Author Archives: Guestspeaker

About Guestspeaker

A joint effort of several authors who do find that nobody can keep standing at the side and that “Everyone" must care about what is going on in today’s world. We are a bunch of people who do not mind that somebody has a totally different idea but is willing to share the ideas with others and to be Active and willing to let others understand how "today’s decisions will influence the future”. Therefore we would love to see many others to "Act today".

Melania Trump wears ‘I don’t care’ jacket en route to child detention centre

First lady Melania Trump visited an immigrant detention centre Thursday in McAllen, Texas, and participated in a roundtable with the staff there. The facility houses children ages 12 through 17. *** *** Preceding America’s hidden agenda and detention of children Migrant … Continue reading

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Migrant children in cages – part 2

Originally posted on NICK "EL CATRACHO" ROGERS:
Dear readers, Apparently Donald Trump had a change of heart, yesterday. He has stopped unaccompanied minors being separated from their parents. How nice of him. He said he is showing his…

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Migrant children in cages

Originally posted on NICK "EL CATRACHO" ROGERS:
Dear readers, I get political now and then. Usually because I like the rest of the world get angry or emotional at images of words that hit a nerve. I am…

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Whose university is it anyway?

Ron Srigley, Los Angeles Review of Books, 22 February 2018 Administrators control the modern university. The faculty have ‘fallen,’ to use Benjamin Ginsberg’s term. It’s an ‘all-administrative’ institution now. Spending on administrators and administration exceeds spending on faculty, administrators out-number faculty … Continue reading

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U.SA. Still top destination for international migrants

The United States has been the top destination for international migrants since at least 1960, with one-fifth of the world’s migrants living there as of 2017.  The majority of present Americans have forgotten where they originally came from. Often they … Continue reading

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Trump et al.— The Global Storm

Originally posted on Back To The Routes:
​All around us, I see posts about how when Trump won, so did sexism, racism and hate. But the issue runs much deeper. First think about this question— would you mind so much…

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France and the Burkini

Originally posted on Feminist Philosophers:
? EDIT: As several readers have pointed out, it is not France but specific municipalities in France that have banned the burkini. Some municipalities in France have decided to ban ‘burkinis’ on various beaches. This means…

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The amazing life of the first woman to run for US president

A group of Singaporeans who are passionate about current affairs, technology, startups, money-matters, lifestyle, and a good cup of coffee, “Kopitiam Bo” not only look the latest Singapore-related articles so that you can stay abreast with the times! They also look … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a World War I Artillery Barrage

Originally posted on The Angry Staff Officer:
Shells bursting at Ypres A lot has been said about the role of artillery in World War I, in both its intensity and ferocity. On the opening day of the Somme on July…

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Brexit: Why Cameron’s campaign lost

Originally posted on ChattiButterfly:
A week since the 23rd June aka, our ‘independence day’ still leaves traces of the nation’s shock and disbelief this is happening. Yes, although the 53% of the UK population voted out of the EU, but…

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