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Should There Be a European Criminal Record?

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 5th Jun 2009
Alexa Van Sickle examines the implications of a controversial new European Union initiative.... [read more]

Interview: Manuel Yepe talks to London Progressive Journal

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 2nd Jan 2009
On the Fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, Alexa Van Sickle talks to Manuel Yepe, the former Cuban Ambassador to Romania and close friend of Che Guevara, about what the future may hold for the Caribbean island. ... [read more]

Zimbabwe: Why the International Community Must Intervene

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 12th Dec 2008
Examining the legal framework of humanitarian intervention, Alexa Van Sickle calls on the international community to act now to prevent a humanitarian tragedy in Zimbabwe.... [read more]
 

Review: The Façade of Arms Control, by Anna Stavrianakis

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 10th Oct 2008
Alexa Van Sickle reviews the Campaign Against the Arms Trade booklet by Anna Stavrianakis. ... [read more]

Smuggling Music and Sex Education: 'Bravo' Magazine in the German Democratic Republic

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 5th Sep 2008
Alexa Van Sickle looks back on a popular magazine which achieved cult status in East Germany during the Cold War era.... [read more]

Far Right Emerging in Austria - Again

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 25th Jul 2008
Austria’s governing coalition has collapsed - will this lead to the rise of the far-right Freedom Party?... [read more]
 

Cultural Values and the “Amstetten case”: what the International and Austrian Media are Saying About Josef Fritzl

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 16th May 2008
Alexa Van Sickle dissects the response of national and international media to the Josef Fritzl scandal.... [read more]

A Sporting Chance: Why the Olympics is a Perfect Arena for Protest

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 11th Apr 2008
Alexa Van Sickle on the significane of the Olympic protests.... [read more]

Veiled Sentiments: Does The Burka Stand Up In Court?

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 28th Mar 2008
A courtroom ban on burkas is not racist - just practical.... [read more]
 

Florida Cubans and Republican Foreign Policy

by Alexa Van Sickle

Fri 8th Feb 2008
Alexa Van Sickle on the influence of Florida's Cuban exile community.... [read more]