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Haiti on the Brink By Kim Ives

Never have revolutionary conditions in Haiti been...

Global News Dispatches

    Sinn Féin Leader Michelle O’Neill Is the...

Red Sea Politics: Ethiopia, Somalia, and the US/EU/NATO

The world’s eyes are now on the geostrategic Red Sea waterways where Yemen’s Ansar Allah fighters have stopped Israeli and Israel-bound ships from passing. Other regional tensions have come into play since Ethiopia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Somaliland, a secessionist state...

SAVE THE DATE MARCH 3RD – HAITI: A CALL TO ACTION

HAITI: A CALL TO ACTION Sunday, March 3rd, 1-3 pm East Side Arts Alliance 2277 International Blvd. Oakland, CA On the 20th anniversary of the 2004 coup that overthrew the democratically elected administration of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and...

The World beyond Global Disorder

Keynote, 13th Session World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” – Rhodes, Greece, 9 Oct 2015 The strength of this forum is its civilization focus; let us use it for analysis and remedies. Major forms...

Proposal to Award Johan Galtung the Freedom of Expression Foundation Honorary Award

Prof. Johan Galtung receives Doctor Honoris Causa from the Complutense University of Madrid, 27 Jan 2017 15 Dec 2023 – Letter to the Norwegian Foundation Freedom of Expression It is no exaggeration to say that Johan Galtung...

Survivors Uncensored: Voices from Rwanda and the Rwandan Diaspora

Most reporting on the Rwandan 1994 atrocities was false and driven by the Clinton administration’s need to hide its culpability. The book Survivors Uncensored allows Rwandans to tell their own story. 21 Sep 2022...

Book Review: The Soul of Uganda Through Song by Michiel van Oosterhout

The Soul of Uganda Through Song by the Dutch journalist, music archivist and documentary filmmaker, Michiel van Oosterhout, is a lyrical telling of Uganda’s history in the period starting at independence in 1962 to...

Cobalt Red: How Congolese Blood Powers Our Lives

Photo Courtesy of Siddharth Kara Siddarth Kara’s book exposes the exploitation behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 24 Jan 2024 – “Unspeakable riches have brought the people of the Congo little other than unspeakable pain.” So writes Siddharth Kara in Cobalt Red, How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives. It’s one of the many poetic phrases that make this book easy on the ear but hard on the heart and mind. There’s pleasure in turning the pages of such finely crafted prose, pain in knowing that, if you have half a heart, you’ll never be able to see your smartphone, laptop, tablet, solar power system, or electric car quite the...

Cobalt Red: How Congolese Blood Powers Our Lives

Photo Courtesy of Siddharth Kara Siddarth Kara’s book exposes the exploitation behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 24 Jan 2024 – “Unspeakable riches have brought the people...

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Haiti on the Brink By Kim Ives

Never have revolutionary conditions in Haiti been so favorable. The government of de facto Prime...

Haiti on the Brink By Kim Ives

Never have revolutionary conditions in Haiti been so favorable. The government of de facto Prime Minister Ariel Henry is completely illegitimate, ineffective, and unpopular. The U.S. empire is preoccupied and overextended in contending with...

Leif Eiriksson Peace Award 2022 to Johan Galtung

From the Peace 2000 Institute an d Mirpuri Foundation The award was presented on 8 July 2022 by Thor Magnusson from the Peace 2000 Institute through the Mirpuri Foundation at the Lisbon Opera House, Portugal....

Land area under ECOWAS, which is condemned by West Africa’s popular movements as an agent of French imperialism, has been reduced to less than...

Land area under ECOWAS, which is condemned by West Africa’s popular movements as an agent of French imperialism, has...

Too Fast to Be a Woman

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/782302072" params="color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] When South African...

Charmant Mushaga: The refugee who has found stardom in Uganda

By Musinguzi Bamuturaki The gifted Congolese guitarist, singer-songwriter and band...

OVERLOAD, A Bullfrog Films

OVERLOAD reveals the increasing toxic burden on human health...

Analysis of Violence for Peacebuilders: Galtung’s Triangle

A conflict analysis is a nonnegotiable first step when preparing a conflict transformation and peacebuilding intervention. Understanding violence is part and parcel of this...

14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN

Did you know many African countries continue to pay colonial tax to France since their independence till today! When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in...

Africans Live On A Continent Owned by Europeans! By Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN

The Dream of Europeans is to transform the whole continent into South Africa or Kenya, where a white minority owns and controls the local...

What’s the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent By Sophie Morlin-Yron, for CNN

Story highlights The Mercator projection has been used as a template for world maps since its creation in 1569 The projection shows Africa as...

THE SAN BUSHMEN OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

  The term, 'bushman', came from the Dutch term, 'bossiesman', which meant 'bandit' or 'outlaw'. The 'bushman' term was first applied by white explorers &...

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