Ethiopia : A Time for a “mother call” (Araya G. Tekleabib)

Ethiopia : A Time for a “mother call” (Araya G. Tekleabib)

Araya G. Tekleabib June 2019 I was a kid while the Derg government declared “mother call” to get the support of the people to fight against Somalia. Now, we don’t need war to declare “mother call”. Our country is found in a state of conundrum. It’s the time where peace and conflict, hope and desperation, […]

Interesting questions! (By Kebour Ghenna)

Interesting questions! (By Kebour Ghenna)

By Kebour GhennaJune 14, 2019 In our age there is no such thing as “keeping out of politics.” All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred, and schizophrenia. – George Orwell Democratic mechanism, as we know it today, is not delivering the changes citizens demand. This is […]

Ethnocentrism, Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Experience (Tesfaye Demmellash)

Ethnocentrism, Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Experience (Tesfaye Demmellash)

Part One – Reckoning with Ethnocentrism Tesfaye DemmellashJune 13, 2019 One might say that the crisis Ethiopia is in today has to do with ethnicity in the raw, tribal consciousness pure and simple. But from a broader, historically informed and critical perspective, the crisis concerns not so much ethnicity simply as the politics of ethnic […]

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