Archives for November, 2016

How Trump won the U. S. Presidency

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* The outcome of the recent Presidential Election in America may have surprised many people. But the question still remains: How did Mr. Trump manage to win the Election? Both Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Trump had high negatives coming into the Election. The campaign was not fought on ideas as such. The...

TPLF, Its Opponents & the Ethiopian People

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* Some may wonder why Ethiopia’s politicians do not agree. The answer is simple.  Politicians are motivated by self-interest like anyone else. However, there is a fundamental difference as to how politics is applied in an advanced country, on the one hand, and Ethiopia, on the other. Politics can be a way...