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How education in Nigeria seem to be fanning (rather quenching) the flames of inequality in the country

In Growth Alone Won’t Help the Poor, 1st published by the US Foreign Policy Magazine in the run-up to recent presidential elections in Nigeria, I argued that: 131 more words

Public Policy

Recidivism as a Policy Issue

Recidivism, the “revolving door” of re-incarceration, is a policy issue in addition to being a moral dilemma. It affects not only individuals and families, but communities at large and their local economies. 1,055 more words

Public Policy

Thoughts on the George Floyd Case and Due Process

The video imagery of the George Floyd arrest on May 25, 2020 while Floyd appeared to be foaming at the mouth while in a neck restraint, was both disturbing and horrible. 403 more words

News Analysis

Seriously? Are You Guys Kidding?

Pandemic is hitting new highs daily…..protests and deaths are everywhere…..millions unemployed……and yet the Congress has decided to go on a break since they work so hard (that is extreme sarcasm….these fools are part time help at best)…. 423 more words

Politics

Show Me The Money!

The economic stim plans have all been spent and now we look to see who got the cash that did not need to……

The Treasury Department has released the names of everyone who got a loan bigger than $150,000 through the PPP—the Paycheck Protection Program designed to help businesses weather the pandemic.

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Audit Says Facebook's "Vexing And Heartbreaking Decisions" A Setback For Civil Rights

A two-year independent civil rights audit of Facebook worred that any advances by the platform that reaches more than 2 billion people “could be obscured by the vexing and heartbreaking decisions Facebook has made that represent significant setbacks for civil rights.” 636 more words

Breaking News

Brazil’s largest companies deliver manifesto to end Amazon deforestation

Leaders of 38 major Brazilian companies have delivered a ‘manifesto’ to Vice-President, Hamilton Mourão, stating their concern about the lack of swift action on the part of the Brazilian government in relation to the deforestation of the Amazon Forest. 22 more words

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