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A Rise Of Islamophobia In Britain Will Not Bring Us Peace

12 hours 57 min ago
This article was initially written for The Odyssey Online and can be found here. Nations around the world live in an unsettling time of extremism making itself known in horrific acts of destruction that steals innocent lives, but groups like the EDL (English Defence League) and other far-right groups in Britain, my home country, continue […]

Moscow integrates occupied territories of Donbas in its economic space

13 hours 21 min ago
Despite of the economic sanctions impact and commitments to facilitate the peaceful process within Minsk contact group Russian government still attempts to separate Donbas from Ukraine integrating it step-by-step in its economic space. Kremlin is establishing the unified structure of management at occupied enterprises in Donetsk and Lugansk regions looking forward to organize product exportation […]

Transformers: The Last Knight storms cinemas nationwide

Sat, 2017-06-24 17:55
Transformers: The Last Knight storms cinemas nationwide There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference, the difference that will create change and the change that will save the world. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history […]

Senate healthcare bill gives insurers and the rich back all the concessions Obamacare got from them.

Thu, 2017-06-22 13:47
Senate Republicans have released their long and eagerly awaited healthcare bill that is expected to dismantle much of Obamacare on Thursday. The bill released proposes to cut medicaid for poor Americans while doing away with the taxes Obamacare imposed on wealthy people and health companies in order to help finance coverage expansion. Of course, nobody […]

Another special election loss; how long before the Democrats see the writing on the wall?

Wed, 2017-06-21 16:21
So, another one lost. This one was touted as the referendum on the horribleness of Trump and his administration. This was going to be the last stand that proved to all and sundry that Russia was the reason Trump became president, and not anything the party did, or didn’t do. This was the mother of […]

Blatant nepotism in Trump administration is an indictment of American nepotism law.

Tue, 2017-06-20 15:16
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has become the most prominent foreign leader to criticize Ivanka Trump’s role in her father’s administration, culminating in her visit to Berlin as part of the W20 summit on women’s empowerment. Speaking to the German media group Funke, Mr Gabriel described Ivanka’s advisory role to President Donald Trump, her father, […]

African American Studies: The Importance Of Insight

Tue, 2017-06-20 13:27
Taking African American Studies this semester was more than eye-opening. It made me realise my initial ignorance of just how bad the American experience is for black people, as well as a revelation of the importance of listening to those with lived experience. Because of this, I wanted to share an assignment our professor gave: […]

I Eat A Plant-Based Diet And You Should Too

Tue, 2017-06-20 12:57
This content was originally posted on The Odyssey Online, and can be found here. We tend to have a bit of a bad rep, us plant-eaters: we’re supposedly either shoving our diet in people’s faces or causing harm to plants because they supposedly feel pain. While I have, unfortunately, encountered vegans inciting guilt in others, […]

APC unveils Gov. Wike’s fresh plots to tarnish the image of Amaechi

Sat, 2017-06-17 17:44
APC unveils Gov. Wike’s fresh plots to tarnish the image of Amaechi The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has uncovered an ongoing plot by Gov. Nyesom Wike to tarnish the image of his predecessor and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi through manifest falsehood soon to be placed in the […]

Capitalism has convinced us that our country’s wealth belongs to the strongest, and that’s a con.

Sat, 2017-06-17 13:18
The greatest con of free market capitalism is that it has succeeded in making us believe that our country’s wealth belongs to the fittest, or that some “deserve” to benefit from it while other don’t. Free market capitalism has succeeded in convincing us that the wealth we all own together, which every citizen is entitled […]

Trump Rally, Colbert, Alex Jones, and the Alt-Right

Sat, 2017-06-17 12:05
Support Trump Rally at White House brings out Alt-Right White Nationalists speculating on who rules America, and InfoWars correspondent comments on Stephen Colbert’s satirical impression of Alex Jones, plus an assortment of Trump supporting Nazis

Free Iran Rally: letter of Romeo Nicoara, Member of the Romanian Parliament

Sat, 2017-06-17 07:42
Free Iran Rally: Romeo Nicoara, Member of the Romanian Parliament sent a message of support for the upcoming Iranian opposition grand gathering scheduled for July 1st 2017. irannewsupdate.com F: @IranNewsUpdate T: @IranNewsUpdate1

Free Iran Rally: Prof Christiane Perregaux Supports the Iranian opposition rally

Sat, 2017-06-17 07:35
Free Iran Rally: Prof Christiane Perregaux sent a message of support for the upcoming Iranian opposition grand gathering scheduled for July 1st 2017. irannewsupdate.com F: @IranNewsUpdate T: @IranNewsUpdate1

Free Iran Rally: Romanian parliamentarian Ben Oni Ardelean

Sat, 2017-06-17 07:33
Free Iran Rally: Romanian parliamentarian Ben Oni Ardelean sent a message of support for the upcoming Iranian opposition grand gathering scheduled for July 1st 2017. irannewsupdate.com F: @IranNewsUpdate T: @IranNewsUpdate1

Things that make you go hmm: “Democrat” Joy Ann Reid calls Bernie supporters freeloaders.

Wed, 2017-06-14 18:53
In a recent twitter rant, MSNBC “liberal” show host, Joy Ann Reid ended with this “Bernie and his followers are like that college friend who stays at your place for weeks, pays $0, eats your food and trashes your aesthetic.” This got me thinking about a time, not very long ago, when such talk as […]

US air strikes in Syria causing massive civilian deaths.

Wed, 2017-06-14 08:43
UN war crimes investigators say US led coalition air strikes on Islamic State militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa are causing “staggering loss of life.” Coalition warplanes are supporting an offensive on the IS stronghold that was launched last week by an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters. Since then, the Syrian Democratic Forces […]

House deregulates Wall Street banks in keeping with tradition.

Tue, 2017-06-13 14:22
  While the media cameras were concentrating on former FBI Director Comey’s hearing on Thursday, followed by hours of panel discussions about the hearings, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed a sweeping bill that deregulates Wall Street big banks. This bill is a huge threat to the economic security of the American people, but it […]

That timely quit notice

Mon, 2017-06-12 20:15
When I read that Arewa Youths have issued quit notice to Igbos living in Northern Nigeria, I laughed so hard my ribs hurt. When I finally got hold of myself, so many thoughts flashed through my mind. I am a Biafran agitator. In fact, I want an all-Igbo Biafran sitting astride the River Niger. I […]

The implications of the recent bipartisan admiration of ex presidents and presidential candidates.

Mon, 2017-06-12 16:48
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., allowed herself a bit of nostalgia Friday, yearning for the days of an administration friendlier to Democrats: that of former President George W. Bush. Pelosi was touting her bipartisan bona fides on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” citing her relationship with former President Bush as proof of her willingness to reach […]

Why Bill Clinton and the Democratic party are responsible for most things Republicans are blamed for today.

Thu, 2017-06-08 14:07
It’s common to hear Democrats touting the Bill Clinton presidency as the gold standard of American prosperity with millions of jobs created, and a flourishing economy the kind of which has not been experienced since. In light of this claim, I decided to take a look at some of the things President Clinton did while […]

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