Why I Will Not Vote

Why I Will Not Vote

There are a number of reasons I have chosen not to participate in this year’s election as a voter. It does not seem to me that anything changes with my vote. I’m not fooled by the narrative of a two-horse race, where on one side a hustler pretends to empathize with...
The End of a Quest: Why I became a scientific socialist

The End of a Quest: Why I became a scientific socialist

I am a child of the neocolonial client state, and coming from the dregs of its social ladder, I was never destined to survive its many malaria and falling houses when the rains came by — somehow, I and my kind survived; whether we thrived or not is a question for the...
Perspectives on the forthcoming elections in Kenya

Perspectives on the forthcoming elections in Kenya

It pays to have an ear to the ground in Kenyan politics, especially when the election season comes around. The memory of the 2007 and 2008 election-related violence is still raw for the many lives lost and those of the internally displaced that are yet to pick up. The...