Local Politics

23 Jul 19
Basehitz Media

The Ondo State Government and the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, have opposed a vigilante group set up by the Fulani herdsmen in the state, according to Punch. Describing it as an affront, Afenifere on Monday called the Ondo State Government to arrest members of the group. This is coming after pictures of a legal practitioner, […]

23 Jul 19
Art4z.com

This is my third novel written in big felt tips when I first became visually impaired. Various errors in transcription but I have left them in as add flavour   Lost Son of the British Empire By CP Gill cpgill2011@gmail.com I live in an ancient valley that was invaded by the Angles in the Seventh […]

23 Jul 19
Literary Yard

By: Lee Conrad The wood frame house, a century old, but in good shape, dominated the hilltop. Near it, a barn, in disuse for many years, struggled to keep from collapsing. A large white peace sign on the back side had faded, but Belinda knew it was there. She helped paint it. The field across […]

23 Jul 19
Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government.

JEA will explore privatization in the coming months.

23 Jul 19
Tom's Blog

In a long-anticipated move, Boris Johnson has been selected as the new leader of the British Conservative Party and thus, the new prime minister of the UK. He will officially succeed outgoing PM Theresa May on Wednesday. Johnson won with 66.4 percent of the vote (92,153) to Hunt’s 33.6 percent (46,656). 139,318 votes were cast […]

23 Jul 19
Local Pros

Wow, this is some hilarious bullshit we’re about to discuss right here! On Monday, we noted that Donald Trump, the unindicted criminal superstar of the Mueller Report, appears to be losing it over Robert Mueller’s testimony, which starts bright and early tomorrow morning. (Will we be liveblogging it? What do you think?) Today let’s talk […]

23 Jul 19
Situate: An Anthropology Blog

In Precarious Labour and Informal Economy: Work, Anarchy and Society in an Indian Village, Smita Yadav explores the life, labour and politics of a community of Sur Gonds in India’s central state of Madhya Pradesh. This well-researched and detailed book will have value for those interested in the changing lives of forest-dependent peoples in Central India and offers particularly […]

23 Jul 19
NY Times Student Journeys

Yesterday, our journalists went to Gloucester Green Market to get the scoop on the various foods and goods being sold there. We had a lesson in the morning about the relatively new journalistic medium of Instagram captions — the New York Times, like many other papers, now promotes its stories with captivating images coupled with […]

23 Jul 19
Words & Deeds

Eds Note: While I’m on vaca I’ll be sharing some posts from TokyoSand on the 2020 Presidential Candidates. I’ll be back on July 29. Where are the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue of voting rights? Voting rights was identified by the 2018 midterm voters as one of their most pressing concerns, and is […]

23 Jul 19
AFROINSIDER

At the recently concluded AFCON, Egypt’s politics of control against its own fans was on display in the empty stands.  The Nigeria vs. Algeria AFCON semi-final game between two football heavyweights. But you wouldn’t know it by the looks of the stadium. Credit: Temi Egbejule A few weeks ago while in an Uber, running errands […]

23 Jul 19
ACN Newswire

The 30th HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded today. The event welcomed nearly 1 million visitors during its seven-day run. The HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo featured more than 150 exhibitors, representing over 160 brands of sports and leisure products and services. The expo […]

23 Jul 19
RAHUL DAS

Both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union as the greatest of evils. Hitler was worse, because of the horror of Holocaust, the attempt to kill on basis of Jews identity. Yet Stalin was also worse because he executed tens of millions and even today, this confidence about the difference between the two regimes—quality versus quantity—has set the […]

23 Jul 19
Local Pros

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló really seems intent on disproving the old adage “No man is an island” after leaks of private chat logs of Rosselló’s Cabinet, RickyLeaks, revealed how callous, homophobic, misogynistic, and corrupt the government of Puerto Rico is. (We covered it HERE.) After weeks of protests unlike ever seen in Puerto Rico, […]

23 Jul 19
Local Pros

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló really seems intent on disproving the old adage “No man is an island” after leaks of private chat logs of Rosselló’s Cabinet, RickyLeaks, revealed how callous, homophobic, misogynistic, and corrupt the government of Puerto Rico is. (We covered it HERE.) After weeks of protests unlike ever seen in Puerto Rico, […]