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Full Spectrum Dominance – The Empire of Bases

Full Spectrum Dominance – The Empire of Bases

By | January 2, 2012 at 8:33 pm | No comments

The National Post’s Richard Johnson takes a look at the scale of America’s military bases across the globe. This is a huge graphic, you may have to click it more than once to get it big enough to read, or you may need to go to the National Post link above. There is a lot...

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Watch Out For This Guy

Watch Out For This Guy

By | January 2, 2012 at 12:59 am | No comments

Here is a cartoon to start the year by the brilliant Somali cartoonist Amin Amir. Most readers here will recognize this guy. Most have seen him many times in many places. He can be found throughout the continent and throughout the world. We need to be careful we...

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RENDEZ-VOUS ON 24 DECEMBRE 2011 AT THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS

RENDEZ-VOUS ON 24 DECEMBRE 2011 AT THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS

By | December 23, 2011 at 2:23 pm | No comments

A collective bringing together some 30 Ivorian and African organizations in Europe celebrates Christmas with President Gbagbo before the detention Centre of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Scheveningen, a suburb of the Hague, Saturday, December 24, 2011, from 13 h to...

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Message from Mumia Abu-Jamal to OWS

Message from Mumia Abu-Jamal to OWS

By | December 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Message from Mumia Abu-Jamal to OWS dictated while in Administrative Custody at SCI Mahanoy in Frackville, PA. Thursday, December 15, 2011 My Friends of OWS, My message will have to be brief. But let not this brevity take from it, its strength. You are the central...

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Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask?

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask?

By | December 9, 2011 at 1:46 am | No comments

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask? By Nana Akyea Mensah The Associated Press reported recently: "Abu-Jamal was convicted of fatally shooting Faulkner on Dec. 9, 1981. He was sentenced to death after his trial the following year." [1] That makes today, 9th...

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Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!)

Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!)

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:55 am | No comments

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!) By E.K.Bensah Jr After the indefatigable efforts of West African civil society organizations, including the Economic Justice...

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Time to Reclaim Nigeria : An introduction

Time to Reclaim Nigeria : An introduction

By | December 7, 2011 at 9:14 am | No comments

Time to Reclaim Nigeria : An introduction By Kwesi Pratt Jnr * I picked the call without hesitation and found out that my good friend and comrade, Chido Onumah, was at the other end. We had not spoken for a very long time and figured he had arrived in Accra...

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Bombing The Starving For Target Practice In Somalia

Bombing The Starving For Target Practice In Somalia

By | November 28, 2011 at 12:23 am | No comments

"Somalia is a counterterrorism planner`s dream … It`s far, far harder to do counterterrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan than in Somalia" (NYT) Anyone who thinks the US is "surgically striking" only hardcore badguys in Somalia is living in a western corporate media induced...

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“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Aid-Exit Plan Found: Enter ECOWAS…

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Aid-Exit Plan Found: Enter ECOWAS…

By | November 23, 2011 at 1:08 pm | No comments

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Aid-Exit Plan Found: Enter ECOWAS... By E.K.Bensah Jr Last week, the Business and Financial Times paper covered an all-important story entitled “Wanted:Aid-Exit Plan”.  In my view, it brought into sharp relief the absolute...

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Toward a continental AU government?

Toward a continental AU government?

By | November 15, 2011 at 2:45 pm | No comments

Toward a continental AU government? By E.K.Bensah Jr. When the 12th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly of the Heads of State and Government ended on 3rd February 2009 with a call by the heads of State for continental government, the election of the late...

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