If all you know about Liberian President Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson is what you read in the U.S. corporate media, you probably think she is a Nobel Prize-winning reformer. In fact, Sirleaf is a U.S. imperial puppet whose hands are steeped in blood, the “right hand woman“ of deposed warlord Charles Taylor, and a servant of multinational banks. “The lords of war under Charles Taylor now rule much of the Liberian economy and critical government departments.” Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson is the Harvard educated, Nobel Prize winning President of Liberia with a…Read More
by Thomas C. Mountain “Many of the languages that remain are threatened because the children of these ethnic groups are not literate in their mother tongue.” The small east African nation of Eritrea has implemented the Mother Tongue policy nationwide to prevent cultural genocide within its nine different ethnic groups. This is done by educating all children in tribal environments in their mother tongue until literacy at grade 5. By making sure that the ethnic minorities learn to read and write in their mother tongue the Eritrean Government is making…Read More
The year and a half long protest movement of the majority Shi’ite people of Bahrain could be forewarning of a crippling migraine headache for the USA if it succeeds in overthrowing the western installed Al Khalifah dictatorship that has ruled Bahrain since “independence”. The people of Bahrain know all to well that the Khalifah regimes real godfather is the USA and it is more than likely that the end of the regime will be followed by a demand to close the American naval base located in Bahrain thus threatening US control of the strategically critical Persian Gulf.Read More
The so called “Save Dafur Coalition” raised tens of millions of dollars, some say a hundred million or more to help the people of Dafur, yet an investigation by this writer can find no evidence of any of this money reaching Dafur refugees on the ground in Sudan.
I first wrote about Dafur back in 2003 and since then have interviewed over a dozen veteran aid workers from Dafur with more than 50 years on the ground there between them and first off:Read More
Libya seems well on its way to becoming the next Somalia, with much of the country already ruled by tribal/clan based armed militias. As was the case in Somalia, Libya is in the process of separation, with the eastern, oil rich, Cyrenica region having issued a de facto declaration of independence.Read More