INVISIBLE ALIENS

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Famine casts shadow over global hunger progress

1 month ago Ricardo Hylton 0
The number of hungry people around the world has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but famine has cast a dark shadow over four countries in the past year where conflict and climate shocks are threatening to reverse this progress, according to results from an annual global hunger index. The overall score of the 2017 Global Read More

The Icon Series: Reevaluating The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
“I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I cannot remember when I did not so think, and feel.” There is no reason to doubt the sincerity of Abraham Lincoln’s emphatic declaration, written in April 1864, three years into the American Civil War. But as with so much of his early Read More

Donald Trump Wants To Make America Great Again. When Was It Ever So?

6 months ago Ricardo Hylton 1
Ever since his orange-red toupee peeked out from a grubby Manhattan manhole in 2015, Donald Trump’s unbroken refrain has been “let’s make America great again.” It has really grinded my gears but also proved to be an intellectual challenge. This invisible alien is an amateur American history sleuth, and whilst that country has undeniably achieved Read More

The Queen Is Pretty Resilient. Pssh!

6 months ago Chad 1
So people in the UK have finally found their moral compass (coincidentally, it points north). Yes, these compassionate, thoughtful people were all heartbroken back in February about the message it sends that The Donald was being given an official state visit to the UK. Can you imagine it? The Queen will have to, through those Read More

Oh Ye Peaceful Negroes

6 months ago Chad 0
Let this invisible alien state for the record, that like Paul Beatty’s slippery narrator in his magnificent book The Sellout, I’ve never committed a crime in my life. I’ve never stolen socks from Primark or bacon from Sainsbury’s. I’m a law and order sorta guy I guess. That may surprise you somewhat because I am black Read More