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Archive for April 7th, 2017

Observations of an Expat: Hungary v George Soros

Reuters photo   By Tom Arms As far as the proverbial man in the street is concerned, there is very little that separates the extreme right from the extreme left.

The cruel face of the Faith industry

EPA photo   By Imad Zafar The blind following of religion is a very common phenomena in Pakistan. People usually go to the shrines and self proclaimed Sufis or saints for the solution to their problems.

World parliamentarians in drive to end extreme inequalities

IPU   By Sheuli Akter Expressing grave concern with the extreme political, social and economic inequalities prevalent in the world, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for immediate action to reverse this trend and leave no one behind.

Poetry

Alexey Bednij   By Alan Britt

Kalonzo Musyoka’s Presidential goal is untenable

By Joe Khamisi As was widely expected, Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, leader of the opposition Wiper Democratic Party, appears ready to activate plan B in his determination for a second stab at the presidency in the August 8 general elections in Kenya.

Airborne Cocaine

By Ricardo Swire Several factors make trans-Atlantic air routes attractive to Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs). In the 1970s and ’80s drug plane pilots navigated unimpeded between Colombia and staging areas near the US border.

Some things about schooling just do not add up

By Hazel Speed Having listened to the decision of the Supreme Court regarding Mr Jon Platt’s struggles over his refusal to pay a fine for his daughter’s absence from school (to enable a holiday of significance), then hearing his outline of the legal stages he had gone through en route to today’s decision announced by […]

Poetry

AFP photo   By Ron Larson