Situational Awareness

Karl Marx Is Hot, Is Capitalism Doomed?

Karl Marx Is Hot, Is Capitalism Doomed?

By | August 19, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Karl Marx Is Hot"][/caption] Joe Weisenthal writes in Karl Marx Is Hot: With things going the way they are, a lot of people are talking about big history in action, whether it's the breakup of the Eurozone, or the...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Self-Mobilisation, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

R2P?  NATO Lies!

R2P? NATO Lies!

By | August 14, 2011 at 1:13 pm | No comments

NATO is allowing refugees from the Libyan civil war and NATO bombardment to drown and die of thirst in the Mediterranean. NATO members feel no compassion and no humanitarian impulse to help these refugees. NATO knows where the refugees are and simply ignores them. NATO is...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Libya, News, Situational Awareness

Subscribe to Pan-Africanist Briefs

Subscribe to Pan-Africanist Briefs

By | July 30, 2011 at 10:15 am | No comments

Dear All! We are happy to invite you to join our online briefings. We live in a very exciting moment of history in the struggle for the continental emancipation of Africa. As Hamid Dabashi puts it, “I think the ability of the people, the democratic will of the people to...

Posted in: General, International Solidarity, Networking, News, Self-Mobilisation, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

The Crab’s Handshake – AFRICOM Partnering In Africa

The Crab’s Handshake – AFRICOM Partnering In Africa

By | July 23, 2011 at 2:10 am | No comments

The crab does not bite, it is the handshake that hurts. - Proverb Somalia belongs to HOA Phase Zero of AFRICOM's activities across Africa according to a CJTF-HOA slideshow. You don't see any mention of partnerships or listening to African partners on this list of Phases from...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Libya, News, Situational Awareness, Somalia, Sudan

Senegal Teaches African Politicians a Bitter Lesson

Senegal Teaches African Politicians a Bitter Lesson

By | July 9, 2011 at 8:11 am | No comments

E-mail: mjbokor@yahoo.com Saturday, July 9, 2011 Chad’s Hissene Habre will go into the record books as the first former African leader whose flight from justice for many years has been cut short by the very country that has harboured him for 21 years. Senegal’s...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Senegal, Situational Awareness

The Libyan Crisis: An Anatomy of Conflict Resolution Lapses

The Libyan Crisis: An Anatomy of Conflict Resolution Lapses

By | July 6, 2011 at 8:33 am | No comments

Now in its 15th week, the Libyan crisis seems to defy solution. To me, the conflicting rhetoric from all the parties involved in this crisis amounts to one thing: a failure to set a good example on effective conflict resolution. In the latest political rhetoric, Russia...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Libya, News, Situational Awareness

PLEASE TAKE NOTE! “Facebook Is a Spy Machine!” – Julian Assange

PLEASE TAKE NOTE! “Facebook Is a Spy Machine!” – Julian Assange

By | July 2, 2011 at 5:28 pm | No comments

"Facebook in particular is the most appalling spy machine ever invented. Here we have the world's most comprehensive data base about people, their relationships, their names, their addresses, their locations, their communications with each other, their relatives, all sitting...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Networking, News, Situational Awareness

Land Grabs – There Is No Idle Land In Africa

Land Grabs – There Is No Idle Land In Africa

By | June 10, 2011 at 7:07 pm | No comments

"Harvard and other major American universities are working through British hedge funds and European financial speculators to buy or lease vast areas of African farmland in deals, some of which may force many thousands of people off their land … … No one should believe...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Situational Awareness

The Burning Man Strikes At The Heart Of Ouattara’s Legitimacy!

The Burning Man Strikes At The Heart Of Ouattara’s Legitimacy!

By | June 10, 2011 at 1:41 am | 2 comments

The following story which appeared in the Chroniquesénégalaises caught my attention recently. I have been literary traumatised by it. It has become intrusive and repetitive of late that the only way to deal with it is to talk about it. The story states that on 1 April 2011,...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Situational Awareness

“Boycott Ouattara’s Investiture” – Pan-Africanist International

“Boycott Ouattara’s Investiture” – Pan-Africanist International

By | May 14, 2011 at 10:51 pm | One comment

panafricanistinternational.org/ STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE BOYCOTT OF THE INVESTITURE OF ALASSANE DRAMANE OUATTARA AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LA COTE D'IVOIRE. By Pan-Africanist International The International Solidarity Committee of the Pan-Africanist...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Networking, News, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives