Coronavirus: The Global Democratic Pandemic

Downpressor man Where you gonna run to You gonna run to the sea But the sea will be boiling You gonna run to the rocks The rocks will be...

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When shall we get the next alert from our ancestors?

Chinua Achebe was arguably the greatest writer of our time. His works remain evergreen and have been translated into numerous languages...

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Addicted to the Sharing Economy

“Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on “income distribution,” the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It...

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Wetin Concern Agbero with Overload?

“Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every twenty-five years, or increases in a geometrical ratio. … The means of...

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BETWEEN THE OPPRESSOR AND THE OPPRESSEE

“The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” Steven Biko (1946-1977) Steven Biko was a revolutionary whose...

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Conspicuous Consumption of Our Tomorrow, Today

“The phrase “consumer society” complements the description of the present social order as an “industrial society.” Needs are...

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SHUT UP, YOU ARE A COMPOUND IDIOT AND BASTARD

‘‘A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within’’ – Will Durant “There is a fine...

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Talking About a Revolution

Don’t you know They’re talking about a revolution It sounds like a whisper While they’re standing in the welfare lines Crying at the...

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Illiteracy + Ignorance + Poverty = Banditry

“Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere.” – Kofi Annan “Poverty is the parent of revolution and...

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Budget 2019: Pulling a Gun We Know We Can’t Shoot

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”  Soren...

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