Category Archives: Africa

Dark Continent Follies

You Say Wakanda; I See Zimbabwe

A recently released Marvel Comics fantasy film, Black Panther, is experiencing a brisk box office trade. By all accounts it is a rousing action film, with colorful costumes and striking computer special effects. But something interesting is happening in the … Continue reading

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Mind Where You Go: Travel Risk

Traveling is fun, but it can be risky. In many countries of the world, rates of crime and communicable disease can be much higher than in most countries of Europe and the Anglosphere. Kidnappings, dangerous infections, corrupt law enforcement, and … Continue reading

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Are People with Low IQs Doomed to be Left Behind?

Lower intelligence is a limiting factor when it comes to education, employment, and economic success but IQ has nothing to do with dignity, friendliness, compassion, honesty and a host of other positive human attributes. Access to all the opportunities imaginable … Continue reading

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Can Africa Rise Above Its Poverty and Low IQ?

Curse of Poverty and Low IQ The poverty of sub Saharan Africa is a perpetual problem which has long troubled western global analysts. Since the days of Albert Schweitzer, charitable persons and institutions from the advanced world have been lavishing … Continue reading

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Africa’s “Complex Transition” Into the Modern World

Darkest Africa and for Very Good Reasons When President Macron of France suggested that black Africa has “civilisational problems,” he was immediately attacked by the usual suspects of the politically correct mindset. But Macron was merely saying in a polite … Continue reading

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Emerging Ghost Malls, Hotels, Office Buildings and Cities of Africa

We usually think of China when contemplating “ghost cities” and other ghost real estate properties. But the Chinese propensity to build infrastructure far in advance of actual demand is not limited to the Middle Kingdom. The Chinese Communist Party wants … Continue reading

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Core v. Periphery VS. IQ and the Wealth of Nations

Core v. Periphery The world can be perceived as a core / periphery dichotomy where core countries are characterized by high levels of development, a capacity at innovation and a convergence of trade flows. The core has a level of … Continue reading

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MegaCities of the Coming Anarchy

What Would a Preview of Tomorrow’s World Look Like? It will be a world of Robert Kaplan-esque urban hellscapes — brutal and anarchic supercities filled with gangs of youth-gone-wild, a restive underclass, criminal syndicates, and bands of malicious hackers. __ … Continue reading

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Where the People Are; Where They Will Be

Where the People Are: To start, we’ve used 2016 information on population. There are now at least 3.8 billion people living inside the highlighted circle, and that’s not even including the tally from countries that are partially in the circle … Continue reading

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Realities

Realities of Crime Vengeful black mobs roam the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, and other North American cities, killing, looting, raping, in the name of an imaginary genocide. The real colour of crime is of a different hue than is … Continue reading

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Are Black People World’s Largest Liability?

Not as Individuals, No; Mainly from Dysfunctional Black Cultures and Large Concentrations in Populations Statistical Low Intelligence and Poor Impulse Control of Blacks Puts World Assets at Risk The world’s largest asset class — the American housing market — is … Continue reading

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Why Blacks Destroy Everything They Inherit

… no one will talk about the painful fact that most African and Caribbean nations have either failed or are about to collapse. Source From South Africa to Zimbabwe to Jamaica to Detroit to much of London, African blacks are … Continue reading

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Built to Fail: Is This System Destined to Take Over the Earth?

Nearly every month brings news of an infrastructure failure, dramatic or mundane. In August a new $300 million eight-lane suspension bridge in Harbin collapsed, sending four trucks tumbling and leaving three dead. __ Bloomberg This lack of quality materials and … Continue reading

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The Myth of Syphilis

Syphilis is a “hot topic” in American and European medical news. Breathless reports of rising syphilis rates among homosexual populations titillate readers from Paris to New York — but these politically correct stories conspicuously neglect to report where syphilis is … Continue reading

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How Stupid is Too Stupid?

Too Stupid for What? Consider that Russia wants to bring nuclear power plants to sub Saharan Africa. Given the crucial roles of maintenance and intelligent monitoring to nuclear plant safety, would building nuclear power plants in Africa be a good … Continue reading

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Advanced Nuclear Reactors: The Future of Large-Scale Energy

Nuclear Power Evolving: Safer, Cleaner, More Reliable, More Affordable An Exciting Time to be a Nuclear Power Engineer “As a professor, now is a very exciting time to be in nuclear engineering. The students in the program haven’t been around … Continue reading

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Are All Black Immigrants Potential Terrorists?

the next place from which terrorism is likely to emerge is Africa… __ Anatoly Vishnevsky Massive Swelling of Unemployed and Unemployable Black and Muslim Populations to Swamp Developed World in Violence and Poverty This is an opportunity that Putin cannot … Continue reading

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US Charitable Giving: Government vs Private

US Government Global Humanitarian Assistance In the fiscal year 2015, the US Agency for International Develepment (USAID) and the Department of State provided more than $6bn in life-saving humanitarian assistance. __ http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/dec/10/global-humanitarian-crisis-continuous-increase-funding Private US Charitable Giving In 2014, the largest … Continue reading

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Is Nuclear Power Really the Safest Form of Energy?

Historically, nuclear energy has proven the safest form of power generation in the nation-states that have implemented it. In countries such as France, Germany, the US, the UK, etc., nuclear energy has shown itself to be very safe. Contrary to … Continue reading

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Adventures in Global Demographics

Uneducated and unskilled populations are proliferating, while skilled and educated populations are dying off. [By 2050] there will be more Japanese over age 80 than under 15. Japan’s population – now 127 million – is expected to fall to 108 … Continue reading

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Africa: Can the Dark Continent Find its Own Level?

For quite some time, outsiders have been trying to save Africa from itself — to “uplift” Africans to higher levels of achievement than they had been capable of on their own. Most recently, the Chinese have been inundating Africa with … Continue reading

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No Help for Black Children from Obama

Black impoverishment in the US is holding steady under US President Barack Obama. Black families cannot seem to escape poverty under Obama, while families of other races improve their economic conditions. 95% of American blacks who voted, voted for Barack … Continue reading

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Broken Europe: Rapidly Filling w/ People Unable to Keep the Lights On

“Now, in Sub-Saharan Africa, you’re never more than two conversations away from someone who can get you to Europe,” said Tuesday Reitano, a human trafficking expert at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, a think tank. __ http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2015/07/20/a-remote-city-of-smugglers/ BUDAPEST … Continue reading

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How Would You Deal With the “Black Problem?”

Just over 23 years ago, the 1992 Los Angeles riots reminded Americans that the violent unrest of the black underclass had only been sleeping (restlessly) since 1968, when riots had erupted in 125 US cities. Massive aide, special preferences, and … Continue reading

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Is it Fair to Say that Black People are Stupid?

No. It is neither fair nor accurate to say that all black people are stupid. Consider the dictionary definition for the word “stupid:” a : slow of mind : obtuse b : given to unintelligent decisions or acts : acting … Continue reading

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