Fidel Castro, who survived 10 American presidents, has died at age 90. For five decades, Castro tirelessly promoted Communism, at a great cost to Cubans.
Despite Cuba’s eventual dependence on foreign dollars, the state-run economy failed to bring prosperity to … Read the rest
Many South Africans are faced with the lingering burden of debt. Hence, they are ever on the lookout for ways to alleviate the financial pressure in their lives. While most have taken advantage of debt leniency as a result of … Read the rest
Much has been said about a man named Peter Sutherland. Sutherland is the United Nations Special Representative on migration, and he is an international businessman and former Attorney General of Ireland who has served in a variety of business and … Read the rest
The world’s population is now odds-on to swell ever-higher for the rest of the century, posing grave challenges for food supplies, healthcare and social cohesion. A ground-breaking analysis released on Thursday shows there is a 70% chance that the number … Read the rest
A black journalist welcomes the demise of Britain.
In post-referendum Britain we have seen sudden waves of intolerance. Eastern Europeans told to go home. A BBC reporter branded a “Paki” in the English town where she was born. An African-American … Read the rest
On May 17 the US Senate approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). This bill essentially accuses Saudi Arabia of involvement in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The proposal would provide US citizens «with the broadest … Read the rest
Nowadays, everyone can use some extra cash. But, how do you go about finding a legitimate source of income without going on a tedious job hunt?
Most of us have, No Doubt, heard or read about quick and easy ways … Read the rest
Over 800 people waited outside CEMEX Auditorium for the 2016 Anne and Loren Kieve Distinguished Speaker Lecture on Wednesday evening. As the doors opened, 600 people flowed into the building; 200 were directed into overflow classrooms, where the event was … Read the rest
The recent uproar in South Africa over the claims by ANC president Jacob Zuma that the 1913 Land Act dispossessed blacks is a blatant lie, and forms part of four core lies about South African history, a New Observer correspondent … Read the rest
Valentin Vasilescu demonstrates the impossibility of the theory of a bomb placed in the plane. After having explored all hypotheses, there is now only one left – that of a failure in the software of the automatic pilot. We may … Read the rest
Every year, my home state is rated one of the best states to grow up–if you’re white. But it’s one of the worst if you’re black.
Wisconsin has the second-highest arrest rate for juveniles in the country, behind only Indiana. … Read the rest
It has been 70 years since the United States became the only nation in history that deployed two nuclear weapons against civilian populations.
On August 6, 1945, a B-29 known as the Enola Gay took off from Tinian island, north … Read the rest
A decade after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans seems to have found its rhythm again: the French Quarter is choked with tourists, construction cranes tower over the skyline, and hipsters bike to cafes in gentrifying neighbourhoods.
But recovery has been uneven … Read the rest