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7 Goals for Progressive Millennials

7 Goals for Progressive Millennials

by    Ryan J. Suto

Goals set out in Bernie Sanders’s election campaign should carry beyond 2016 to create a future in which our generation can believe. Progressive voters under 30 famously helped President Barack Obama take the presidency in 2008. Similarly, throughout this campaign they have been unquestionably the largest supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders—presently the only 2016 candidate who...Read More

Can Consociationalism Save Yemen?

Can Consociationalism Save Yemen?

by    Joseph Cozza

Yemen’s draft constitution does not establish enough power-sharing mechanisms to ensure viability. The Constitutional Drafting Committee finalized a proposal for a post-war Yemeni state in January 2015, which established a six-region federalized state. The Houthi rebels immediately rejected this document. In particular, the Houthis opposed the six-way federal division, favoring instead a...Read More

The World This Week: Sadly, Donald Trump Has a Point

The World This Week: Sadly, Donald Trump Has a Point

by    Atul Singh

Trump makes his first foreign policy speech in which he takes a stand against Bush-Clinton globalism and taps into the deep reservoir of resentment of long-suffering average Americans. In a week when Shia protesters stormed Iraq’s parliament, Donald Trump made his first foreign policy speech. He meandered meaninglessly at times, was hopelessly contradictory as Fareed Read More

Africa This Month: Taking Stock of Strides in Justice, Peace and Prosperity

Africa This Month: Taking Stock of Strides in Justice, Peace and Prosperity

by    Samuel Ollunga and Atul Singh

South Africa’s highest court spoke truth to power, while the ICC made a fool of itself as South Sudan declared a frosty peace. As Africa sits astride the equator, the seasons offer the end of April as a time to reflect. In many parts of Africa, the harvest is starting to come in and a Read More

How the Media is Running This Election

How the Media is Running This Election

by    Fair Observer

We need a media that covers power, not covers for power. What is the role of the media? According to Noam Chomsky, an obstinate, cantankerous press is an essential prerequisite for the people’s right to know. Amy Goodman, of Democracy Now!, thinks of the media as a big kitchen table where we sit around and Read More

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