CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE RELATIONS This week’s November edition of the BBC’s World Service programme “Scoop” covers the United Nations’ annual climate talks and current conditions in the world’s third largest economy

(Sierra Leone is one of Africa’s poorest countries, due in both of our central Africa correspondent’s eyes to the heavy death toll in the impoverished, predominantly Muslim coastal province of Koroma.) In a canny move, the BBC did not mention the United States, China, Japan or any other major regime. It spoke of “International pieces… Continue reading CHANGE IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE RELATIONS This week’s November edition of the BBC’s World Service programme “Scoop” covers the United Nations’ annual climate talks and current conditions in the world’s third largest economy

We need to talk

(It’s about sex. It’s okay. It’s not awful.) This past month has been incredibly emotional, to say the least. I walked through my childhood home for the first time in a few years to find my mother’s sexual abuse mural beacons ripped down, stack after stack of kinky-er images across the walls, and an open,… Continue reading We need to talk

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A car bomb exploded nearby a children’s park in the upper Green Line Road in occupied East Jerusalem early Friday, Israeli police said

Jerusalem’s police director Yoram Halevy said the park is located near a Palestinian Authority (PA) cooperative police center made up of Syrian, Jordanian and Palestinian laborers. He added that the building was labeled as a “UNRWA-built” facility by UNRWA in its Facebook page, but played an active role in Hamas-led reconstruction efforts in the occupied… Continue reading RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — A car bomb exploded nearby a children’s park in the upper Green Line Road in occupied East Jerusalem early Friday, Israeli police said