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TALIB E ILM [NSF newspaper]

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Editorial — FROM THE ABYSS

EDITORIAL —– FROM THE ABYSS…….. While the people of Pakistan are hard put to make both ends meet in their daily struggle for survival, the media is engaged in staging discussions and publishing erudite articles to identify the macro and micro causes of the ills that ail our society and to discover a solution to … Continue reading

CHAVEZ AFFECTED BY CANCER

Published on Friday, July 1, 2011 by the Irish Times   Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Reveals He Has Cancer   The head of the Venezuelan army has said there is no threat to the country’s constitutional order following president Hugo Chavez’s revelation that he is fighting cancer after having a tumour removed in Cuba. The head … Continue reading

PUBLIC SPENDING ON EDUCATION IN INDIA

Public Spending on Education in India by Jayati Ghosh The failure of the Indian state more than six decades after Independence to provide universal access to quality schooling and to ensure equal access to higher education among all socio-economic groups and across gender and region must surely rank among the more dismal and significant failures … Continue reading

LIVING ON BREAD AND CIRCUSES

THE DANGER OF LIVING ON BREAD AND CIRCUSES   By alice schroeder Rome in the first two centuries A.D. faced a yawning gulf between rich and poor. The mighty empire built on tribute reached its geographic limits. Its economy created few exportable goods. Slaves acquired by conquest built most of its bridges, roads and aqueducts … Continue reading

US COST OF WAR

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 by Reuters US Cost of War at Least $3.7 Trillion and Counting by Daniel Trotta When President Barack Obama cited cost as a reason to bring troops home from Afghanistan, he referred to a $1 trillion price tag for America’s wars. In addition to the incalculable cost of human … Continue reading

U.S. MIDDLE EAST POLICY

  US Actions, Not Obama’s Words Tell Story of US Middle East Policy by Dennis Kucinich   We all want to be supportive of our President as he attempts to broaden America’s positive role in the Middle East and North Africa. But it is important to critically analyze what the President does, not what he … Continue reading

WASHINGTON RELEASES PENTAGON PAPERS AFTER FORTY YEARS

Washington releases Pentagon Papers 40 years after publication by Bill Van Auken The US National Archive’s official release of the Pentagon Papers Monday, 40 years after they were leaked and published, underscores the profound shift to the right by the media and the entire political establishment in the intervening decades. On June 13, 1971, the … Continue reading

THE BATTLEFIELDS CHOSEN BY CONTEMPORARY IMPERIALISM

The Battlefields Chosen by Contemporary Imperialism: Conditions for an Effective Response from the South   Samir Amin     In the art of war, each belligerent chooses the terrain considered most advantageous for its battle for the offensive and tries to impose that terrain on its adversary, so that it is put on the defensive. … Continue reading