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 has landed with the Cuthberts, two mature unmarried siblings, at their farm, Green Gables, on Prince Edward Island. One mistake: they had asked the ...
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 teacher in a school on the outskirts of Paris by a "radical Islamist", unleashed a wave of anger and hatred not only in Europe but worldwide. ...
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 dictator Ramzan Kadyrov.
In July 2020, the UFC ventured to Yas Island —a tourist destination in Abu Dhabi, UAE — for a ...
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 essentially would turbo-charge its bet on decoupling, aiming to squeeze “malign” China on a multiple Hybrid War front, undermine the Chinese ...
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, he was one of the oldest gorillas in Europe. His offspring live in zoos across the continent.
On good days, when there were no kids in costumes ...
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 – long-lived as dogs of the Doberman breed are. Martyn was a fine dog, loyally protecting us through the long years of perestroika chaos, the ...
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 over virus.” The Times reports that, facing a worrying spike in coronavirus cases in Orthodox Jewish neighbourhoods, New York City health officials ...
Is truth antipatriotic?
- Jorge Majfud
In a speech at the National Archives Museum on September 17 (Constitution Day), President Donald Trump proposed the creation of the 1776 Commission to promote a more “pro-American” education program while warning of a radical movement ...
Who I was in 1968 and other confessions: an interview with Rossana Rossanda
- Simonetta Fiori
Rossana Rossanda, legendary figure of the Italian left, died in Rome on 20 September, at the age of 96. We republish one of her last interviews, published on 5 January 2018 by Repubblica, on the occasion of the publication of the book "This ...