The slum of Mathare, in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, is a difficult place to live at the best of times. It is a warren of tin-roofed shacks wedged into a valley between a highway and a bleak, sewage-filled creek. Most of its residents live on at most a few dollars a day, working in […]
Let’s use ever-increasing intelligence – and stop the flow of dirty money out of poor countries.
During the years when the West sought to draw Iran back into the comity of nations, the ayatollahs backed terrorist bombs, cyberattacks, and drone shootings.
Part two of Iain MacKinnon’s exploration of colonisation and education in the Scottish and global context – see part one here. In the nineteenth century fairly direct forms of oppressive violence and terror appear to have been used in effor…