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Revolution, Inqilab & Azadi

Unfortunately, “democracy” only exists in Pakistan either through the lineage of a Bhutto or Sharif. While the masses are increasingly fed up with the regurgitated choices offered to them every election year, PTI and PAT’s march was doubtful to bring about the changes they seek. 485 more words


All's Fair... Except This Isn't War... Yet

Time to roll out an old complaint. This is going to sound horribly arrogant, in no small part because it is, at least a little, but I sometimes wonder if humanity in general and Americans in particular are mature enough for democracy. 1,069 more words


How will the U.S. handle its involvement with a possible Kenyan referendum?

In the fall of 2005, the Government of Kenya, on behalf of the “Wako Draft” constitution being brought to a referendum vote–the “Banana campaign”– loudly claimed that the U.S. 1,110 more words


GPI's Alexander Clackson discusses Ukraine on RT

Alexander Clackson, founder of Global Political Insight, was asked to appear on CrossTalk, a current affairs debate television program on RT. It focuses on global affairs, with host Peter Lavelle moderating conversation between multiple guests. 55 more words


Adolescent national mythology

The Editor, The Cook Strait News, Wellington

22 August, 2014

Dear Editor:

Rochelle Todd (New generation learn about war, 18 August) in speaking about her class project on WW1 says “They need to understand that we live in a free country because of that war.”  Really?    133 more words


Heroes (and Villains) of the Deadly Ebola Virus

As news breaks that American EBV patients, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, have been released from the hospital (Emory University, Atlanta), news also reaches us that Dr. 634 more words


AFTER-THOUGHTS: Mexican President in the Golden State, the Michoacán Connection

August 27, 2014

So the Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has arrived to California to meet on strengthening economic ties with California. This, after Governor Brown’s recent visit to Central America and Mexico. 586 more words