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Archive for December 9th, 2016

Observations of an Expat: Populism reaches its zenith

AFP photo   By Tom Arms The populist right is riding high—for now. Unfortunately for them, world demographics are stacked against them. And demographics—like the tides of history—are unstoppable.

Castro: From Liberator to Dictator

By Sami Jamil Jadallah America, the great democracy, could never find a dictator it did not like; of course, there are always exceptions to the rules, and the exception is Fidel Castro.

Poetry

Kevork Djansezian   By Nwibo Chinecherem Precious

You want to be elected In Kenya? Go ahead and steal!

Will Boase/AFP   By Joe Khamisi Do you want to go for an elective office in Kenya? Then do one thing: steal!

Thousands of Mongolians risk homelessness due to urban redevelopment failings

Noel Sampson   By Amnesty International The Mongolian authorities are failing residents of Ulaanbaatar with an urban redevelopment process that is putting thousands of people at risk of forced eviction and homelessness, human rights NGO Amnesty International said in a new report published.

Poetry

Adde Adekosan   By Abdulrahman M Abu-yaman