Mergouza is the latest town to be hit by the rising street art scene in Morocco

Well-known street artist El Mac has brought more life to the streets of popular Moroccan desert towns after spending a few weeks in the country in June 2016. El Mac was part of the Igloo Hong project and spent a couple weeks in Merzouga and Agdz, to paint some small murals with an all star team of artists including David… Read More Mergouza is the latest town to be hit by the rising street art scene in Morocco

Canberra cafe barista refuses to serve Indigenous man on father’s day

A barista at Hudsons Coffee has allegedly refused to serve an Aboriginal man at Canberra Airport, says journalist Amy McQuire. The barista was asked two times to make the coffee, once by the man he refused to serve, who is also McQuire’s father. The barista, known as “Troy”,  instead proceeded to serve the white people… Read More Canberra cafe barista refuses to serve Indigenous man on father’s day

The Islamisation of radicalism and the glamour of violence

By Dr Rachel Bloul Western societies seem to have discovered with a revulsion mixed with (feigned?) surprise the fact that some of its Muslim youth are not only attracted to, but participating in, Daesh [also known as ISIS] terrorism, willing to commit suicide bombing and to kill ‘innocent civilians’. Explanations usually borrow from two theories… Read More The Islamisation of radicalism and the glamour of violence

This person has the perfect solution for women in the workplace – gallery

Sarah Cooper is a writer, comedian, and creator of TheCooperReview.com. Her nine step guide on how to make men in the workplace less threatened by a woman cam out of her first book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, which comes out October 4th. Sign up for her free newsletter to get updates. Connect with her via… Read More This person has the perfect solution for women in the workplace – gallery

This letter to the editor has gone viral… #BanSuits

Whatchu going to do when they come for you? Who says letters to the editor are dead, definitely not ‘Henry Stewart’ from London, whose well-penned argument has gone viral on social media sites such as twitter under the hashtag #BanSuits. Stewart accurately points out most issues to do with corruption, war, political games and dangers to society… Read More This letter to the editor has gone viral… #BanSuits

From The Conversation: Australia changes war rules and set to continue Syria bombings

– ADF set to hit more Islamic State targets under legal change Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The rules of engagement for Australian forces fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be widened, with a proposed change in the law giving them legal power to target all parts of the armed organisation. Prime… Read More From The Conversation: Australia changes war rules and set to continue Syria bombings

This French illustrator has the perfect guide to what to do if you see Islamophobic abuse

Freelance illustrator, Maeril, based in Paris published a guide on what to do if you see incidents of Islamophobia. As part of her co-admin role at The Middle Eastern Feminist Facebook page, Maeril created the cartoon strip in response to growing Islamophobic abuse on Muslim women in France. “I’m focusing on protecting Muslims here, as… Read More This French illustrator has the perfect guide to what to do if you see Islamophobic abuse