God is back
Nietzsche once famously proclaimed that God was dead; with the advent of modernity, humanity has been the most anthropocentric it has ever been. Historian, editor-in-chief of the Economist and co-author … Continue reading
The Heart of Jenin: 'Do you think the Israelis liked what I did? Some would have preferred it if I'd blown myself up'
The remarkable story of Ismail Khatib, a Palestinian father from the West Bank city of Jenin, continues. After his son Ahmed was shot by israeli soldiers in November 2005, the … Continue reading
Kathy Kelly: Now We See You, Now We Don’t
Another important piece by Kathy Kelly; see also Visitors and Hosts in Pakistan and Down and Out in Shah Mansoor. In early June, 2009, I was in the Shah Mansoor … Continue reading
British Iranians protest against the BBC's coverage of post election rallies
The BBC in particular has been identified by a number of protesting Iranians both in the UK and Iran for misleading post-election coverage, with one such instance picked up by … Continue reading