The Federalist Papers, No. 1
#Poetry #Ethiopia #Africa #Life #Inspiration #Despair …
… We are red fire -
We heal wound, fever.
WE are the future.
Tell us less than we would like to think about income, poverty & growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: http://africanarguments.org/2012/11/20/poor-numbers-how-we-are-misled-by-african-development-statistics-and-what-to-do-about-it-%e2%80%93-by-morten-jerven/
“Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.” - Confucius #Ethiopia
Hello Miqirtey [Hello, My Love] - by Tomas Alazar .. Tigrigna song .. #Eritrea #Ethiopia .. Nice music!
Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, U.S. House Farewell Speech: When will the people start shouting enough is enough? [Government is getting big & bigger..]
“Just today Google revealed that it has received more than 16,000 U.S. government requests for user data in the first six months of this year alone (it complies with about 90 percent of requests, the report said.)” @Salon
The real Petraeus scandal: http://www.salon.com/2012/11/13/the_real_petraeus_scandal/
An American “revolutionary” - former member of the Chinese Communist Party & translator for Mao - assesses #China’s transition and says the Party is far from its founding ideals.
“When we eat together and discuss our day, each child learns how to listen … also communicates confidently with adults.”
Democracy begins at home.
Kids who are taught early on about the value of discussion and that their voice matters, they will most likely prefer debate over fight and respect others’ voices when they grow up and are in a position to make decisions that affect others.