Armed security officials watch as protesters stage a protest against the  regime in Bishoftu, Ethiopia on October 02, 2016. © 2016 Getty Images

Ethiopia’s Political Turmoil Worsening: Threatening Regional Security

By Betre Y. Getahun Political turmoil, ethnic tension and conflict have continued to engulf east Africa’s most populous nation, Ethiopia. The country is now on brink of an all-out civil war which could affect the whole region. Despite increasing [...]
U.S. Legislators: Voting Against Commonsense Gun Regulation Will Get You Unelected

U.S. Legislators: Voting Against Commonsense Gun Regulation Will Get You Unelected

by Baldr Odinson.   Despite 90% of Americans supporting universal background checks, including 91% of gun-owning households, and even 74% of NRA members (see the data here), the U.S. Senate voted down a watered-down background check bill [...]
Opposition Political Parties Showing Reservation to the Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC)

Opposition Political Parties Showing Reservation to the Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC)

By Betre Yacob. Opposition political parties in Ethiopia are said to have been showing reservation to the Ethiopian National Transitional Council (ENTC), which has been working to overthrow the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front [...]
Presidential Candidates Finally Debate On Gun Control

Presidential Candidates Finally Debate On Gun Control

  By Baldr Odinson. I’ve been annoyed by the fact that not one single question about gun violence came up in the first presidential debate or in the vice-presidential debate.  You would think that 100,000 shootings a year, almost [...]