Thursday, September 3, 2015

Grandmother Africa Politics

France, Germany and Italy oppose military action in case of a Russian attack on an ally, a new Pew survey finds. But most Republicans...

Grandmother Africa Opinion

Medical doctors, like most public servants in Ghana, go on strike. That much is not new. They go to demand ‘better working conditions,’ which...

Economy

The Greek debt crisis has been captivating the attention of the geopolitically connected and global finance watchers for the past five years. It has all the makings of a Greek tragedy which we may as well call the Euro...
Almost eight years ago, the Ghanaian government performed an act that its leaders knew would come back in boomerang fashion. It artificially overvalued its currency. Although Ghana wasn't producing any goods of high export value, President John Kufuor raised the...

Culture

When a new study came out late last year proving​—​scientifically!​—​how easy it is to turn opponents of gay marriage into supporters, the political scientist Andrew Gelman managed to summarize his reaction in a single unscientific word: “Wow!” He was writing...
As technology infiltrates every corner of our society, increasingly consumers of gadgets are taking notice of the "whiteness" of technology that emerges at every turn—for instance, the supremacist coding that embeds language like "master" and "slave" disks. Emojis are yet...

Grandmother Environment