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The Making of Nigeria– History of Africa Part 14

The modern history of Nigeria happened relatively fast! At the beginning of the 19th century an Islamic cleric Usman Dan Fodio worked to bring the hundreds of tribes and ethnic groups in Nigeria under...
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Violence in Haiti [PODCAST]

One year after the assassination of Haiti’s president, the country’s political and economic systems are in a state of free fall. The most recent evidence of this is a surge of gang violence in...
Protests in Panama

Watching and Learning from the Protests in Panama

Last week I wrote a brief to help our readers understand what is unfolding in Sri Lanka. An important fact to remember is that even though most mainstream media is not covering these events,...
What is going on in Sri Lanka

What is going on in Sri Lanka – A Sign of Things To Come

Protesters occupying the head of the government’s residence. Skyrocketing inflation. Fuel prices more than doubling. Food and medicine shortages. The president of Asia’s oldest democracy flees the country and sends his resignation by email....
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Ecuador in Chaos

The South American nation of Ecuador appears to be in a state of meltdown, experiencing its worst security crisis in decades. A general state of lawlessness has seemed to dominate the nation since the...
Summer of Global Protests

A Long Hot Summer of Global Protests

Nationwide protests are springing up across the world this summer. As frustrations rise to the surface, global crisis and chaos are exposing government ineptness.  *** Although a surge of summer protests occurs nearly every year across...
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From the Frontlines of the Global Food Crisis [PODCAST]

The United Nations released a new report on world hunger this week. The situation is getting worse! Up to 828 million people, or nearly 10 percent of the world’s population, were affected by hunger...
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This Is What Happens In An Economic Crisis – Lessons from History and What...

US inflation is rising. In March, US inflation rose to 8.5%, compared to 2.6% one year earlier. We can expect that number to keep ascending as the fallout of supply chain shortages, rising food...
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This Is What Happens In An Economic Crisis – Lessons from History and What...

This article on the 2022 Economic Crisis was broken into two parts because we all know the other guys can’t handle reading more than the headlines and a short bit of the article. If...
famine in east africa

A Cloud of Devastation Moves Across East Africa

The crises are accumulating in East Africa, with no end in sight. The famine in East Africa is the latest and deadliest pinnacle of this chaos. As agriculture experts warn that March and April recorded...