Great article. This has very hopeful possibilities. Wahhabi Islam has been promoted all over the world since 1979. Poisoning the minds of millions in mosques, schools, and prisons. The children of this school of thought are ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, the Taliban, etc. It will be a battle to change the system but pray […]
Abd al-Wahhab argued that all Muslims must individually pledge their allegiance to a single Muslim leader (a Caliph, if there were one). Those who would not conform to this view should be killed, their wives and daughters violated, and their possessions confiscated, he wrote. The list of apostates meriting death included the Shia, Sufis and […]
Journalist Howard W. French travels through Africa to meet up with some of the one million Chinese migrants now living and working there. Source: ‘China’s Second Continent’ tells the fascinating yet alarming story of China’s economic colonization of Africa – CSMonitor.com
Turning oil rigs into reefs saves money and marine life. Yet many greens oppose it Source: Reefer madness | The Economist
However, the greatest immorality of all concerns the masses in the developing world. It is excellent that, in so many parts of the developing world — the so-called emerging economies — economic growth is now firmly on the march, as they belatedly put in place the sort of economic policy framework that brought prosperity to […]
“Air pollution… is certainly going to take hundreds of thousands of lives in the next few years alone.” Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University biologist“The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years. If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder […]
To improve nutrition, the free distribution of food as practiced by the WFP, and the broad subsidy policies of developing countries designed to keep prices low, may not always be the best strategy. As we recently pointed out in the print edition, the WFP has been experimenting with the greater use of cash benefits and […]
Russia wanted this warm water port in the ’80’s, which is why we unfortunately supported Gen Zia’s Islamic centralization of the country. Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: Gwadar Port: Pakistan, China all set to develop master plan – The Express Tribune
CORRECTION: At 0:16, Dr. Davies says “In 1990, the United Nations set very ambitious Millennium Development Goals.” The Millennium Development Goals were set in the year 2000; several of these goals use 1990 as a starting point.
Iceland abolished slavery in 1117. Ironically thousands of Icelanders (including millions other Europeans) will be enslaved by Muslim pirates in the following centuries.
African lives have already greatly improved over the past decade, says Oliver August. The next ten years will be even better Source: A hopeful continent | The Economist
A Denver pastor is using her personal stories about freeing South Sudanese slaves to inspire Marin Catholic High School students to support her cause and advocate an end to slavery. The Rev. Heidi McGinness has been working with Christian Solidarity International — a nonprofit human rights organization — for about 10 years, documenting the stories […]