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In 2019, Karen Bass, Democratic congresswoman representing parts of Culver City, CA, introduced a bill that has gotten everyone’s attention around the world.  Being the current chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Chair of the United States Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, she is the perfect person to come up and get such an essential bill approved. The bill was also co-sponsored by 38 congresspeople,…

El Salvador is no stranger to violence. It endured a brutal civil war in the 1980s, which lasted for more than a decade. In many ways, this history has underpinned the evolution of a terrifying gang culture where extortion and murder have become the norm. In the aftermath of the civil war, US immigration policies hardened. The net result was Salvadorian migrants convicted of crimes were deported back to El Salvador, renewing the cycle of…

Myanmar and the Roots of Child Labour Located in Southeast Asia, Myanmar, formerly Burma, has a steadily growing economy. Before the COVID-19 Pandemic economic growth in Myanmar was projected to increase to 6.7 per cent in 2021/22 after picking up to 6.3 per cent in 2019/20 and 6.4 per cent in 2020/21. Of course, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, those numbers are expected to decrease; however, this just goes to show how well Myanmar was…

“This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: ‘How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, so that they may worship me. If you refuse to let them go, I will bring locusts into your country tomorrow. They will cover the face of the ground so that it cannot be seen. They will devour what little you have left after the hail, including every tree that…

Every worldly citizen acknowledges that wars cost money and it doesn’t come as a surprise. Yet what does is the fact that ongoing American wars since 9/11 have been waged almost entirely on borrowed money. They are credit-card wars, 60% funded by U.S. investors, 40% by those in other countries. Unlike the other wars in medieval history, they are not being paid for as they happen and are racking up a substantial debt to foreign…

Nigeria and Pillars of its economy A key player in West Africa, Nigeria accounts for half of West Africa’s population with 202 million people and 1 of the largest populations of youth in the world. With an abundance of natural resources, it is Africa’s biggest oil exporter, and has the largest natural gas reserves on the continent. The country held presidential elections in 2019 and Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a 2nd term. He…

Do you know about KFC? Or Pizza Hut? Or American Burger? Hearing these kinds of question, you may laugh and say, “who does not know?”. The hype of eating in these restaurants is increasing day by day from the previous decade. Now people want to have different foods from different cuisines, people want to change their taste and they are investing money on eating. So, how did these international restaurants become so popular here? 1.Movies…

“When a violin player in Berlin wanted to know about Bangladesh from me, I took out a folded ten taka note from my breast pocket and showed the picture of Sheikh Mujib, I said look this is Bangladesh; I don’t know anything more than this about Bangladesh.” It was his lifelong devotion to the cause of toiling masses that made Sheikh Mujib Bangabandhu and made us independent. Birth : The greatest Bangalee of…

Let us all join the Nation in celebrating the 116th Birth Anniversary of one of the biggest visionaries responsible for Industrial growth in India. Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (popular to the world as J.R.D. Tata) was born to famed businessman Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata and Suzanee Briere (the first woman to drive a car in India) at Paris on 29th July, 1904. Since his mother was French, a significant part of his childhood was spent in…

COVID-19 is a warning, a call for the whole world. This is not the end. The population is growing, the natural environment has become unbalanced. The food chain of animals has come down to a terrible disaster. From tiny creatures to humans, there is a visible competition for survival on Earth. Hands and feet are getting cold at the thought of how terrible the end result will be in the way a corona has moved.…