America is now two weeks into the outbreak of Ebola panic, and still, the airborne transmission of hyperbole spreads, mutating into increasingly absurd forms. Americans are acting as if the entire body of their nation is under threat, and they’re beginning to shut down peripheral
Of the 411 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to express outrage about violence against children in Nigeria, 389 have not signed their names to legislation to stop violence against children by public schools in the United States.
Mubarak Bala’s father and his allies are insisting that he will continue to be held captive, and undergo treatments as if he were mentally ill – in order to cure his atheism.
U.S. Senator Jim Risch Tweets today: I intro'd legislation in Jan '13 to get Boko Haram designated a terrorist org-took admin too long. #BringBackOurGirls http://t.co/NuInoeFPK5 — Senator Jim Risch (@SenatorRisch) May 6, 2014 Hang on a tic with me here while I try to figure
The United Nations Environmental Program is being forced to pick up the bill for the mess left behind by Shell Oil’s profiteering in Nigeria. Will the company try to do the same when its new Alaskan drilling operations spill oil into Arctic waters?
As politicians continue to push for expanded offshore drilling in the waters of the United States of America, we need to look at the disasters that are taking place elsewhere in the world, and ask ourselves whether we want to see the same news coming from our own beaches.