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Archive for May 4th, 2017

Electronic Media gets a taste of its own medicine

Reuters photo   By Imad Zafar Media has always been an effective tool for manipulating minds. In the early 19th century newspapers were used to manufacture public opinion. With the rise of electronic media, both television, internet and social media, it became easier to propagate agendas and ideologies and to conquer minds. The one who […]

Bangladesh: Dissenting Voices Trapped Between Fear And Repression

AP photo   By Amnesty International The Bangladeshi government has not only failed to protect dissenting voices or hold accountable the armed groups that threaten them, it has also stifled freedom of expression through a slew of repressive tactics and new laws, according to a new report published by human rights NGO Amnesty International.

Poetry

Gordon Parks   By Renee Drummond-Brown

Brexit, EU and the General Election

By Hazel Speed Yesterday a group of younger non-voters were interviewed due to the fact that most had either never voted, nor had any plans to vote this year or ever.

We are by far the greater threat

AP photo   By Don Krieger   China urges all sides in North Korea standoff to ‘stop irritating’ one another

Poetry and the Art of Being

  ‘Letters To Namdeo Dhasal’: A Review By Ananya S Guha

Ireland’s Netherlands Factor

PA photo   By Ricardo Swire The Republic of Ireland is the main cocaine distribution center for shipments aimed at British users. Seven years ago “Operation Shovel,” an international law enforcement mission, discovered the Costa del Sol criminal empire, valued at £1 billion, international security observers rating Costa del Sol Spain’s most influential cartel.

Poetry

Guy Bourdin   By Stephen Philip Druce