence, but will no doubt ignore such reasonable calls. The movement for change, however, is sweeping through the country, and the struggle for freedom will go on.

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”