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Blasphemy: Time for Muslim soul searching
Much of the scandalous consequences are attributable to an active history of hostility between the West and the Islam.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 11:02 GMT
How the war on terror is a war of terror
States such as Israel which today "portray themselves" as fighting terrorism were in some ways "born out of terror".
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 12:05 GMT
A new Ridley Scott movie 'has all the ingredients of a cosmic epic', examining the nature of humanity and the universe.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 11:47 GMT
Revolution: The pursuit of public happiness
Can using Hannah Arendt's prism of viewing the American Revolution help us understand the Arab Spring?
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 17:01 GMT
Leadership deficit on both sides prolongs the unfinished uprisings
As Arab Spring opposition groups enjoy popular legitimacy but lack power, they can't afford an unintelligent approach.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 14:05 GMT
State crime and street crime: Two sides of one coin?
When society is this corrupt, are the poor entitled to rise up and take what is 'theirs'?
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 12:39 GMT
On Syria: Where the Left is right and the Right is wrong
Both the Left and the Right in Syria are "statists" - power hungry, reaching to gain control of the state apparatus.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 05:17 GMT
Being a communist in 2012
Being a communist in 2012 is not a political choice, but rather an existential matter, writes Santiago Zabala.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 11:33 GMT
Failing upwards: Living in a bureaucratic world
Although there are three main frames used to understand the world, a Weberian fourth is realising itself.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2012 11:11 GMT
Slavoj Zizek and Harum Scarum
By saying "Asian values" have corrupted capitalism, Zizek aligns himself with generations of Orientalist thinkers.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 14:46 GMT
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