Tag Archives: Africa

David Swanson: Top 45 lies and omissions from Obama’s UN address

September 25, 2013
David Swanson, Secretary of Peace

1. President Obama’s opening lines at the U.N. on Tuesday looked down on people who would think to settle disputes with war. Obama was disingenuously avoiding the fact that earlier this month he sought to drop missiles into a country to “send a message” but was blocked by the U.S.

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Wayne Root: Obamageddon: Signs That Obama’s Great Depression Has Begun

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The best professional poker players in the world earn millions by reading and reacting to “tells,” their opponents’ verbal and nonverbal traits. They notice the way an opponent is smiling, frowning, laughing, tapping their hands, sweating, or blinking their eyes.… Read more ...

Green politics on the rise in Africa

Posted at Green Party Watch by Dave Schwab…

From Marie-Laure Josselin at RFI, “Green politics make their debut”:

For the very first time African states acted together during 2009’s Copenhagen negotiations on global warming. During the 90s, African green movements made a first, timid appearance. To this day they are struggling to get their voices heard by powerful traditional parties, although the continent has not been spared by deforestation, coastal erosion and pollution.

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First African Green University held in Morocco

Posted by Mike Feinstein in Green Pages:

“Can ecology save Africa?” and “What role will African Green Parties play?” These themes brought to­gether more than 50 regional Green representatives from Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Burundi, Niger, Mali and Guinea-Conarky to Rabat, Morocco for the First African Green University, March 27th-29th.  Foreign Embassies in Morocco from Gunea Bissao and Democratic Republic of Congo were also represented.… Read more ...