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Inching Closer to Invariable Totalitarianism

A week ago, I received the rather unexpected Canada Census slip in the mail, with the all-too-well known, yet still alarming text of “Complete the census – it’s…

Jamala’s Victory

I have learned not to blow Eurovision out of all proportion. However the victory which was gained by Susana Jamaladynova – by her stage name Jamala – is…

Seamus Heaney

From Requiems to Republics: Seamus Heaney, Pablo Neruda and 1916

Easter Monday in Ireland will mark the centenary of a failed rebellion against British rule in Ireland, while April will see the anniversary of the birth of the…

Crimea

Crimean Tatars – The Struggle Of A Nation

It is three o’clock at night. Your front door is being knocked on heavily. Not completely awake, you come closer to the door. When you open it, the…

The Real Reason For China’s Slowdown

Central Banks manipulate the price of money using several different tactics for controlling interest rates. One of those mechanisms is buying assets like bonds. The last easing program…

Elections In Turkey – The Country Of Dilemmas 

Western or Eastern, European or Asian, modern or traditional, secular or religious? Having struggled between many opposing sides throughout their history, the Turkish people are struggling on the border…

Canada Gears Up For Most Heated Election In Over A Decade

Canada is gearing up to vote in what many believe will be the most heated election in over a decade. This will be the longest campaign in Canada since 1872,…

Africa

In A Visionless Africa, The Colonial Legacy Will Remain

Corruption continues to flourish in Africa because of small and selfish elites whose interests are served by such fraudulent dealings. In Africa there is no accountability in the public…

Illegal African Migration

Illegal African Migration Will Continue, And Will Continue To Harm Africa

Pressure on the borders of the European Union under the weight of illegal migration from Africa will continue unabated so long as policy makers in both continents do not…

Southern Italy

A New Resolution to Save Southern Italy from Social and Economic Stagnation

A few days before the beginning of August vacations, the center-left government of Italy, lead by Matteo Renzi, announced reforms and investments to lunch the economic take off…

Conor McGregor: Irish pride

Conor McGregor: Irish pride

This Celtic warrior personifies Ireland Conor McGregor is the white Muhammad Ali. I say this because of what the American boxer represented to his people. He was always…

Greece is heading for the polls: “Yes” or “No”?

In a few hours Greece will be heading to the polls to answer the question, “Should the plan of agreement, which was submitted by the European Commission, the…

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