What Do WE Want and Do Now (that “WE” Have Met the Enemy?) (Part V)

Author’s Note: This is the fifth installment in a series I have called “What Do WE Want and Do NOW?”.  The serialized commentaries have three aims: 1) take stock of the impact of the recent uprisings in Ethiopia against the backdrop of the extreme repression (“state of emergency”) unleashed by the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean

What Do WE Want and Do Now (that Fortress T-TPLF is Under a State of Emergency?) (Part IV)

Author’s Note: This is the fourth installment in a series I have called “What Do WE Want and Do NOW?”.  The serialized commentaries have three aims: 1) take stock of the impact of the recent uprisings in Ethiopia against the backdrop of the extreme repression (“state of emergency”) unleashed by the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean

Ethiopia 2016: We MUST Remember November!

“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness. For not only are we responsible for the memories of the dead, we are also responsible for what we are doing with those memories.” Elie Weisel On June 6-8 and November 1-4, 2005[1], following the parliamentary elections in May, the military, police and security forces

        Darkness at Noon in AmeriKKKa?

Hail to the Grief (Chief) to Come!? Donald Trump is now President-elect of the United States. He was elected by the same rigged system he so vociferously complained about: “I’m afraid the election is going to be rigged, I have to be honest.” Well, honestly, a rigged election has made Donald Trump president! On January

Why I am Voting for Hillary Clinton on November 8 and YOU Should Too!

For the past year, I have railed against Donald Trump in numerous blogs. But I have not said exactly why I am supporting and voting for Hillary Clinton. I support and will vote for Hillary Clinton on November 8, 2016 NOT because she is the perfect presidential candidate; or because she is beyond moral reproach.

Ethiopia: Reshuffling the T-TPLF Deck of (Gu)Cards

Another T-TPLF disinformation campaign Hailemariam Desalegn, the Puppet Prime Minister (PPM) of the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF) yesterday announced a “significant reshuffle” of his cabinet. The reshuffle is intended to soften the blowback from the  “state of emergency” the PPM declared a couple of weeks ago. The “cabinet reshuffle” is yet

What Do WE Want and Do NOW (that we are thinking about what we want and do?) (Part 3)

Author’s Note: This is the third successive installment in a series I have called “What Do WE Want and Do NOW?”.  The serialized commentaries have three aims: 1) take stock of the impact of the recent uprisings in Ethiopia against the backdrop of the extreme repression (“state of emergency”) unleashed by the Thugtatorship of the

       Donald Trump: Our Brother-in-Chief?

Donald T.! My main man! Don T. always wanted to be a brother. But not just a regular brother in the hood. In September 1989, Don T. told an interviewer the kind of brother he wanted to be: A well-educated black has a tremendous advantage over a well-educated white in terms of the job market.

What Do WE Want and Do NOW (that we are under T-TPLF Reign of Terror)? (Part 2)

These perpetual little panics of the French – which all arise from fear of the moment when they will really have to learn the truth – give one a much better idea of the Reign of Terror. We think of this as the reign of people who inspire terror; on the contrary, it is the

Ethiopia: What Do We Do Now? (Part 1)

THEY know what they want, and do NOW!  The T-TPLF has declared a “state of emergency” and unleashed a reign of terror on Ethiopia. But what do they want, and do now? What the T-TPLF wants to do NOW is use every trick in the book to remain in power for another 25 years and