Noam Chomsky: “The U.S. is one of the most fundamentalist countries in the world”
Like beauty, fundamentalism is in the eye of the beholder. That's according to noted public intellectual and philosophical pot-stirrer Noam Chomsky,…
The Kochs’ plot against America: How the billionaire industrialists are systematically dismantling American democratic ideals
Gather round for the word of the day: metanarrative. Definitions vary but let’s say it’s one big narrative that connects the meaning of events to…
Trans Women Are Not The Enemy, They Just Gotta Pee: responding to Cork Feminista’s Ale Soares.
In one of my earliest childhood memories I’m walking into my kindergarten’s bathroom. I’m alone. I don’t know why I was allowed to go on my…
Fiji: Report on Bua bauxite mining presented in Parliament
Semi Turaga | Fiji village 10/02/2016 Chairman of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Joeli Cawaki. A parliamentary report of the Standing…
A look at Japan’s complex relationship with North Korea
RACINE — An exterior-signage proposal by a future Regency Mall tenant went haywire Wednesday with city officials grilling the mall’s owner, CB……
The Missing Voice for SCOTUS on Climate: Students
In an extraordinary move, the Supreme Court granted a stay that puts a temporary halt to Clean Power Plan. But there was one key stakeholder from…
Aiming for the skies, refugee girl must first finish school
Determined South Sudanese refugee Nyahok, 13, dreams of becoming a pilot, but a lack of funding for education means her dreams may never take…
Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds last four protesters holed up at wildlife refuge
Among those at the protest site and refusing to surrender is David Fry, who has vowed to stand his ground. “I need you guys alive,” she told them…
Oregon standoff: Protesters may leave Thursday; Cliven Bundy arrested
He was arrested last month. The refuge’s current occupiers said — during a purported live stream of a conference call between protesters,…
‘Modern Slavery': a response to Rahila Gupta
Policymakers and modern-day abolitionists have co-opted trafficking and slavery discourse for illiberal ends. To say so is not the same as denying…
Breaking Free: a women’s movement in Indian universities
Female students in Delhi are protesting against their hostels resembling prisons - arguing that restricting women’s freedom is not a way to ensure…
No intention to mock Islam, says PAS rep following attire gaffe
SHAH ALAM: Paya Jaras assemblyman Mohd Khairuddin Othman of PAS yesterday again apologised and insisted that it was never his intention to mock Islam…