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Fri 07 Dec 2018, 14:14 pm
The media has been filled this week with tributes to the late President George H.W. Bush. He is portrayed as a smart, pragmatic leader, who chose wise counsellors like Ja...
Fri 23 Nov 2018, 12:50 pm
Right-wing Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is escalating his war on the Palestinian people, although for reasons almost entirely related to Israeli politics.
Fri 16 Nov 2018, 13:42 pm
With rising anti-Russia propaganda from the West, it is very rare to find any literature from the West that scrutinises the real intentions of Western foreign policy towa...
Fri 09 Nov 2018, 12:26 pm
In recent weeks, the White House has embraced the contemporary version of the world’s most murderous regimes.
Fri 02 Nov 2018, 15:09 pm
As key representatives of the three chief villains of international finance and trade, the IMF, World Bank (WB) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) met recently in Ind...
Fri 26 Oct 2018, 12:59 pm
This past week I stumbled upon an interesting research study by a renowned Security Studies scholar by the name Jeffrey Sinclair titled: Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon ...
Fri 19 Oct 2018, 15:27 pm
The plot to supposedly murder Jamal Khashoggi, as apparently proved by Turkish audio and video evidence shown to US officials, is a grisly mixture of savagery and stupidi...
Fri 12 Oct 2018, 13:05 pm
Just a few years ago, the idea that the extreme right or neo-fascists would come to power in what were regarded as stable liberal democracies would have been dismissed no...
Fri 28 Sep 2018, 13:27 pm
Dijo di a tle di tsholwe di jewe. E re gongwe ka mogopo o tletse thata, di se ke di fele ka yone nako eo. Di sale mme e re le ka moso, kgotsa, le ka malatsi a mangwe, go ...
Fri 28 Sep 2018, 13:27 pm
As Botswana will be celebrating “Independence” this week, a wild thought flashed through my mind that we are on a daily basis fed the narrative by religious fanatics ...
Fri 21 Sep 2018, 15:08 pm
Some few days back in a typical hawkish Rambo movie style, John Bolton, US National Security Advisor has declared war on the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Fri 14 Sep 2018, 13:25 pm
This past week a dark cloud descended on the academic corridors of University Of Botswana (UB) and academic community in general when one of the intellectual giants in th...
Fri 07 Sep 2018, 12:07 pm
The mass media and political leaders of countries with imperialist traditions of domination have resorted to denouncing competitors and adversaries as spies engaged in cr...
Fri 31 Aug 2018, 13:10 pm
Everyday when I watch television footage of brutalities perpetrated against innocent and helpless human beings all over the world I do often remember the words of Norman ...
Fri 24 Aug 2018, 11:27 am
It seems that much of the civilised world is outraged by the recent US-financed, Saudi bombing of a school bus in Yemen. While US spokespeople have hemmed and hawed and n...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:42 pm
For decades and longer, the United States (US) and Europe lectured and encouraged countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia to welcome and accept foreign investment as ...
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:43 pm
This world we live in has the greatest inequalities, highest mortality rate, most regressive taxes, and largest public subsidies for bankers and billionaires of this gene...
Fri 03 Aug 2018, 13:19 pm
The heads of state from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa recently met at Sandton, the Johannesburg’s corruption-ridden financial district, for a two-day an...
Fri 27 Jul 2018, 13:47 pm
Immigration has become the dominant issue dividing Europe and the USA yet the most important matter that is driving millions to emigrate that is overlooked is imperial wa...
Fri 20 Jul 2018, 15:59 pm
Political Science Professor Nzito says that gangsters are adept at convincing you of your binding need for their protection, to guard against impending peril, largely of ...
Fri 06 Jul 2018, 14:07 pm
Why does the announcement of a Trump-Putin summit cause such fear and trembling, from the mainstream corporate media? Anything that Trump does that can be depicted as a c...
Fri 29 Jun 2018, 15:43 pm
The margin between what is a human right as an inalienable possession, and how it is seen in political terms is razor fine. In some cases, the distinctions are near impos...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:36 pm
Last week I had an opportunity, courtesy of the Russian Embassy and the State Duma of the Russian Federation, to attend an international conference in Moscow, Russia wher...
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 13:29 pm
More than a week ago the whole world came to a standstill as millions were glued to television screens as Prince Harry was tying the knot in what the British imperialist ...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:10 pm
Two weeks ago Palestinians commemorated the anniversary of the Nakba, or catastrophe. This marked their mass expulsion and dispossession 70 years ago as the new state of ...
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