Archive for April, 2015

MailOnline rips off Machu Picchu Master Plan analysis

MailOnline rips off Machu Picchu Master Plan analysis

(Update**) Mail Online, the Web site of British tabloid The Daily Mail, is notorious for unabashed plagiarism, stealing content from major market competitors and freelance journalists alike with abandon. (Plug “MailOnline” and “Plagiarism” into the Google search engine and see the dizzying results. Odd that Google rewards this unethical click […]

International —An Easy Target: Homophobia For Political Ends

Op-Ed by Graeme Reid —The Mark News— Nigeria’s lively civil society is not known for consensus. So it is striking that every organization, interviewed by Human Rights Watch seems to agree on this: Outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act into law in January 2014 to boost […]

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Launches Campaign for Presidency

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Launches Campaign for Presidency

Former prime minister and finance minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski launched his presidential campaign for next year’s general elections, to be held in April 2016. Kuczynski, a well-known economist in Peru, will run for office for Peru’s top post for a second time, aiming to brand himself as the “progressive” candidate in a […]

No Man’s Land: Women Plan Peace March Across Korea’s DMZ

Ope-Ed by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate — The Mark News — On May 24, 2015, which is International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament, 30 women peacemakers from 15 countries plan to walk across the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea. This will be an important […]