Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

Ministry of Public Infrastructure boasts 27 major achievements in two years – Minister Patterson

Ministry of Public Infrastructure boasts 27 major achievements in two years – Minister Patterson

Min. David Patterson

How Trump is the Gorbachev of the U.S.A. – Ghazanfar Ali Garewal | Asia Times

How Trump is the Gorbachev of the United States of America

Ghazanfar Ali Garewal | Asia Times

Toward the end of the 20th century, the Soviet empire was facing myriad challenges. At that time, Mikhail Gorbachev, who had an altogether different outlook from his predecessors, assumed the leadership of the USSR. He introduced the twin policies of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring), which were in stark contrast to the Soviet culture and sociopolitical system.

These policies raised concerns among the friends of the Soviet Union, particularly in China, and even brought them into a confrontational position.     Continue reading

Hidden Areas of Oppression – By Eusi Kwayana

Hidden Areas of Oppression

By Eusi Kwayana

The accusations of sexual harassment against a top Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein have turned out to be the occasion or opportunity for large numbers of women of some strata only,  to go public about what they have suffered at the hands of  immature males. And maturity has nothing to do with age. A thoughtful previewer of this statement feels that ” immaturity” is too moderate a term for these offences .

I plead blamable for moderation. What I mean by immaturity is to insist that although these offenders have political, administrative and celebrity power, humanly speaking they are, like all felons, not developed.  Here could be men they command that may be more human than they.    Continue reading

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