Transcript of Obama’s victory Speech
My, my, when those dumb Australians decline to pay attention to a noted Singaporean intellectual, what is the world coming to?
Eric Hobsbawm, who died recently at the age of 95, was admired for speaking against social banditry. Throughout his life, the illustrious historian nursed his conscience and highlighted the barbarity of modern times.
Why did Hobsbawn think and write the way he did? Did his work emerge from a particular cultural milieu? How much is Vienna responsible for shaping the thought of one of the greatest intellectuals of recent times?
In South Africa, apartheid still exists. And workers suffer the most, exploited in sub-human conditions by white multinationals
Ajay Kumar Johannesburg (South Africa)
The cuban missile crisis and ownership of the world
“The army has lost some of its standing, but the common man still has respect for it”
Perhaps most important for the average citizen, inflation is only 3.2 per cent and holding steady – in marked contrast to the relentlessly soaring prices in Vietnam which have impoverished many people
The tragic fire in the Ali Enterprises factory was not only devastating in itself, but also exposed a vastly flawed system that reeks of corruption, inefficiency and negligence
Nudrat Kamal Newsline
So what were the real causes of the 1962 India-China war?
Zorawar Daulet Singh Delhi
There is an equilibrium in Sino-Indian affairs that makes recourse to force extremely improbable. Both now read their semaphores well and know how much of the sword must be unsheathed to send a message
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi