Archive for November, 2018

November 18, 2018

Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth | Al Jazeera – KOLUMN

If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to – even helped to – legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it.

Source: Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth | Al Jazeera – KOLUMN

November 16, 2018

The egregious lie Americans tell themselves

In September 2016, the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh caught on fire. Originally built in 1928 and last renovated in 1982, the bridge carries more than 50,000 vehicles a day and serves as a main commuter link between the city’s central business district and its populous southern suburbs. Long in a state of questionable repair, it had been an object of particular concern after the spectacular and deadly collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis in 2007.

Source: The egregious lie Americans tell themselves