Politics & Patriotism

Bye Obama, Part II

by on Apr.20, 2017, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Part I on domestic outlook was posited on 27 March 2017

World Stage
I believe that ethical and effective leadership is imperative for nations’ progress. Leadership may be implied or formal, whatever form it come in, we need leadership. It may be provided by US or United Nations but it has to be provided. Nobody demands …… Read more

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Bye Obama, Part I

by on Mar.27, 2017, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Initially I wanted to reflect on both the achievements and the shortcomings of the Obama Presidency but president Obama used his final days in the office to enumerate his achievements. At every opportunity afforded to him he reminded us that he was the best gift to the world between 2009 and 2016. Two particular moments …… Read more

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America: Lead or Get out of the Way

by on Aug.31, 2016, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Sean Neber

Many days in 2008 I stayed up late or woke up in the wee hours of the night to listen to Senator Obama’s inspirational speeches. His words were a spring of fresh water in the land submerged in dirty political waters. American politics stinks and Senator Obama promised to purify it if he won the …… Read more

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Brexit: A Challenge to Democracy and Leadership

by on Jun.30, 2016, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

Brexit is not just an exercise in democracy; it is a challenge to democracy. One of the key pillars of democracy is free and fair elections. It has been common knowledge in an election that majority have their way while the minority are protected. The results of Brexit and other recent elections have led many …… Read more

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America’s New Political Parties

by on Mar.30, 2016, under Politics & Patriotism

Marc

It is obvious to many people that America has two dominant political parties. I am sure you guessed Republican and Democratic, you are not alone many people are fixated in the America of the 80s and before, the America of Ronald Reagan and JF Kennedy. The only enduring thing about America is its pursuit of …… Read more

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More Women in Parliament At No Extra Cost: Part II

by on Jun.01, 2015, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

IssacMao

Read “More Women in Parliament At No Extra Cost: Part I” for background information.

The two scenarios that could provide fair representation of both genders in the Parliament without extra burden to the tax payers are as follows: –

Scenario One: No Change to The Constitution
Based on the current figures in the Parliament, the state should ensure …… Read more

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More Women in Parliament At No Extra Cost: Part I

by on May.16, 2015, under Leadership, Politics & Patriotism

One day when our mouths connect to our hearts and communicate the content of the same heart, we will have fewer problems with gender representation. One day our nation will say: men and women are equal and mean it. One day Kenyans will go to the ballot to elect leaders with vision, passion, integrity and …… Read more

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Kenya’s Ugliest Couple: Corruption and Tribalism

by on Apr.06, 2015, under Politics & Patriotism

Futureatlas

Kenya only suffers from two evils: corruption and tribalism, the rest of the challenges that bedevils the nation are offsprings of the above two. If we liberate ourselves from corruption and tribalism we will then take our place among the community of respectable and progressive nations. Given the location of our nation, the acreage of …… Read more

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