My sisters and my job was to guard the cornfield from the baboons, so every morning we would wake up and we would go to our station. This was a platform my grandfather had built out of poles at the ed...
The entire process of living in Zimbabwe is something of a gamble at the moment, so you might think that there would be little appetite for patronizing Zimbabwe's casinos. Actually, it seems to be wor...
Few people understand why it is inevitable that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will not end in victory for the United States of America and Britain.I'm not a journalist, but I did fight as a soldier...
Job 28Where is Wisdom to be found?God answered Job out of the whirlwind: "Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge." Job 38:1 - the beginning of our reading from today's lectionary,...
During her London fashion week show in February 2003, Katherine Hamnett, the award winning British designer. sent models up the catwalk in T-shirts that read No War, Blair Out. Get Ethical found out m...
Peter Godwin certainly has a story to tell. It's a story of an idyllic, if unusual childhood, a disrupted but eventually immensely successful education, military service and then two careers, on...
It is fifty years since Doris Lessing published Going Home, an account of her return to Rhodesia, the country where she grew up. By then in her thirties, she had already achieved the status of r...
It is time for ZImbabwe's Mugabe to go. Under 28 years of uninterrupted Robert Mugabe's brutal rule, the country has become a basket case -- inflation is staggering, the unemployment is at 80 percent...
Posted by David Gaffen The object on the left is worth more than the pile on the right. Annelena Lobb has this report on an inflation rate that dwarfs all comers.If using the word "hyperinflation" u...
For many years, the United States taxpayer has helped sustain the corrupt, bureaucratic organization known as the United Nations. In fact, the United States continues to fund more than $5 billion ...