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Cultural appropriation, race-baiting, and the power of fiction: in defence of Lionel Shriver

US novelist Lionel Shriver ruffled a few feathers – to put it mildly – when she spoke at the Brisbane Writers Festival in September. Shriver took aim at ‘identity politics’ and ‘cultural appropriation’ and the stifling effects of these ideas on the writing of fiction. 3,902 more words

Class Struggle

The Final Desperate Emergency Martial Law of Ethiopia and its Implications

The Final Desperate Emergency Martial Law of Ethiopia and its Implications

By Ibsaa Guutama

Emergency declaration simply means government issuing laws that could enable it control natural or man made crisis by suspending certain provisions of civil rights and/ or personal liberties for a given time and surrounding. 6,143 more words

Africa

The difficult birth of independent Mongolia

“Let every Mongolian, Russian, Tibetan, and Chinese person know that we have heard that the Chinese have revolted against the Manchu and the Qing empire is presently in collapse. 2,082 more words

Class Struggle

Oromia: Shirri Haaraan Qabsoo Bilisummaa Oromoo irratti Hojjatamaa Jiraachuu ABOn Saaxile.Reiterating the Oromo political Questions and Ultimate objectives of the Oromo struggle

Shirri Haaraan Qabsoo Bilisummaa Oromoo irratti Hojjatamaa Jiraachuu ABOn Saaxile.

(Oromedia, 13 Hagayya 2016) ABO fi QBO irratti shirri haaraa xaxamaa jiraachuu saaxile. Haata’uutii, ABO fi Ummatni Oromoo lammata shira akkasii akka hin keessumeessine ABOn gada jabeessee hubachiiseera. 464 more words

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The Oromo Nation: Toward Mental Liberation and Empowerment

The Oromo Nation:  Toward Mental Liberation and Empowerment

By  Dr. Asafa Jalata and Dr. Harwood Schaffer,  in The Journal of Oromo Studies, 2016)*

In the second decade of the 21st Century, the Oromo people face a monumental national crisis that requires their urgent recognition and resolution. 9,933 more words

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Book by law professors knocks argument for unconstitutionality of right to self-determination

Article published at Diari Ara, 4th June 2016

“The constitutional fit of the right to self-determination” was written, among others, by two professors of constitutional law at the University of Naples… 286 more words

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N.E. Africa:Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD) Categorically Condemns the Past and Ongoing Massacre of Unarmed Civilians by TPLF/EPRDF’s Ethiopian Government

Press Release on the occasion of 14th Commemorative anniversary of Sidama Loqqee Massacre and the Massacre of the other civilians.

May 30, 2016, London… 443 more words

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