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there goes the neighborhood…

Posted by abu ameerah on Monday, September 3, 2007

It seems that (C)rap music is taking Morocco over by storm. Great. Just what the world needed…Moroccan rappers. Maybe they can rap about kabobs and shawarma — with an occasional riff (no pun intended) thrown in about Palestine or something. I wonder if Akon is going to be on DJ Shawarma’s first album?

 

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freakonomics?

Posted by abu ameerah on Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Robert Mugabe really knows the value of a dollar or $200,000

I’m quite sure Mugabe failed ECON 101 during his college days at Dictator U.

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interesting…

Posted by abu ameerah on Monday, July 23, 2007

I would recommend any serious student of history (and even Political Science) to watch this video. The video details the rise to power and eventual murder of Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the Congo.

 

Old news footage of a detained Lumumba, shortly before his murder…

 

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