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Duterte's Hobbesian world

IM NOT an expert on human rights, but the reports on the UN rapporteurs criticism of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for his statements justifying the killing of corrupt journalists strike me as a case of mistranslation. Human rights refer to the ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 month ago

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Barbarism, Civilization and Modern Politics: PTSD as a Political Football in a Hobbesian Age

If our wars were to make killers of all combat soldiers, rather than men who have killed, civilian life would be endangered for generations or, in fact, made impossible. J. Glenn Gray, from The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle(1959) I ...
 CounterPunch1 month ago PTSD as a Political Football in a Hobbesian Age  Before It's News1 month ago

Sense, nonsense, and commonsense (5)

Of course, the Hobbesian state of nature is a hypothetical scenario invented by Hobbes to anchor his theory concerning the origin of civil society. But it might become real in Nigeria if the federal government READ COMPLETE ARTICLE:
 Newspic Ghana1 month ago

Failed states and the paradox of civilisation

Failed states are the most pressing international policy concern in the post-Cold War era (Fund for Peace 2015). Failed states have been the source of major humanitarian catastrophes, including mass famines (Chad, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso), ...
 Vox1 hour ago

Social media reactions trail cancellation of Kano's Billion naira film village

Follwing reports that the Federal Government has cancelled the over 10 billion naira Kano Film Village , due to religious concerns, some Nigerians have taken to the social media to express their thoughts on the matter. See some reactions on ...
 Daily Trust Nigera12 hours ago Kannywood: Islamic clerics kick against film village in Kano  Pulse.ng15 hours ago
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Terry Smyth on the man who cracked the Myall Creek massacre

Denny Day TERRY SMYTH EBURY PRESS $34.99 Edward Denny Day may not be familiar to students of Australian history, but he ought to be. After serving in the army in India, the Anglo-Irish Day arrived in New South Wales in the 1830s and took a job as ...
 Melbourne Age3 days ago

The Daily 202: Why Trump sounded more like a strongman than a movement conservative

THE BIG IDEA: CLEVELAND—You could be forgiven for wanting to pop a valium at the end of Donald Trump's acceptance speech last night. The Republican nominee painted a stark picture of a Hobbesian America that is nasty, brutish and short. ...
 Washington Post3 days ago Why Trump sounded more like a strongman than a movement conservative  Washington Post3 days ago

Being Inconvenienced While Minding My Own Business

Are bystanders to violent events neutral or complicit? In the past couple of weeks Ive read a number of articles about police violence and citizens reaction to that violence. Most of these articles rightly point to the structural roots of police ...
 Dissident Voice4 days ago

Affirmative Action for Conservatives?

No, not the sort that sees women and minorities promoted by quota -- a concept abhorrent to all who believe merit must be key. But what to make of a Coalition government that allows the left to colonise institutions and control them totally, as in ...
 Quadrant Online3 days ago

Does Trump's America First policy mean Allies Last?

By Carl Bildt, There is a new Trump doctrine in foreign and security affairs emerging: be unpredictable about everything. In general, there is something to be said for an element of uncertainty. Potential spoilers and adversaries should not be ...
 Washington Post3 days ago
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