Category Archives: Other World

Time for sharing and a just economic model

Sharing the planet Graham Peebles highlights the damage to humanity inflicted by the neoliberal economic model, which is built upon greed and division, and argues that an alternative model, with sharing, justice and equality at its heart, is possible and overdue. Read more [...]

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump: Bigots all around

The bigots Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Lawrence Davidson says Mrs Clinton, like Mr Trump, is “an unprincipled opportunist" with "a self-centred myopia”, openly siding with the Zionists who are “among the world’s most demonstrative bigots” and pledging to destroy the BDS movement. Read more [...]

Britain’s Prevent strategy: Potential implications for civil liberties

Policeman holding a camera Ruth Tenne views the potential of the UK government’s Prevent strategy – whose purpose is to stop people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism – for snuffing out legitimate activities, such as criticism of Israel and support for the Palestinians. Read more [...]

Cold light of dawn for Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn - standing up In the light of the UK Labour Party’s poor performance in local and regional elections, Stuart Littlewood says the choices left for party leader Jeremy Corbyn are either to expose and confront his enemies head on, or to set up an alternative, clean party. Read more [...]

Hungry and frightened: Famine in Ethiopia

Ethiopian drought 2016 Graham Peebles highlights the role of Ethiopian government policy in accentuating the effects of the drought, which is causing famine affecting up to 18 million people, and laments that anyone has to go hungry in a world which has enough to feed everyone. Read more [...]

UK Zionists rattled by election of first students union president of Muslim background

Malia Bouattia, President of Britain's National Union of Students Gilad Atzmon writes: Malia Bouattia Read more [...]

The American Civil War returns to New Orleans 

America's racist South Lawrence Davidson examines the lingering racism in the American South, as currently manifested in New Orleans, and calls for regulating racism and other hateful attitudes through the judicious use of public institutions that help shape attitudes over time. Read more [...]

US presidential election: Escaping the two death options

US Democrats vs Republicans Jamal Kanj paints a scenario in which Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders break away from their parties and give Americans a chance “to end the 200-year-old Democratic and Republican monopoly over US presidential elections”. Read more [...]

Poverty, isolation, removal: asylum in the UK

Plight of UK asylum seekers Graham Peebles examines Britain’s policy towards asylum seekers, which he says is not just ”incompetence bordering on madness”, but derives from intolerance, deprives asylum seekers of their dignity and treats them with a lack of compassion. Read more [...]

The world and Israel: Complicity in Zionism’s crimes and why

Western complicity in Israeli crimes Drawing on his past conversations with US and Israeli leaders, Alan Hart argues that the complicity of Western and other politicians in Zionism's crimes will be never ending because Israel is, as it has long been, a nuclear-armed monster beyond control. Read more [...]