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Archive for May 12th, 2017

The end of Iraqi and Syrian woes and the disappearance of ISIS

Reuters photo   By Dr. Fadi Elhusseini When entangled elements make it hard to reach sound analyses, conspiracy theories appear to be a good tool to explain the unexplained. This applies perfectly to the situation in the Middle East.

Section 18C is no threat to freedom of speech

AAP photo   By Rupen Savoulian As Australians, we should be thankful for the government of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The PM, in cooperation with other ultra-right politicians, anti-immigrant xenophobes and the NewsCorp media empire, have highlighted the reason why all of us are groaning under the weight of a tyrannical dictatorship curbing our freedom […]

Poetry

AP photo   By Lianne Kamp

Privatizing Government

AP photo   By Sami Jamil Jadallah I wrote in an earlier article about the issue of “deconstruction of the state”, reducing and streamlining its administrative bureaucracy, reducing the “red tape” and reducing its role in the daily lives of all Americans. So far so good.

The Extortion Quagmire – “Coward Tax”

By Ricardo Swire Extortion is also known as “The Culture of Silence.” Recent internal security updates advised that Trinidad & Tobago’s (T&T) gang kingpins and rogue administration officials are extorting “Coward Tax” from Ministry of Works & Transport contractors.

How India Functions Under Modi – Part Two

Reuters photo   By Ratnesh Dwivedi   Information Office of the Presidential Office of India

Poetry

Reuters photo   By Ngozi Olivia Osuoha

Observations of an Expat: The God Story

Reuters photo   By Tom Arms God is infallible. Although you could argue that he made a big mistake when He (or She?) scooped up a mess of Middle Eastern mud and sculpted Adam. The first Chinese is reported to have enjoyed a similar creation, although the river was the Yangtze. As for India’s Hindus, […]