Media Watch

'19Jan
13

Opinion | WWJD? Oppose An Anti-Lynching Bill, Apparently.

Zach Gibson via Getty Images Mat Staver (far right), the founder of Liberty Counsel, at a demonstration outside the Supreme Court in December. The group opposes anti-lynching legislation that includes protections...
'19Jan
13

The Guardian view on social housing: we need a cultural shift | Editorial

Nineteen months after the Grenfell Tower fire, some of the hunger for change catalysed by the terrible events of 14 June 2017 has found an outlet. A report by the commission on social housing convened by the...
'19Jan
13

Reflections from within

Literature festivals are democratic sites to discuss ideas. They grapple with a whole gamut of issues and they use books, not violence or intimidation, as entry points to unpack complex realities and understand our...
'19Jan
13

Mistimed Migration Means Bird Death Battles

Birds in Europe have the same problem as residents of cities like New York and L.A.: a housing crisis. Not enough nest space to go around. For a species called pied flycatchers that migrate from west Africa, things...
'19Jan
13

Pelosi and Schumer 'don’t want to reach a solution' to reopen government: Scalise

The Republican whip in the House of Representatives said Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer “don’t want to reach a solution” on the shutdown, saying that “not one single...
'19Jan
13

George Pyle: Interdiction doesn’t work at the Rio Grande — the street or the river

“Fixed fortifications are monuments to man’s stupidity. If mountain ranges and oceans can be overcome, anything made by man can be overcome.” — Gen. George S. Patton Businesses do not fail because they don’t...
'19Jan
13

Nigeria: Boko Haram - Buratai Honours Foi Request, Provides Army's Expenditure

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Tukur Buratai, has responded to the joint Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT...
'19Jan
13

How we spent funds for military operations, Buratai replies SERAP, EiE, BudgIT

Home|News|General| How we spent funds for military operations, Buratai replies SERAP, EiE, BudgIT How we spent funds for military operations, Buratai replies SERAP, EiE, BudgIT...
'19Jan
13

Cholera outbreak: Can govt do more through low income urban housing developments?

By Victoria Nyeko Recently, cholera outbreak was reported in the media with increasing panic in Naguru, a Kampala suburb where some patients escaped from a nearby government hospital. The Minister of State for...
'19Jan
13

Democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 U.S. presidential bid

Texas Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor and top U.S. housing official, formally launched his White House bid on Saturday, entering as a dark horse candidate in a likely crowded field vying to...

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