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David Rockefeller Says Conspiracy About ‘One World Order’ Is True

David Rockefeller Says Conspiracy About ‘One World Order’ Is True David Rockefeller is a part of American history and the only billionaire in the world who is over 100 years old. The richest oldest man on the planet is due to turn 101 in June. (Counter Current News) — He is part of a family […]

How Many Bombs the United States Dropped in 2016?

How Many Bombs the United States Dropped in 2016? by Micah Zenko This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson.  (Council on Foreign Relations) — As President Obama enters the final weeks of his presidency, there will be ample assessments of his foreign military approach, which has focused on reducing U.S. ground […]

How President Barack Obama Failed Black Americans

How President Barack Obama Failed Black Americans The country’s first black president never pursued policies bold enough to close the racial wealth gap.(The Atlantic) — Born in 1953, I am a child of the waning years of legal segregation in the United States. My parents, on the other hand, spent about 40 years of their […]

Brazil’s Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

Brazilian team Chapecoense among those on board crashed plane (BBC) — A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Colombia’s civil aviation body says only six people survived the crash, blamed on an electrical fault. The chartered aircraft, flying from […]

Cuba’s Fidel Castro dead aged 90

Leader of Cuban revolution embraced communism, defied US for decades and lived in relative seclusion in his final years. (Aljazeera) — Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the US, has died aged 90. Raul Castro, Fidel’s brother and current president of Cuba, announced his death on […]

Nikki Haley chosen for UN ambassador as Trump backs off some campaign promises

Note: Let us congratulate Nikki Haley for being chosen as UN ambassador under President Trump administration. Soon Ambassador Nikki will be dealing with Human Rights issues in Ethiopia South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, whose support for Donald Trump was lukewarm during his campaign, has become the first woman chosen for his cabinet, for the post of […]

Trump’s World: The new nationalism

With his call to put “America First”, Donald Trump is the latest recruit to a dangerous nationalism (The Economist) — WHEN Donald Trump vowed to “Make America Great Again!” he was echoing the campaign of Ronald Reagan in 1980. Back then voters sought renewal after the failures of the Carter presidency. This month they elected […]

Globalisation is dead, and white supremacy has triumphed

By Paul Mason (The Guardian) — Trump’s victory is a betrayal of ethnic minorities and women. Progressives must direct their energies to building an alternative to the failed neoliberal model “Isit in one of the dives … uncertain and afraid,” wrote WH Auden, in the days before war broke out in 1939. Tonight it’s the […]

China ‘overtakes U.S. as the the world’s largest economy’: IMF says economy is now worth £11 trillion as America falls into second place for the first time since 1872

Figures show the Chinese economy is worth £11trillion, the US £10.8trillion The IMF estimates China’s economy will be worth £16.7trillion in 2019 The US has been the global leader since it overtook Britain in 1872 By HUGO DUNCAN FOR THE DAILY MAIL (Daily Mail) — China has toppled America to become the biggest economy in […]

A Call for protest rally at the White House and US State Department

To: All Oromos and Friends of the Oromo, The Ethiopian Government is waging a genocidal war on the Oromo and other people in Ethiopia. The senseless brutal crime taken against peaceful Oromo participants at the Irreecha festival by the TPLF/EPRDF security agents on October 2, 2016 is incomprehensible, repugnant and inhuman. We, the Oromo in […]

Call for Meeting to Oromo in Washington DC Metropolitan Area

October 09, 2016 To All Oromo in Washington DC Metropolitan area The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC kindly invites all Oromo in the Washington DC Metropolitan area to a public meeting designed to discuss various issues of the community. The meeting will be held on Saturday, 15 October 2016, at 4:30PM, at the Unification […]

Shock and grief as Calif. woman killed in Ethiopia is mourned

DAVIS, Calif. (CBS News) — An American researcher killed in a rock attack by protesters in Ethiopia this week was a talented scientist with a bright future, family members and mentors said Thursday. Sharon Gray, 31, was a leader in the study of how climate change affects plants, said Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar, chairman of Gray’s plant […]

After Brexit, what US secessionists hankering for ‘Texit’

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Emboldened by Brexit, U.S. secessionists in Texas are keen to adopt the campaign tactics used to sway the British vote for leaving the European Union and are demanding “Texit” comes next. The citizen-driven vote in Britain can be a model for Texas, which was an independent country from 1836 to 1845, […]

Waamicha Kabaja Uummata Oromoo Maraaf!

Waamicha Kabaja Uummata Oromo maraf! Ijaarsa Dubartoota Oromo Washington DC fi Naannoo irra   Uummata Oromo Washington DC, Maryland fi Virginia jiraattan hunda keessaniif, kabaja Guyyaa Dubartoota Addunyaa Bitootessa/March 12, 2016 waliin kabajuf, maatii keessan walin akka irratti nuu argamtanii kabajaan sin afeerra. Dubartoota Oromo maraf, yeroon amma kun yeroo itt dubartoota Oromo biyya keessa […]

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