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Deteriorating Cultures: The Destructive Effects Of Tribal Tourism – OpEd

By Grace Kranstover Indigenous populations compose an estimated 370 million people in the world today, and are often central to a state’s culture and history. Indigenous people comprise five percent of the world’s total population and live in approximately 90 countries.[1] However, indigenous people also make up 15 percent of the globe’s impoverished population. This […]

Route map of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Graphic by Geordie Bosanko and cmglee, Wikipedia Commons.
Route map of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Graphic by Geordie Bosanko and cmglee, Wikipedia Commons.


EU-ASEAN Joint Statement On Downing Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

At the 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on 23 July 2014, the Ministers condemned in the strongest terms the downing of Flight MH17 in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on 17 July 2014. The Ministers welcomed the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2166 on 21 July 2014 on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and […]

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Foundation Of The US Empire: Axes Of Evil – OpEd

Empires are not easy to sustain given the multiple enemies that they provoke: at the international level (imperial rivals and emerging new powers), at the national level (national resistance movements, unreliable clients and untrustworthy ‘Sepoy’ armies) and at the local level (boycotts, sabotage and strikes). Imperial difficulties are multiplied when an empire is in economic […]

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Parents Of Nigeria’s Kidnapped Girls Still Suffer; Mrs. Obama Moves On – OpEd

First Lady Michelle Obama, her and her husband’s Hollywood sycophants, the U.S. news media and most of the world’s governments may have moved on to other causes and issues, but the parents of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are still suffering daily and 11 of them will never kiss or hold their daughters again. Nigeria’s […]