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Steven Lamini

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Steven Lamini is a specialist adviser in one of the key policy fields troubling modern-day Europe and works across a range of equality fields, advising on policy and strategic approaches to cohesion.

His interests are wide and varied, and he writes on world politics, economic issues, current events, mediocrities and lame-duck presidents of countries. He believes that heads should be enlightened, but somehow regrets having such a stubborn principle, for some heads are rather best chopped off. He lives in York.

The flight of rigour

The lazy fallacy that the alternative (i.e. life organised on conscious production for need) to societies based on exploitation and the profit motive is incompatible…

Blood oil

At last! The five-year old predatory war of America and its coalition partners has finally been placed in its clearest possible perspective. Britain, France and…

The friend of my enemy is my friend

It was only on 19 June 2008 that the government of Jerusalem announced a cease fire with Hamas. Barely hours after this, it declared its…

A deal before summer?

Mugabe’s anti-imperialist rhetoric increased after his return from the World Food Summit, but by and large it was nothing more than getting himself into a…

Anatomy of prejudice

Is Barney Pityana correct in saying that the predominant form of racism in South Africa relates to mental processes of which individuals are aware or…

The Lisbon Treaty and European Unification

Adoption of the Lisbon Treaty requires unanimous support by the European Union’s 27 member states. Ireland held a referendum on 12 June 2008, giving its…

Civil liberties at stake

The only thing Britain’s Labour Party has in common with the country’s working people is its name. It’s been demonstrated over and over again in…

The Middle East: US Foreign policy under Obama

Most observers must have been shaken from their self-delusion about Barack Obama’s supposedly more “humane and wise approach to foreign policy” after he addressed the…

No method to this madness

I thought there must be something substantive behind the city of Cape Town’s flexing its muscles to the court order by government’s provincial arm to…