Kibaki and Kalonzo are using the power of the Kenyan state to sabotage justice for victims of post-election violence
By MAKAU MUTUA
I have been in a funk for several weeks. But my depression is political, not clinical. Last August, I mistakenly thought the new Constitution would change minds and the language of political discourse. But I was in lala land. Nothing has changed. Zilch – nada. Continue reading Political class testing Kenyans’ patience
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The secretary of state has explicitly placed women’s needs at the heart of US thinking about long-term security Continue reading Clinton is proving that a feminist foreign policy is possible – and works
Underinvestment and market failures have trapped many countries in a vicious cycle of low productivity and exposure to price hikes, says Olivier de Schutter, the UN special rapporteur on the right to food Continue reading How can we feed the world and still save the planet?
CQ TODAY ONLINE NEWS – APPROPRIATIONSJan. 19, 2011 – 9:40 p.m.
By CQ Staff
The Republican Study Committee proposal would cut fiscal 2011 spending back to 2008 levels, which would save $80 billion, and push spending in fiscal 2012-2021 even lower, to fiscal 2006 levels, which would save $2.29 trillion, according to a summary. The proposal would strike funding for specific government programs, including the following: Continue reading Spending Cuts: Programs Targeted by House Conservatives