AFRICAN POLITICS

AFRICAN POLITICS

  • A Companion to American Literature and Culture 14 Jul 2020 04:32 Wiley List of Contributors xi Introduction 1 Paul Lauter Part A Genealogies of American Literary Study 7 1 The Emergence of the Literatures of the United States 9 Emory Elliott 2 Politics, Sentiment, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America 26 John Carlos …
  • Don't be fooled by the "cancel culture" wars: Corporate power is the real force behind racism 14 Jul 2020 02:49 Salon The "cancel culture" — the phenomenon of removing or canceling people, brands or shows from the public domain because of offensive statements or ideologies — is not a threat to the ruling class. Hundreds of corporations, nearly all in the hands …
  • Amid Black Lives Matter Conversations, Black Latinx Artists Urge Non-Black Latinx To Do Better 14 Jul 2020 02:35 Grammy.com "I am not free as long as one person of color remains chained. Nor is anyone of you," writer and poet Audrey Lorde cautioned during her keynote speech addressing racism at a Connecticut women’s conference in 1981. Her message was clear: Racism …
  • Texas Senate runoff asks whether what worked for Democrats in 2018 still works in 2020 14 Jul 2020 02:23 The Washington Post Ahead of Tuesday’s Senate primary runoff between the two, West has cast Hegar as part of the racist system he’s trying to change, while she has cast him as part of the corrupt political system she’s trying to change. The matchup crystallizes a central …
  • Southern Africa's Catholic community spurred into action by Black Lives Matter 14 Jul 2020 00:40 National Catholic Reporter Editor's note: This story has been updated and corrected to note that the Southern African bishops' statement on racism was made in 2016. Johannesburg, South Africa — Southern Africa's Catholic community has been spurred into action by the …
  • Friedman at 50 Friedman Units: What Did We Do to Deserve This? 14 Jul 2020 00:08 Fair   In a recent dispatch on coronavirus, three-time Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman complains that he is “stunned by the criticism that anyone talking about saving lives and jobs in the same breath is an unfeeling capitalist.” …
  • The 43 Best Things to Do in Seattle This Week: July 13-16, 2020 13 Jul 2020 23:49 Stranger A new week in Phase 2 means a mixed bag of events happening virtually, in-person (modified to accommodate physical distancing, of course), and, sometimes, a combination of both. We're here to guide you through our top picks in every genre—from the …
  • India, like the US 13 Jul 2020 23:15 Indian Express Democracies in both India and the US face a similar internal challenge. This article hopes to add to Ashutosh Varshney’s convincing comparison (‘The same shrinking’, IE, July 6) of the current Indian and American scenes and in particular, of African- …
  • ICoast vice president quits, adding to political turbulence 13 Jul 2020 23:10 Citizen The difficult waters of Ivory Coast politics became even more turbulent on Monday as Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan quit, five days after the sudden death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and with crucial elections less than four months away. …
  • Clarence Page | Trump plays politics with Chicago crime, a game only criminals win 13 Jul 2020 23:04 Richmond County Daily Journal In this summer of many discontents, my biggest frustration is the way every major crisis seems to open up another culture war. It wouldn’t be so annoying if we also saw some movement toward compromise and even agreement, but culture wars don’t work that …
  • Book that lays bare how deeply the Chinese have infiltrated Britain 13 Jul 2020 21:45 Daily Mail Londoner Ian Clement learned the hard way not to trust the Chinese regime. He was in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, on an official visit as Deputy Mayor of London, Boris Johnson’s number two, when he was approached by a gorgeous girl at a party. It was a …
  • Swamp Monsters? Red Tails? Gridlock? What might NFL call DC? 13 Jul 2020 20:50 Houston Chronicle - Texas Rodney Johnson of Chesapeake, Va., stands with his truck outside FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Monday, July 13, 2020. The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday that it will drop the "Redskins" name and Indian head logo immediately, bowing to …
  • OPINION | Corruption hampers growth and development in Africa 13 Jul 2020 19:34 News The reason that corruption is endemic to the African continent is because it is rooted in its leadership, argues Pregala Pillay and Chris Jones.  African Anti-Corruption Day, which is commemorated annually on 11 July, wants to give prominence to the anti- …
  • The SADC will regret its approach to Mozambique’s insurgence 13 Jul 2020 18:56 Mail & Guardian On June 25 Mozambique celebrated 45 years of independence from Portugal that came as a result of a combination of factors including the fall of dictatorship in Lisbon through a military coup in 1974 that ended the country’s colonial conquest, and a decade- …
  • Coronation Research releases report on the Nigerian Investment terrain - Nairametrics 13 Jul 2020 17:50 Google Dressed in a simple Polo T-Shirt on a Friday evening, Sijibomi Ogundele, Nigeria’s youngest Billionaire and Luxury Real Estate Czar, can be seen on the Lucrezia project site, in the prestigious Banana Island neighborhood, inspecting the work done and …

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