Portrait of Nimr Baqr al-Nimr an independent Shia cleric in al-Awamiyah, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia by Abbas Goudarzi, Wikipedia Commons. On January 2, 2016, the Saudi government executed Nimr Al-Nimr, a prominent Shi’a Saudi cleric, who spent much of his adult life speaking for his marginalized community. Al-Nimr’s sermons and speeches came to symbolize the Read More…
John Pollock discusses the 2002 massacres in Gujarat state under then chief minister Narendra Modi and asks whether the same mistakes are being made again in India
John Pollock discusses the rise of Hindu nationalism under Narendra Modi’s BJP party and the targeting of minorities in India.
Kelsey Berg provides a philosophical analysis of modern surveillance, with a surface overview of the Canadian surveillance context.
Kelly Rahardja examines women’s rights in Russia in her latest infographic.
John Pollock discusses the implications for China following the summer’s stock market collapse and the role played by the Communist Party.
Jonas critically analyzes the politics of murder in the USA
John Pollock discusses in detail the summer collapse of China’s Shanghai Stock Index and the implications for China’s transition from a command to a market economy.
Victoria Heath illustrates the connection between women’s security and state security with her latest infograph.
Russia recently produced an image of a secret nuclear warhead capable of devastating the United States with a 500ft tsunami able to destroy every living thing within 1000 miles. It was of course just “a leak”. If history has anything to say, however, it is very likely that this was a premeditated strategic military move. Read More…