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South Africa: More Than 500 Eastern Cape Pupils and Teachers Test Positive for COVID-19, 154 Schools Closed – allAfrica.com

More than 550 pupils, teachers and support staff have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape, while 154 provincial schools have been temporarily closed, the education department said on Friday. Provincial education department spokesperson Loyiso Pulumani said 270 of … Continue reading

The West-Eastern Divan Ensemble

The West-Eastern Divan Ensemble Founded in 1999, the origins of the orchestra lie in the conversations between its founders, Edward Said and Daniel Barenboim. Over the course of their great friendship, the Palestinian author/scholar and Israeli conductor/pianist discussed ideas on … Continue reading

Why are some Western countries so nervous about the national security legislation for Hong Kong?

CGTN May 27, 2020 Timothy Kerswell is an assistant professor at the Department of Government and Public Administration at the University of Macao. In this video he explains why some Western countries are so nervous about the national security legislation … Continue reading

How Western “complacent exceptionalism” is driving the spread of the coronavirus

Democracy Now! May 26, 2020 New Zealand implemented one of the earliest lockdowns and has largely succeeded in halting the spread of the coronavirus under the leadership of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Michael Baker, epidemiologist and a member of the … Continue reading

Inequality and Climate Change: Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern in Conversation

The Graduate Center, CUNY Apr 29, 2015 On Earth Day 2015, Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, two of the world’s leading experts on economics and the environment, joined in conversation about the intersection of climate change and inequality. Presented on … Continue reading

Facts Tell: Exposing Western media’s double standards on COVID-19

CGTN Mar 20, 2020 The coronavirus is now officially a pandemic, steadily spreading around the world. Many governments around the world have decided to follow suit with Italy for example locking down the entire country. As restrictions on people’s movement … Continue reading

Baule: African Art, Western Eyes: Susan Mullin Vogel

Featuring 250 illustrations, a detailed study of the sculpture of the Baule people of the Ivory Coast–long seen by Westerners as one of Africa’s most important artistic traditions–explores the Baules’ ways of expression and aesthetic understanding.

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