May 2010

Italy's right-wing could be defeated by shattered unity

While Britain embraces its first coalition government in more than 60 years, a European country where such politics is the norm struggles to find political stability, as Ylenia Lemos reports.“We will be alone, without Berlusconi,” says leader of far-right ...

Is a hung parliament bad?

Joanna Aniel BidarMuch of the recent commentaries on the prospects of a hung parliament in the UK have warned that it would be unsuccessful for a number of reasons.Firstly, that it might be a disaster for a nation with a deficit of 11.4 per cent of Gross D ...

BBC's films about Lagos have lessons for spoilt westerners

 BBC's films about Lagos have lessons for spoilt westernersFidelis OnyedikamOne thing good about Nigeria is the abundance of jolly good times no matter the weather, economy and what the papers say.  Opportunity is in good supply.  Unity in d ...

Why aren't Black deaths in custody an election issue?

Thomas L BlairIn all the 2010 election brouhaha about fairness in society, no political party has made the alarming number of deaths of Black people in police custody a priority.However, thanks to the GPI Generation (the heirs of the “Stop Police Brutality ...

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