Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Lij Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
Latest posts by Lij Teodrose Fikremariam (see all)
- Ethiopia’s Choice: Poverty through Grievance or Prosperity through Unity - September 9, 2019
- Bloody 60s: the Decade that Aborted Leadership in America - August 22, 2019
- A Matter of Life or Death: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Mental Illnesses Any Longer - August 17, 2019
Welcome back to “This Week’s Recap of Corporate Media Bullcrap”. Based on feedback of our readers, I’ve settled on the segment’s title and will use this running theme to highlight the crap that is our Corporate State Media. When it comes to writing about the sheer duplicity and breathtaking hypocrisy of the hack “journalists” and pundits in the mainstream media, my cup runeth over. This week’s focus is on a narrative which has dominated coverage in the…