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Risk of grievous genocide looms in South Sudan

Risk of grievous genocide looms in South Sudan

Benjamin Jackson December 19, 2016 0

When South Sudan gained independence in 2011 after long and bloody fighting throughout the twentieth century, it was seen as a chance for rejuvenation and healing for the country and its people. But 5

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Assessing Barack Obama’s Legacy

Assessing Barack Obama’s Legacy

Benjamin Jackson November 8, 2016 0

When Barack Obama came to power in 2009, immense hype surrounded his inauguration. The hope, the sense of change, the ‘Yes, we can’. His temples now greyer, his tenure has seen the world change

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Venezuela’s Failures Should Be a Warning About State Socialism

Venezuela’s Failures Should Be a Warning About State Socialism

Benjamin Jackson October 12, 2016 0

If one was to search for an example of how a socialist state can go wrong, Venezuela provides a fitting depiction. With the world’s highest inflation rate – predicted to reach 500% by the

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