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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11:  U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during an event to recognize emerging global entrepreneurs May 11, 2015 at the South Court Auditorium of Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC. Entrepreneurs from across the U.S. and around the world participated, ahead of President Obamas travel to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya this summer, in the event which focused on  investing in women and young entrepreneurs.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama Was a Foreign Policy Failure

US President Barack Obama Was a ForeignPolicy Failure The 44th president of the United States promised to bring change but mostly drove the country deeper into a ditch. BY STEPHEN M. WALT (Foreign Policy) — I began writing this column (originally in the form of a blog) in 2009, at the very beginning of Barack […]

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Department of State Secretary (nominee)  Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill at his confirmation hearing. (Patsy Lynch / MediaPunch / IPX)

US: The Fight Over a Trump-Putin Détente Begins

Events this past week make clear that Trump was serious about changing US policy toward Russia, and the enemies of détente know it. Lessons from the past. By Stephen F. Cohen The John Batchelor Show, January 17.  (The Nation) ––Nation Contributing Editor Stephen F. Cohen and John Batchelor continue their weekly discussions, now in their […]

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Oxfam: Eight men are as rich as half the world – AP

Oxfam: Eight men are as rich as half the world – AP news agency “Obscene” for so much wealth to be in hands of so few, says charity director Winnie Byanyima. (Aljazeera) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the world’s population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, […]

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How Many Bombs the United States Dropped in 2016?

How Many Bombs the United States Dropped in 2016? by Micah Zenko This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson.  (Council on Foreign Relations) — As President Obama enters the final weeks of his presidency, there will be ample assessments of his foreign military approach, which has focused on reducing U.S. ground […]

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How President Barack Obama Failed Black Americans

How President Barack Obama Failed Black Americans The country’s first black president never pursued policies bold enough to close the racial wealth gap.(The Atlantic) — Born in 1953, I am a child of the waning years of legal segregation in the United States. My parents, on the other hand, spent about 40 years of their […]

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Brazil’s Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

Brazilian team Chapecoense among those on board crashed plane (BBC) — A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Colombia’s civil aviation body says only six people survived the crash, blamed on an electrical fault. The chartered aircraft, flying from […]

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Cuba’s Fidel Castro dead aged 90

Cuba’s Fidel Castro dead aged 90

Leader of Cuban revolution embraced communism, defied US for decades and lived in relative seclusion in his final years. (Aljazeera) — Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the US, has died aged 90. Raul Castro, Fidel’s brother and current president of Cuba, announced his death on […]

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Trump’s World: The new nationalism

With his call to put “America First”, Donald Trump is the latest recruit to a dangerous nationalism (The Economist) — WHEN Donald Trump vowed to “Make America Great Again!” he was echoing the campaign of Ronald Reagan in 1980. Back then voters sought renewal after the failures of the Carter presidency. This month they elected […]

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Globalisation is dead, and white supremacy has triumphed

Globalisation is dead, and white supremacy has triumphed

By Paul Mason (The Guardian) — Trump’s victory is a betrayal of ethnic minorities and women. Progressives must direct their energies to building an alternative to the failed neoliberal model “Isit in one of the dives … uncertain and afraid,” wrote WH Auden, in the days before war broke out in 1939. Tonight it’s the […]

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CNN Exposed – Emmy Winning Former CNN Journalist Blows The Whistle: CNN is paid by foreign and domestic Government agencies.

CNN Exposed – Emmy Winning Former CNN Journalist Blows The Whistle: CNN is paid by foreign and domestic Government agencies.

  Note: The #OromoProtests and #OromoRevolution that has been given wide written, visual and social media coverage all over the world has been denied attention & coverage by the CNN. The following piece will exactly explain the reason why the CNN has been refusing to report on the profound & unique struggle & revolution of the […]

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China ‘overtakes U.S. as the the world’s largest economy’: IMF says economy is now worth £11 trillion as America falls into second place for the first time since 1872

Figures show the Chinese economy is worth £11trillion, the US £10.8trillion The IMF estimates China’s economy will be worth £16.7trillion in 2019 The US has been the global leader since it overtook Britain in 1872 By HUGO DUNCAN FOR THE DAILY MAIL (Daily Mail) — China has toppled America to become the biggest economy in […]

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Call for Meeting to Oromo in Washington DC Metropolitan Area

October 09, 2016 To All Oromo in Washington DC Metropolitan area The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC kindly invites all Oromo in the Washington DC Metropolitan area to a public meeting designed to discuss various issues of the community. The meeting will be held on Saturday, 15 October 2016, at 4:30PM, at the Unification […]

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Statement from Oromo Communities Association in North America Regarding Oromo Hero, Athlete Fayisa Lellisa

Oromo Communities in North America salute Fayissa Lellisa, our courageous athlete and silver medalist at Rio Olympics! Feyissa Lellisa made a courageous historic decision in his life as he run marathon and earned a silver medal at Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. The Oromo Communities in North America are elated by his marathon victory, […]

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