The American author Rita Mae Brown likened insanity to ‘doing the same thing over and over expecting different results’ and she could not have articulated her point better. Indeed it is insane to expect a different result out of a habit we constantly do, but consistently fail us. And if this is indeed how insanity is diagnosed, then […]
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For every catastrophe a blame game always ensues and in Iraq, where hardcore Islamist militants are slowly taking over the entire country, the finger pointing has already begun. The country is in shambles today, with hardcore extremists under the name of ISIS – or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – on the verge of […]
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“Nothing was supposed to go wrong.” That’s how an aviation expert described the flight-path of the missing Malaysian Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370; unfortunately, something did go wrong – but more than three months later no one still knows what. It has been one hundred days since MH370 disappeared from radar. One hundred days since the […]
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Two years ago during his re-election campaign, President Barack Hussein Obama made a bold statement addressing an all-fired up group of his supporters in Green Bay, Wisconsin where he claimed that “Al-Qaeda has been decimated.” In fact, ever since the September 2012 Benghazi attacks the President has touted al-Qaeda’s demise over 32 times. Assuring the […]
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America is no stranger to mass shootings. From cinemas to kindergartens, it seems would-be mass murderers spare no one in their rampage. However, by far the most prolific venue for mass shootings is a college campus. Columbine is the first that comes to mind, the incident happened in 1999 and took fifteen lives. Fifteen years have passed […]
Read More Elliot Rodger Made the Same Mistake Most People Make
A major Taliban figurehead declares victory. No, there were no hijacked planes crashing into towers nor was there a bomb that killed multiples Westerners. Instead, what former Taliban chief Mullah Omar brags triumphantly about is the five Guantanamo Bay prisoners freed by the United States government in exchange for the last American prisoner-of-war in Afghanistan […]
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The Filipino community of New Zealand received a shock last week. One of our own, a mother of three in Blesilda Gotingco went missing and was later found murdered in a cemetery not far from where her belongings were found. The shock did not limit to Filipinos only, but to New Zealanders of all backgrounds […]
Read More Blessie Gotingco’s Death is An Eye-Opener
Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace… We fondly utter those lines when we sing along to John Lennon’s hit song, Imagine. In those lines, the songwriter Lennon fantasizes a world where there are no […]
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Class warfare is a reality, regardless of how capitalists and the far right denies it. As much as I hate siding with the left, I have to say they have this argument spot on.
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The Energy chief says ageing power plants and distribution stations are causing the blackouts hounding the nation recently.
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