Education First in Somalia!

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Education sprouts stability in Somalia. Class is back in session and gaining popularity.

Just Because You Are Labeled a Terrorist Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Right.

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Alex Dick-Godfrey finds that al Shabaab might have a valid point about occupying forces in Somalia.

White House Approves Military Aid For Countries With Child Soldiers

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The White House on Monday afternoon announced that it had issued blanket waivers to three countries, allowing them to receive military aid despite their ongoing use of child soldiers despite a 2008 law to the contrary.

Somali Journalist Freed But Still Facing Charges

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Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon said that “due process must be observed in the administration of justice.”

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D

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The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

I Realize This Has Nothing To Do With Masculism, But

Tweet29,000 children have died in the past ninety days in Somalia. That means: imagine the number of people at an average Major League Baseball game, except every one of them is a child dead of famine. 3.7 million people are currently in crisis in Somalia thanks to the famine, and 3.2 million of them are […]

The News—Discarded Workers, Discrimination, Forest Fires, and a Crumbling Education System

Tweet For the Unemployed Over 50, Fears of Never Working Again Despite impressive credentials and qualifications, a growing number of unemployed Americans in their 50s and 60s are finding it difficult to re-enter the workforce. “Of the 14.9 million unemployed, more than 2.2 million are 55 or older,” according to the New York Times. “Nearly […]