The strong young women saying no to January 26

“Too long have Aboriginal people been talked about rather than talked to…”
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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

Media censorship, whether it’s in the interest of the government or the business it amounts to the same thing

  Media systems around the world differ from each other on a number of bases. The history, social identity, economic and political structure of each country is reflected in their media. China, a nation in a state of change, has seen an influx of free-market and liberalised ideals in their media landscape which can still… Read More Media censorship, whether it’s in the interest of the government or the business it amounts to the same thing

Politicians still playing games after #BurkiniBan was deemed ‘definitely illegal’

French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, took to Facebook to express his support for the burkini ban on the country’s beaches even after the Conseil d’Etat deemed the ban “definitely illegal”. Valls said the burkini is a symbol of “political Islamism” and therefore a political affirmation of these ‘values’ in public spaces. Though admitting theses values to be in the minority the Prime… Read More Politicians still playing games after #BurkiniBan was deemed ‘definitely illegal’