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  • Education Policy - a Critical Review

    Ideology / Education Policy - a Critical Review

    What the individual wants to get from education is different from what a nation as a whole would want from it. The individual strives for literacy, first-hand knowledge and a better means of living; it is a matter for the parents to choose what is best affordable from the choices that surround them and a matter of the strife that the individual can go through to climb the ladder of structured success. The nation as a whole, with the aid of its ministries and boards of learned men, has to take education in a totally different perspective...

  • Algeria – Ancient to Contemporary

    Africa / Algeria – Ancient to Contemporary

    France called its air force and paratroopers who responded to the demonstrators with such extreme violence that 45,000 Algerians were killed within a few days. This changed the political climate and several new parties emerged with the demand for independence, some of them making para-military wings to organize revolts and guerilla tactics against the French and by 1954 the Algerian War of Independence had begun.

  • Nigeria - Free Now?

    Africa / Nigeria - Free Now?

    After independence in 1960, unfortunately the conditions of the common Nigerian remained just as squalid as were before independence – the reason being the replacement of slavery and palm-produce with an even deadlier product – Oil.

  • Globalizing Libya

    Africa / Globalizing Libya

    An analysis on how global players played the Libya Game and destroyed it in their theatrical - is this the new norm we will be embracing in global politics?

  • Will Madoru Survive?

    Americas / Will Madoru Survive?

    ...social programs, subsidies on food and basic goods and excessive spending on health and education caused decline in manufacturing or agriculture... all this social spending relied excessively on oil revenues from PDVSA, and once the oil prices dropped in the international market, Venezuela had nothing to spend and the economy went into ruins...