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Two failed political experiments in forty-three years – what will be the next experiment? Alem Mamo, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Oct. 10/2017 – The existence of various ethnic groups within a sovereign state territory presents a positive potential for constructive social, economic, political, and cultural collaboration and partnership that …
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The official narrative and the federalism to come Tsegaye R Ararssa, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 20/2017 – In this series of reflections, I touched upon the major stages in the evolution of the Ethiopian experiment with federalism. I highlighted the range of stories that one could tell …
At a crossroads

  Ezekiel Gebissa, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 15/2007 – In his book, Moral Man and Immoral Society, Reinhold Niebuhr, the influential American theologian and ethicist, discusses the difficulty of achieving social justice through moral and rational means.  Following Thomas Hobbes, Niebuhr argues that individual humans, suffering from …