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Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism! Part II

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism! Part II

In the first installment of his five-part article, Dr. Charles Quist-Adade(photo) traced the origin of “race” and racism and argued that the (...)

| October 2007 | 1719 views

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed World Bank MD

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed World Bank MD

World Bank President, Robert Zoellick, recently announced the appointment of Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Bank’s Managing Director. (...)

| October 2007 | 29022 views

Claiming refugee status at the US-Canada border

Notice to persons in the US who wish to claim refugee status at the Canadian border. There is no “Special Program” for Haitians, Mexicans or (...)

| September 2007 | 2024 views

Naomi Klein's "Shock Doctrine"

Naomi Klein’s "Shock Doctrine"

Seven years after the publication of "No Logo" launched her career as a populist, anti-globalization guru, Canada’s Naomi Klein is back in bookstores (...)

| September 2007 | 831 views

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism!

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism!

In this first of his five-part article, Dr. Charles Quist-Adade, Sociology professor at Kwantlen University College, Surrey, B.C., Canada, sheds light on (...)

| August 2007 | 1236 views

Hi-Tech concerts for Planet Earth and 7-7-7

Hi-Tech concerts for Planet Earth and 7-7-7

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton, Canada Saturday July 7, 2007 had a special meaning - bordering on superstition - to millions of people all over (...)

| July 2007 | 759 views

Plot to destroy Zim economy exposed

Plot to destroy Zim economy exposed

Shocking details of a major plot by the British and American governments to bring Zimbabwe’s economy down to its knees and incite an uprising against (...)

| July 2007 | 1652 views

Darkness Over Paradise to be Screened June 16

Darkness Over Paradise to be Screened June 16

Darkness Over Paradise is a documentary that was developed to expose the atrocities committed during the civil war in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Another (...)

| June 2007 | 5019 views

Black Poet Wins Prestigious Award

Black Poet Wins Prestigious Award

By Jeffrey Thomas USINFO Staff Writer Black poet Lucille Clifton(photo) has won the 2007 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the most prestigious honors (...)

| May 2007 | 881 views