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How Hip-Hop Holds Blacks Back Nofeembar 4, 2008

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John H. McWhorter

Not long ago, I was having lunch in a KFC in Harlem, sitting near eight African-American boys, aged about 14. Since 1) it was 1:30 on a school day, 2) they were carrying book bags, and 3) they seemed to be in no hurry, I assumed they were skipping school. They were extremely loud and unruly, tossing food at one another and leaving it on the floor.

Black people ran the restaurant and made up the bulk of the customers, but it was hard to see much healthy “black community” here. After repeatedly warning the boys to stop throwing food and keep quiet, the manager finally told them to leave. The kids ignored her. Only after she called a male security guard did they start slowly making their (more…)


IEA: US Economic Crisis Indicates the Beginning of the Fall of the American Empire Oktoobar 19, 2008

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In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

The US economy and the credit crisis have reached a phase that can not be easily turned back. Neither America nor the European monetary funds and banks have any effective way out strategy. The European Union Summit in Paris, far from giving any financial shoulder to US to save it from a depression, tried to stay away from the negative impacts of the crisis. In a flurry of efforts to evade the negative spill over of the current US credit crisis, the members of the European Union are openly lambasting the US Administration for its stubborn military approach towards world affairs, which consequently ushered the present financial quagmire. In another word, the current economic crisis is, in fact, a sign of the fall of the American empire.

A distinguished British political analyst in his recently published analysis in the well-known Daily Observer, says that what we are witnessing in the American stock exchange markets are not only shocking but unbelieving. This crisis has brought under question the very economic principles of the West which they believe in; its dimension is so deep and wide that (more…)

Ten Reasons Why “Save Darfur” is a PR Scam to Justify the Next US Oil and Resource Wars in Africa Oktoobar 6, 2008

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Bruce Dixon is another who makes the case that the “Save Darfur” campaign is more or less a “humanitarian imperialism” front to be used to justify intended neocon oil and resource wars in the African continent, particularly in the resource-rich Sudan.

Top Ten Reasons to Suspect “Save Darfur” is a PR Scam to Justify US Military Intervention in Africa

by BAR Managing Editor Bruce Dixon

The regular manufacture and the constant maintenance of false realities in the service of American empire is a core function of the public relations profession and the corporate news media. Whether it’s fake news stories about wonder drugs and how toxic chemicals are good for you, bribed commentators and journalists discoursing on the benefits of No Child Left Behind (more…)

Out cast celebrates EID one day late and recognizes Abkhazia- S.Ossetia before attempting to migrate to Nairobi with his life support machine Oktoobar 2, 2008

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Ill fated and cold blooded murderer Abdullahi Yusuf celebrated Eid yesterday with his TFG militia before he was heard on the airwaves pronouncing war on the so called pirates who have seized a Ukrainian vessel carrying military hardware. Other reports indicate that warlord yusuf was set to be relocated to Nairobi yesterday but the Muslim youth movement shelled the Aden airport (more…)

Uganadan Mercenries continue their duty of shelling Bakarh market Oktoobar 2, 2008

Posted by muhameddeeq in Commentary & Reports, News in English.
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Ugandan troops shelled Bakarah market yet again killing some ten people and injuring dozens of others. This targeting of bakarah market by the Ugandans carrying out bushes dirty work is another clear example of the quite genocide taking place in Somali perputrated by the Christians who have united under George Bushes Crusade. The Ugandans have being (more…)

War on Terror, Regime Change, Black Gold. Iraq? No Afghanistan Oktoobar 2, 2008

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“British troops fighting in Afghanistan have suffered heavy casualties in their retreat from Kabul to Jalalabad. Of the 4,500 troops most were killed in harassing tactics along the passes until the few remaining troops, taking positions on a hill made their final stand.”

This could sound like a report from Afghanistan today or tomorrow, but actually it’s a description of British troops suffering disaster in the (more…)

IMPERIAL HUBRIS Seteembar 26, 2008

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World Bank contradicts itself Seteembar 26, 2008

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Recent vow to try to eliminate poverty undercut by continued harsh prescriptions for poor countries.

by Larry Brown for the National Union of Public and General Employees

Did you hear the joke about the World Bank becoming more sensitive to the rights of working people and less rigid in its ideological stance?

For a while, it seemed that the bank was going to turn over a new leaf, because in (more…)

Tijaabadii Maraykanka ee saxawaadka Ciraaq ma loo soo rari karaa Soomaliya? mase laga hir gein karaa? (maqaal) Seteembar 26, 2008

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Dagaalka caalimiga ah ee ka dhexeeya muslimiinta (Mujaahidiinta) iyo Gaalada saliibiyiinta uu hor kacayo Buushka Mareykanka ayaa 7jirsatay waxayna si rasmi ah uga istaagtay Afghanistaan,Ciraaq iyo soomaaliya marka laga reebo meela kaloo si goos goos ah uu uga socdo dagaalkaasi.

Saliibiyiinta iyo Yahuuda ayaa dhamaantood isu kaashaday dagaalka ay kula jiraan muslimiinta xili dowladihii muslimka sheeganayay ay ka soo safteen safka (more…)

Don’t mention the Reserve Ratio Seteembar 25, 2008

Posted by spiritualphilantropy in Analysis, Commentary & Reports, Maqaalada iyo Muuqaalka.
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Not so long ago American commentators were talking of paying off the US National Debt and the British Chancellor was trumpeting the “end of boom and bust”. Now the Americans are becoming more concerned by the day about the ballooning budget deficit and the British are in the middle of another unsustainable housing bubble.

The explanation of this relentless economic cycle lies within commercial banking practices that began hundreds of years ago. Following its foundation in 1694, the Bank of England would print pieces of paper that bore upon them the promise to repay the holder with gold coins “on demand”. Depositors of coins in the Bank would receive such a piece of paper in evidence of their deposit. Any individual bearing the paper to the Bank could then reclaim the (more…)