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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Ayn Rand in South Africa

Prince Albert, a backwater town in South Africa’s Karoo region, was the site of a truly world historic event on October 20th, 2013. The event in question was the official launch of the latest addition to our growing register of political parties — namely the South African Libertarian Party. (BTW, at their launch they also

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Tea Party in Somalia

Comedians, making a “PSA (Public Service Announcement) aimed at Tea Party members in the United States, get some cheap laughs out of Somalia’s predicament. H/T: Texas in Africa

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Mr Smith goes to Kenya

We know about the damage done in Uganda by the American Right. Now Mother Jones has a story about US Republican congressman Chris Smith who flew to Kenya–on taxpayers’ expense–recently to make sure a provision in the...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

John McCain ‘prints his soul on Zimbabwe Dollars’

Jon Stewart, on last night’s “The Daily Show,” unpacks the maverick politics of John McCain, who is engaged in a tough re-election bid against a Tea Party candidate in Arizona and has been flip-flopping on...

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Black History Month

I love the work of David Rees.