Shaheen Sultan Dhanji's Blog Posts Tagged 'poverty' (5)

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - US Sponsored "Democracy" in Columbia: Political Assassinations, Poverty & Neoliberalism

US Sponsored "Democracy" in Colombia: Political Assassinations, Poverty and Neoliberalism

 

 

Not a week goes in Colombia without reports of assassinations and persecution of labor and political activists.



Ana Fabricia Cordoba, gender activist and leader of displaced peasants, was shot dead on June 7th inside a street bus,…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on August 21, 2011 at 12:33am — No Comments

seeded by Shaheeen Sultan Dhanji - Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine

Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine

 

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on July 29, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Beyond the Genocidal Concept of Tribal Homelands (Mahmood Mamdani)

On the East African Federation

Mahmood Mamdani

'East Africa has two post-colonial traditions of citizenship', writes Mahmood Mamdani: territorial and ethnic. If the region is to have a political federation, it will need to be based on a common citizenship, he argues: 'Which one will it be?'

 

I became interested in the question of why the old community collapsed after I returned to Uganda from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1979. I spent months reading…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on July 15, 2011 at 4:27pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Land 'investment' deals in Africa: Say 'no way' - Pambazuka



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Food insecurity, loss of food sovereignty, the displacement of small farmers, conflict, environmental devastation, water loss, and the further impoverishment and political instability of African nations – these are among the consequences of…
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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on July 1, 2011 at 1:41am — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Arundhati Roy - Fault Lines - Al- Jazeera

 

http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/faultlines/2010/05/20105610311806602.html

 

 

 

In 1997, Arundhati Roy's first novel The God of Small Things made her the first Indian woman to win the prestigious Booker Prize. More than six million copies of the book were sold worldwide.

Since then, she has turned her pen to politics. During the Bush…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on May 10, 2011 at 9:47pm — No Comments

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