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Society & Economy

“Identity is a matter of setting up similarities and differences between people”  Taye Negussie (PHD) Since the end of the Cold War, we have been witnessing a resurgence of a ‘radical’ identity politics–a political passion which aims to create a social order supposedly under a single, ‘master’  identity to an …

  Ethiopia is having more and more people whose self-imposed enslavement resulting from a naïve, uncritical, wholesale adoption of Western cultural values and ideals are spreading fast  Taye Negussie (PHD) An assessment study recently conducted on patterns of street advertisements in Addis Ababa has revealed that out of the 600 …

The economy of a developmental state may grow at unprecedented pace but it often ruins democracy and good governance    Taye Negussie (PhD) Ordinarily, we think of a developmental state merely as a state that intervenes in the working of the market at instances of ‘market malfunctioning’. But, is that …