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Archive for April 4th, 2017

Sebastian Gorka: Dreams of Fighting Jihad

FB photo   By Binoy Kampmark Counter-terrorism has been a pop field for some decades. As vague as what it purports to counter, it has generated a pundocracy of sorts, guns and mouths for hire across the US imperium and its associate powers.

Bombed in their homes, civilians in Mosul blame reckless coalition forces

AP photo   By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International When they heard that there would be airstrikes on their neighborhood in eastern Mosul, Wa’ad Ahmad al-Tai and his family did exactly as they were told.

Poetry

Logor Olumuyiwa   By Ògbeni Làgbàyí

From forced labour in fairs to child begging, US study reveals new forms of slavery

Robert Galbraith/Reuters     By Anastasia Moloney From the exploitation of workers in carnivals to forcing people into door-to-door sales, more under-reported forms of modern slavery are emerging in the United States which need to be tackled, according to a report released.

DRC President Kabila remains as negotiations continue

AP photo   By Sylvain Muyali Congolese President Joseph Kabila is this week due to meet with groups of the political and social class. According to a message published on the Presidency’s twitter account, these meetings are organized to “set the stage for the implementation of the 31 December 2016 agreement”.

Jack the Ripper – The truth?

By Hazel Speed Some years ago I read the book written by Author Patricia Cornwell which contained her insistences that Jack the Ripper had to have been the famous artist Walter Sickert.

2017 Caribbean Watch List

By Ricardo Swire International documentation continues to highlight the seriousness of money laundering and drugs trafficking in Caribbean territories, a March 2017 US State Department Report focusing on the Federation of St Kitts & Nevis’ susceptibility to “corruption and money laundering.”

Poetry

Gaby Chang   By Ken Allan Dronsfield