What the world will be in 2050?

Independent 1. By 2050, India will have overtaken the US as the world’s second largest economy It’s also projected that the gap between the three biggest economies, China, India and the US, and the rest of the world will widen over the next few decades. 2. The UK will no longer be among the top…

‎አዲስ አባባ‬ ስለምን ታወዛግባለች?

‪አዲስአባባ‬ ስለምን ታወዛግባለች? ‪በዘላለምክብረት‬ ሕሩይ ሚናስ አስደናቂ ሰው ነው፡፡ የገበሬ ልጅ፣ በአስራዎቹ መጨረሻ አዲስ አበባ የገባ፡፡ ከዛም የአብነት ተማሪ ሆነና ቅዳሴና ቅኔ ሞካከረ፡፡ እሱ አልሆን ሲለው ጎዳና ወጥቶ ጎዳና አዳሪ ሆነ፡፡ ቀጠለና የለማኝ መሪ (sighted guide) ሆነ፡፡ እሱም ሲያልፍ ‹ለምን አልማርም?› ብሎ ትምህርት ተማረና ዩንቨርሲቲ በገባ በዓመቱ ‹ማርክሲስት› ሆነ፡፡ ትምህርቱንም ለአቢዮቱ ሲባል ተወውና መፅሃፍ ነጋዴ…

What Is Behind the Oromo Rebellion in Ethiopia?

By Yohannes Woldemariam Associate Professor of International Relations and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College The Ethiopian government is now faced with unprecedented rebellion from the Oromo ethnic group, consisting 35% of the Ethiopia’s population, which it disingenuously claims is inspired by terrorism. The immediate pretext is the Addis Ababa Master Plan encroaching and displacing…

Is Land Privatization Bad for The Poor?

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* In his article ” Famine ” in Ethiopia,: Key Facts, René Lefort says that land privatization is worse for the poorest farmers. This argument may support the government, but not the farmers. René Lefort starts out with Amartya Sen’s exchange entitlements thesis. He states that in bad years, Ethiopian farmers “face…