By Mobeen chughtai - Look around you today and what do you see?
Confusion? Disorder? Apathy and distrust?
Is this the gist of the world? Is this the promised culmination of thousands of years of human progress? Have we been reduced to this? And perhaps the most important question of all: in this era of corporate prosperity why are we so empty?
In order to understand the world around us today we must accept that we, as human beings, have entered the era of capitalism. But…Continue
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By Mobeen Chughtai - Language has also sometimes played the role of unifying two nations or ethnicities. The Latino countries of Mexico and Spain are a classic example. The Mexican language is actually a derivative/dialect of the Spanish. The two varieties are rather similar in their syntax (by and large), but with more noticeable differences in the phonology. The reason for the Latino culture and values still being alive and observed in the Latin countries is the role which language is…Continue
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Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Global oligarchs and their military-technocratic-political subalterns supported Noynoy Aquino’s presidency. Their bridgeheads here are the likes of the Makati Business Club, Cuisia-Paderanga Opus Dei troikas, and the oligarchs whose names sound Filipino but whose own businesses have grown global in scope.
Through the PPP or Public Private Partnerships, both foreign and local oligarchs have been partnering to monopolize benefits…Continue
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Gandhiji was saying that soul of India is reside in village but every day several thousand squire miter of agriculture land is being converted into Urbanisation for rapid development of a city.Day by day our cities are becoming over crowded and i think in future no one will be able to stay in city due to high rising land and property prices,lack of water supply and sanitation health facilities public transport,fresh air etc.
I don's understand why govt is not aware with the…Continue
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There are approximately 225 juveniles in California serving a life without parole sentence. California has the worst racial disparity rate in the nation for sentencing juveniles to life without parole. Black youth are given this sentence at 22 times the rate of white youth.
A number of California cases have recently been highlighted…
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In the heart of Putumayo, one of the most troubled regions in Colombia, a coalition of grass-roots and human rights organisations held a two day event offering an opportunity for reflection, analysis and the highlighting of the reality being lived in the region. The 'Citizens' Assembly for Truth' offered an integral space to the region’s many victims of the conflict. Human rights lawyers offered their assistance taking record of the hundreds of cases as the victims of Putumayo seek an end to…Continue
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what a pity for the so-called democratic countries of the world. all of them stay blind , and look France ,rebels and UNO killed the real democracy and installed weaponcracy in ivory coast.
who can accept in his country such kind of injustice in the name of human right? they said that they are acting according the UNO resolution to protect civilians but their bombing killed more civilians they are supposed to protect. as student i learnt that democracy is the power of people by people…Continue
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When the French philosopher Marc Augé coined the term 'non-place' he was not exactly talking about international development. The places ‘which cannot be defined as relational, historical, or concerned with…Continue
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By Raghda El-Halawany