The different treatment of three recent sets of fatality statistics, indicate once again the unbridled hypocrisy of the Anglo-Saxon, neo-con elite and their supporters. First, there are the 295 casualties suffered by those aboard Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. 1,405 more words
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Raymond Williams once suggested that the term ‘liberal has, at first sight, so clear a political meaning that some of its further associations are puzzling”. This, as Williams demonstrated, is partly because the word itself has a long and fascinating history that dates back to the 14th century. 113 more words
The overall trend has been to strengthen the oligarchic and weaken the democratic tendencies of constitutional governments.
I just did a post of some ideas on The Futures Initiative, An Open Project of the Graduate Center (CUNY) .
Here is the FULL BLOG over at… 320 more words
By Irshad Manji
Given the rise of militant Islam in the 20th century, this is an important book, despite its many shortcomings. Where the Muslim author of this book deals with the religion of Islam and its patriarchal violence her arguments are strong and the material she wields rests on solid ground. 2,835 more words