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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A Hundred Days Later

“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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Bergdahl is a Bad Bargain

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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Class War

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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