Observations of an Expat: The Fight for the Spoils

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Tom Arms

Politics hates a vacuum. It especially hates a vacuum in the tinderbox cockpit of the Middle East where the conflicting issues of money, vital resources, religious extremism, religious conflicts, historic rivalries and the geopolitical link between East and West dangerously clash. Continue reading “Observations of an Expat: The Fight for the Spoils”

Getting Africa’s Youth a Seat at the Table in Politics

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Femi Tunde Okunlola

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Iranian president became the subject of controversy after announcing his intention to run for office in April, 2017; for the third time. Continue reading “Getting Africa’s Youth a Seat at the Table in Politics”

Australian free speech defenders silent on the issue of Palestine

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Rupen Savoulian

A few months ago, we wrote about the issue of free speech, and specifically the Australian politicians who were most zealous in their desire to defend this noble ideal. Several ultra-right wing political figures, Murdoch media commentators and free-market fundamentalist fanatics took up the cause of free speech when demanding the repeal of Section 18C, the provision of the Racial Discrimination Act that outlaws racially-motivated hate speech.

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The emergence of India as a Super Power by 2025

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

The Republic of India is considered one of the possible emerging superpowers of the world. This potential is attributed to several indicators, the primary ones being its demographic trends, a rapidly expanding economy and by GDP India became the world’s fastest growing economy in 2015 with 7.3% GDP rate. Continue reading “The emergence of India as a Super Power by 2025”

Observations of an Expat: A Tale of Two Elections

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Tom Arms

It was the best of elections. It was the worst of elections.

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A Liberal who never trusted the Mainstream Media

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

Not so sure if you are like me, but I am a liberal, not a Democratic or Republican liberal but liberal in the sense that I feel the government must represent and be at the service of the people, all the people, not only Wall Street, Lobbyists and Washington Think Tanks.

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