Articles by: John Graversgaard

Ethiopia and US failed policy

Ethiopia and US failed policy

In the media, we see one-sided media campaign against Ethiopia, where armed war has broken out between the central government and rebels in the northern province of Tigray. In the absence of knowledge of the content of the conflict, Western governments and the media choose to support the rebels’ narrative. Rebels who have strong friends in Washington. One is tempted[Read More…]

by 23/04/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Friedrich Engels’ 200th birthday, visit the Wuppertal

Friedrich Engels’ 200th birthday, visit the Wuppertal

A ghost goes through Europe: The ghost of communism This year it is 200 years since Friedrich Engels was born in the German town of Wuppertal in the Rhine district.  I have visited the Wuppertal on that occasion and here are a few political reflections. Engels is one of the most significant personalities of the 19th Century, who has influenced[Read More…]

by 02/11/2020 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Denmark’s ‘Ghetto Package’- Discrimination Enshrined In Law’

Denmark’s ‘Ghetto Package’- Discrimination Enshrined In Law’

Co-Written by John Graversgaard and Liz Fekete The previous centre-right government led by the Venstre party (Liberals) was replaced in June 2019 by a centre-left minority government, led by the Social Democratic Party. But has a new government adopted a different approach to immigration, integration and the ‘ghetto package’? Sadly, the answer is a very definite no. But perhaps this[Read More…]

by 30/12/2019 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Understanding Eritrea

Understanding Eritrea

The Horn of Africa has been plagued by conflicts and war for decades, and finally it seems that peace has come to the region. Political changes in Ethiopia have opened for a rapid peace agreement with Eritrea signed on 8 July 2018 by president Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea and prime minister Ahmed Abiy of Ethiopia. As a dream that finally[Read More…]

by 31/12/2018 3 comments World
Thaw in the Horn of Africa: The anti-colonial struggle of Eritrea and the liberation of Ethiopia

Thaw in the Horn of Africa: The anti-colonial struggle of Eritrea and the liberation of Ethiopia

  With the nearly unbelievable sudden rapprochement between the presidents Abiy and Afwerki, hopes and dreams seems to have come through. Hopes and dreams for peace and cooperation between the two neighbour nations and ending the total blockade of communication after 20 years of walking in the desert. Telephone lines and transport lines are opened, so people can meet their[Read More…]

by 30/07/2018 Comments are Disabled World
Continued Unjust Sanctions Against Eritrea In 2017

Continued Unjust Sanctions Against Eritrea In 2017

Western Imperialism continues to use UN to demonize Eritrea with no substantial and valid arguments. With sanctions in the Security Council(UNSC) the masters of the universe and their fellow-travellers hope to cripple this proud and independent nation. But in vain. On the 14 Nov 2017 the UNSC again voted to continue the sanction regime. 11 affirmative and 4 abstained( Bolivia,[Read More…]

by 31/12/2017 1 comment Imperialism