Who Needs an Unstable Middle East?

November 12, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Being a supporter of Palestinian statehood used to be a more lonely road than it is now. It was difficult to mention Palestine in public because it was such a 'dirty' word, Susan Walpole writes

Palestine Entangled: The Politics of Money

November 10, 2012 7:02 am Leave your thoughts

The link between political statements and action, and money is obvious for all to see. What may appear as political concessions can oftentimes be attributed to some frozen or funds waiting to be delivered. It is transaction-based politics at its best, writes Ramzy Baroud.

Struck Dumb

November 6, 2012 9:40 am Leave your thoughts

Despite hurricane Sandy, neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney will speak about global warming. The danger this poses is huge, writes George Monbiot.


November 3, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

History replays itself over and over again. An endless loop. And we watch. Mesmerised. As if it were the first time. And we never learn... From Hungary to Bahrain, Dr Faisal Mikdadi contemplates the struggle for democracy.