Tell it like it is: Chauvinism, in its worst form, is the real danger

Tell it like it is: Chauvinism, in its worst form, is the real danger

The late Meles Zenawi made, it seems, more appearance in international print and electronic media and became a preferred topic for think thanks and researchers alike after his demise than he did in his 21 years of rule. Substances in discussions range from retrospective analysis of his personality to his contribution, from his “influential” presence […]

Response to "Campaign against ‘dysfunctional behavior"

A few days back, I reacted to a status update of a facebook friend. As it turns out, I was in fact reacting to an excerpt from an article entitled “campaign against dysfunctional behaviors [of Ethiopians]” by a different writer. The counter-reaction on the part of my face book friend was only to get the […]

My travel account to DC and NY

My travel account to DC and NY

By Dimetros Birku My plan for Enkutatash- the Ethiopian New Year –was a trip to DC and reunion with friends whom I have not seen for well over a decade. As social as my trip was, I also wanted to make it an opportunity to observe the reality of America. I had some questions in […]

Elitist, “Temberkaki”?

“The Economist” recently offered an article relating to Meles. Besides mere elitist attraction of the name “the economist”, no substantive information or speculation is offered. The article tends to celebrate the achievements of Meles than shedding a light on the confusion regarding whereabouts of Meles. It does not have an insight or anything like that […]