Category Archives: Other World

Climate change: The potential impacts of collective inaction

NASA map of climate change Graham Peebles explains the likely alarming outcome for life on earth even if the targets of the Paris climate change conference, which aimed to limit the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C, were to be met. Read more [...]

Islamic State violence fuels culture wars and widens generation gaps

Reina nightclub attack James Dorsey explains why the Islamist attack on Istanbul’s Reina nightclub may have emboldened Muslim youth “to stand up for their right to craft lives that reflect a more liberal, less restrictive interpretation of Islam”. Read more [...]

Listen: Former UK ambassador to Syria says British government “has gotten Syria wrong every step of the way”

Nureddin Sabir, Editor, Redress Information Read more [...]

Rapacious consumerism and climate change

Consumerism word cloud Graham Peebles highlights the destructiveness of neo-liberalism – the infinite desire for consumer goods and environmental degradation – and argues for a paradigm shift away from individualism and towards the community. Read more [...]

How does it feel being interfered with, America?

US regime change Stuart Littlewood highlights the irony of Americans complaining about alleged Russian meddling in their elections when the US and its UK ally seem to have set themselves regime change as a standard foreign policy goal. Read more [...]

Watch: “And now the latest news from Aleppo from the BBC…”

or ITN, Sky, Aljazeera, Al-Arabiya, Read more [...]

US reactions to the death of Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro Lawrence Davidson explains why Americans of Cuban descent celebrated the death of Fidel Castro, and why American conservatives are unable to comprehend the historical facts behind the evolution of Castro’s regime. Read more [...]

Local fear and ignorance in the rise of Donald Trump

Martin Luther King on ignorance Lawrence Davidson explains how Americans can vote for a charlatan such as Donald Trump in terms of the “30-mile phenomenon, that is, ignorance of and indifference towards what goes on beyond the 30-mile radius of where they live. Read more [...]

Donald Trump’s moment: Will it last?

Donald Trump looking monkey-like Lawrence Davidson considers whether Donald Trump will try to meet his campaign pledges and bankrupt the country and alienating traditional US allies, or slot himself into the existing political system in Washington and thereby lose his domestic supporters. Read more [...]

American liberals unleashed the Trump monster

Donald Trump with a clenched fist Jonathan Cook argues that the reason Donald Trump is heading to the Oval Office is because the US Democratic Party rigged the primaries to ensure that a candidate who could have beaten Trump, Bernie Sanders, did not get on the ticket. Read more [...]