Monthly Archives: November 2015

Question and answer session with Prof. Al Mariam on forming an Exile Government – Part 2

The Government of Ethiopia in Exile Organizing Committee (GEEOC) had earlier announced that the renowned Professor of constitutional law at California State University, Dr Alemayehu Gebremariam, will be addressing questions and issues on the process of forming an Ethiopian government in exile. As such, we have received many questions from the public from all corners […]

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Ethiopia and the World Bank of Lies, Damned Lies and Statislies

John Milton wrote in Paradise Lost: “For no falsehood can endure/ Touch of celestial temper.” Of course, Milton was writing about Satan and his “devilish art”  of  “forging illusions”. I am seething in temporal temper over the World Bank’s “devilish art” of economic numerology, Mephistophelian cunning in making deals with corrupt African thugtators and the […]

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Question and answer session with Prof. Al Mariam on forming an Exile Government

The Government of Ethiopia in Exile Organizing Committee (GEEOC) had earlier announced that the renowned Professor of constitutional law at California State University, Dr Alemayehu Gebremariam, will be addressing questions and issues on the process of forming an Ethiopian government in exile. As such, we have received many questions from the public from all corners […]

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America: Saving the Last Great Hope of Humanity From Insanity

Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate said, “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” I would add, “There must never be a time when we fail to protest the madness of politician wannabes and the lunacy of […]

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Remembering the Meles Massacres of 2005 in Ethiopia Ten Years After

In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby […]

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Dictatorship and its Evolution, Chapter II: Contrasting Burma with Ethiopia Messay Kebede

The news that Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, in addition to wining a majority in Burma’s recent parliamentary elections, has enough seats to elect its own candidate to the presidency, is both a remarkable triumph of democracy and a lesson for Ethiopia’s ruling groups and opposition parties. In December 2011, I published an article, […]

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Barbarians in the Headquarters of Voice of America ?

The ancient Romans secured their cities with gates and walls against marauding barbarians. The Romans aimed to keep the “barbarians at the gate” out and fend off any attack. The modern day barbarians of press freedom secretly breached the “gates” of the Voice of America (VOA) headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 26, 2015. Teodros […]

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Reflections on Prof. Mesfin’s “Adafne”: Saving Ethiopians From Themselves?

Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam’s latest Amharic  book, “Adafne: Fear and Failure”, is at once a lamentation on the decline and  decay of Ethiopian society from the corrosive effects of bad governance, tyrannical rule and moral corruption and a call to action for redemption. Prof. Mesfin taught geography at Haile Selassie University (Addis Ababa University). “Adafne” is […]

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