Modern Slavery: The loss of innocence

The life of a child is often equated to that of mere dollars…over all people are comparatively cheaper than they were in the 1600-1800s, when slaves were purchased for life. Prices for these modern day slaves are at an all time low, while profits remain high, leading some to believe the problem is worse now [...]

African Union rejects TNC and instead calls for an all-inclusive post-Ghadafi era, but…

Do I see a little bit of an irony here? Let’s do a count: how many of the current AU member countries have inclusive governments? How many of the current AU member governments came to power through coups? Until now, the sad truth is that, all along, the AU (and its predecessor the OAU) did [...]

Fascism revisited: Wilders questions trip of Muslim converts to Egyptian ‘hate camp’

By now it may be generally known that we here in Holland got our share of islamophobia and far right exclusiveness, to put it mildly. Geert Wilders parliamentary group (it is not a party, only a ‘movement’) has 24 seats of the 150 in the lower Chamber and its presence in Dutch society. is quite [...]

Recognition of a PA state: not a good idea

Ma’an News reported on 24 August 2011: An initiative to transfer the Palestinians’ representation from the PLO to a state will terminate the legal status held by the PLO in the UN since 1975 that it is the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people. That is what a document says was prepared for the [...]

Cultural Conundrum of Climate Change

Even at the cost of being refuted, it wouldn’t be out of context to prophesise that globalisation of climate change will convert the Himalaya into a new playground for capitalism! Not only will the Himalaya get converted into a repository of carbon to counter what others have voluntarily emitted but will charge for ecosystem services [...]

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