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The roots of political vision

Transformative change in politics depends so much on having a clear view of the desired end. Where does that vision come from? Possibilities may be offered by various ideologies, or party platforms, or political candidates.

Education for fragile states

Although the number of children enrolled in primary school in Africa increased from 60 million in 2000 to some 250 million today, school quality remains uneven.

The economy of war

The belief that we need to possess more is the driving force for much of the violence and war, corruption and exploitation on earth.

Concerns surrounding federal intervention

Thorough investigation on the contents and scope of the 2003 federal intervention law reveals that there are several departure points from the wordings and intents of the Federal Constitution, writes Endalkachew Geremew.

Usury, not money: the root of evil

Usury is the very antithesis of the gift, for instead of giving to others when one has more than one needs, usury seeks to use the power of ownership to gain even more—to take from others rather than to give, writes Jenberu Haile.