Thinking, acting, creating, communicating: within its inexhaustible wealth and diversity, human creation is going through a revolution. The masters of the world are trying to appropriate it. We resist.
Netflix’s 'The Crown' reminds us Thatcher was just like Trump – an outsider to the ruling class, surrounded by a ‘swamp’
Gillian Anderson’s portrayal of the Iron Lady in the lavish production reminds us that, though she was a Tory PM, Margaret Thatcher was no conservative, but a handbag-wielding wrecking ball to all that was ‘great’ about Britain. ...
Pirates of the Mediterranean
An article from 2006, which has lost none of its topicality.
In the autumn of 68 B.C. the world's only military superpower was dealt a profound psychological blow by a daring terrorist attack on its very heart. Rome's port at Ostia was set on fire, ...
Journalism and ‘the words of power’
Robert Fisk (1946-2020) روبرت فيسك
The relationship between power and the media is about semantics, Robert Fisk told The Al Jazeera Forum in 2010.
Robert Fisk at Al Jazeera Forum 2010. Photo Mohamed Nanabhay
Editor’s Note: Robert Fisk, veteran Middle East correspondent ...
'Anne with an E', the redheaded orphan who brought MeToo to Canadian farmers
- Rim Ben Fraj ريم بن فرج - Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
With a volcanic temperament matching her flaming hair and a boundless imagination, little orphan Anne ...
Western societies: Integration of immigrants and freedom of expression
- Mostafa Ghahremani مصطفی قهرمانی
An indictment against a failed policy of assimilation
The brutal murder of Samuel Paty, a history ...
The Chechen Wolf: How Ramzan Kadyrov plans to utilize UFC breakout star Khamzat Chimaev
- Karim Zidan كريم زيدان
Karim Zidan delves into the rise of Khamzat Chimaev and how his potential stardom will benefit Chechen ...
Will Confucius marry Marx? The limits of Chinese power, as seen by a Chinese expert
Listening to and reading Lanxin Xiang
- - Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар پپه اِسکوبار
Everything about US-China hinges on the result of the upcoming US presidential election.
Trump 2.0 ...
The Life and Death of Massa the Gorilla
Tragedy at a German Zoo
- Max Polonyi
When Massa the gorilla died at age 49 in a tragic fire earlier this year at the zoo in Krefeld, Germany, ...
The sick dog in the big city
A Russian tale
- Anna Politkovskaya Анна Политковская (1958-2006)
Last summer our dog died at a very advanced age. Our faithful Doberman Martyn was fifteen years old ...
Light unto the Covid : are Haredi Jews reaching herd immunity?
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
The New York Times reported this week that “New York threatens Orthodox Jewish areas with Lockdown ...