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Aminatou Haidar Honored For Decades of Peaceful Resistance in Western Sahara, Africa’s Last Colony

Democracy Now! Dec 5, 2019 In Stockholm, Democracy Now! sat down with one of the winners of this year’s Right Livelihood Award: Sahrawi human rights leader Aminatou Haidar. For over three decades, Haidar has led a peaceful campaign to resist … Continue reading

Harold Bloom interview on “The Western Canon” (1994)

Manufacturing Intellect Professor at Yale and New York University Harold Bloom shares his new book, “The Western Canon,” and analyzes the state of literature today.

Arctic Methane Measurements over Eastern Siberian Shelf Are Now the Highest Ever Measured: 1 of 2

Paul BeckwithOct 10, 2019 A group of Russian scientists led by Igor Semiletov, aboard one of the world’s largest research ships, the RV Akademik Mstislav Keldysh over the Arctic Ocean’s Eastern Siberian Arctic Shelf have directly measured extremely high methane … Continue reading

Chinese engineers to revamp Ghana’s eastern port city rail services

Published on Sep 16, 2019 Chinese engineers are in Ghana to help revamp railway services in the port city of Tema as railway provides a convenient mode of transport .

Western media suspicious as Russian nuclear monitoring sites go silent

RT Published on Aug 21, 2019 Western media are warning Russian radiation monitoring stations have gone silent, following an explosion earlier this month, at a military site in the country’s north.

Typhoon Lekima triggers landslides in eastern China

Guardian News Published on Aug 10, 2019 At least 18 people have been killed and 14 were missing in eastern China in a landslide triggered by a large typhoon, which caused widespread transport disruptions and the evacuation of more than … Continue reading

When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order: Second Edition: Martin Jacques

Greatly revised and expanded, with a new afterword, this update to Martin Jacques’s global bestseller is an essential guide to understanding a world increasingly shaped by Chinese power Soon, China will rule the world. But in doing so, it will … Continue reading

Western reactions to Benin bronzes | Civilisations – BBC Two

BBC Published on Apr 10, 2018 https://bbc.in/2J18jYJ Programme website: http://bbc.in/2pqRjCx David Olusoga discusses Benin bronzes created from the 16th century in West Africa, and how these works of art now reside in the British Museum.

Vicious heat wave sweeps western and central Europe

Published on Jun 26, 2019 Western Europe is expecting a potentially devastating heat wave that could reach temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. In France, this heat wave is being compared to one it experienced almost 16 years ago when thousands … Continue reading

Savage weather slams southeastern U.S.