Opinion

December 10, 2012

State-Regulation of the British Press: So What?

By Sean Gabb At the moment in England, our masters and their clients are discussing censorship of the newspaper press. After months of submissions, a government inquiry into newspaper conduct – Read More...
December 3, 2012

Govt Tightening Use of Subsidized Fuels

In an effort to maintain its quota, the government is tightening subsidized fuel consumption by taking several measures, including limiting certain vehicles’ fuel consumption, launching a subsidized fuel-free day and – Read More...
August 25, 2012

?America after the Sikh Temple Shooting

By Valarie Kaur On Friday, I participated in a memorial for the victims of the 4 August shooting in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. I am a third-generation – Read More...
August 25, 2012

Can Football Unite Muslims and Christians in Egypt?

By Mustafa Abdelhalim During the 2012 Summer Olympics, each country cheered for its athletes’ success. In Egypt, this hope went beyond winning. For a country with many societal divides, sports – Read More...
August 25, 2012

A Palestinian Journalist, an Israeli President and a Shared Future

By Tahseen Yaqin As part of a group of Palestinian journalists, I made my way to Jerusalem on a hot day, crossing the Israeli military checkpoint at Al-Ram with an – Read More...
August 14, 2012

Can Israelis and Palestinians Learn from Srebrenica?

By Einat Levi As a Jewish Israeli, I had assumed that the Holocaust ceremonies that take place in Israel every year would have made me more immune to grief than – Read More...
August 14, 2012

Diplomacy for Dinner

By Alice Hackman On a hot Saturday evening in May in a third-floor flat in Heliopolis, a suburb of Cairo, five young Egyptians huddle around a laptop: Noha, an NGO – Read More...
August 6, 2012

Religious Leaders Call for Ethical Response to Economic Crisis

By Maria-Paz Lopez In June, at the 2nd Ibero-American Interreligious Summit in Barcelona, religious leaders from Latin America, Spain and Portugal exhorted member states “to admit the ethical origin of – Read More...
July 23, 2012

What Iraq Can Learn from Shakespeare

By Shelina Janmohamed As part of the 2012 Summer Olympics hosted in London, the Royal Shakespeare Company challenged theatre groups around the world to create contemporary re-imaginings of 16th century – Read More...
July 2, 2012

Former Combatants Switch to Politics in Aceh

By Ayi Jufridar The province of Aceh has gained a reputation for conflict since the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) took up arms in 1974 in an attempt to secede from – Read More...
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