Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Barbarism of Private Debt

In the “The Lord's Prayer” the best-known prayer of Jesus the Christ, instead of the current translation “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive...

Power Differentials in Our Anti-Colonial Struggle

Series of Writings on Decolonisation, Part I. With neo-colonialism diffused into both activism and apathy towards politics, an abstract revisit has become imperative. The need...

African Americans Must Reconsider the Dance with Hillary Clinton

It is a grand mystery to some. Despite all the scandals, indictments and national headlines Hillary Clinton is still the leading candidate to win...

Obetsebi-Lamptey, Bloodshed is NOT an Option

The New Patriotic Party, if their recent utterances are anything to go by, seem to believe, that Ghanaians ought to be grateful to them...

Ghana’s NPA Act Wins Bipartisan Support in Parliament

ACCRA -- Every oil producing country that seeks to promote transparency does so through regulations and laws. Ghana has done well in coming out...

Plagiarising Obama – Who Wants to Write for President Buhari?   

ACCRA—We are familiar with the rhetorical fireworks and oratorical brilliance that often characterize some of the greatest speeches of our time. We know what...

U.S. Democratic National Convention: The Neoliberal Platform for Deception

“ the most ambitious and progressive platform our party has ever seen” – Maya Harris, Clinton policy adviser. Minimum wage: Rejected the Sanders proposal to actually...

Enlightenment or Backwardness?

You have a child whom you've been bathing in a basin. Beautiful child. Imperfect child. Wise child. Flawed child. Human(e) child. Made you tear,...

Songbirds of Mogadishu

Alma was five when her family moved to Yemen.  This was as a result of the overthrow of Siad Barre’s government in her native...

The Social Construction Of Blue-Black Corn

NTOABOMA—Joshua and I paid the Kokowura a visit every morning before School Assembly. I shall tell you more about school assemblies one day, so...